Vol. 14, No. 1: HIV, policing and the law
March 2016

This edition of HIV Australia explores the nexus between HIV prevention,
policing practices and the law.

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Why are we waiting? The urgent need for NSPs in Australian prisons By Angella Duvnjak, Nicole Wiggins and Sione Crawford

It’s time: a case for trialling a needle and syringe program in Australian prisons By Mark Stoové

The role of the police in the HIV response: the Law Enforcement and HIV Network (LEAHN) By Nick Crofts and Melissa Jardine

Watching the detectives: a successful policy intervention in Victoria By Paul Kidd

The problem with Section 79: the call to amend HIV disclosure laws in NSW By Scott Harlum

Back to the future? HIV, spitting and perceptions of risk By Linda Forbes and Michael Frommer

Police work and blood borne viruses (BBVs): providing information and guidance about risks and responsibilities By Karen Seager

Phylogenetic analysis as expert evidence in HIV transmission prosecutions By Paul Kidd

Equity inside and out? HIV, treatment access and prisoners By Michael Frommer and Tony Maynard

Hepatitis C and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: closing the gap By Heather McCormack

Straight outta WA: tracing the success of a state-wide prison-based BBV education program By Matthew Armstrong

The Connections Program: a NSW integrated approach to care and engagement for prisoners with a history of illicit drug use By Stephen Ward

From ‘Evening Boys’ to ‘Evening Girls’: shifting the dynamic between transgender sex workers and the police By Jackie McMillan and Chantell Martin


INTERNATIONAL FEATURE Harm reduction and drug policy in ASEAN: an uneasy but critical partnership for health and human rights By Gloria Lai

HEALTH PROMOTION PROFILE Living Well: Women with HIV By Sally Cameron and Finn O’Keefe