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SHQ Review May 2020

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Contraception and COVID-19 infographic

Access to contraception remains essential right now. Check out our new infographic about contraception during COVID-19!
 

Telehealth services now available at SHQ

We are now offering telehealth (phone) services! Please call 9227 6177 to make an appointment to discuss contraception, STIs, unplanned pregnancy and more.
 

 

Community News

AHCWA releases new COVID-19 resources

The Aboriginal Health Council of WA (AHCWA) have created an amazing range of different resources around COVID-19 and keeping safe. To check out the resources follow the link to the AHCWA website
 

New STI testing video

The YEP Crew have released a brand new video on how to get an STI test during social isolation, featuring us and our staff! Head to the YEP Crew’s Facebook page to check it out!
 
 

New domestic violence campaign

 The Department of Social Services has created a new campaign about domestic violence in the time of COVID-19 called Help is Here. To check out the campaign and find out about support available, head to the Department of Social Services
 

Keep Calm, Be Safe and Stay Connected

 The Salvation Army has created a fantastic resource for young people about where they can seek support and information during this coronavirus. It is a live document which is updated weekly. To check out the document follow this link
 
 

Situational Report: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Australia

 Marie Stopes Australia have released a report on how COVID-19 is impacting sexual health rights, lack of access to sexual health services and recommendations on how to improve and maintain the sexual health rights of Australians. To check out the report follow the link
 

International Conference on Family Planning: 1- 4 February 2021

The next International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) is scheduled for Pattaya City Thailand in February 2021. Abstract submissions are currently being sought. Head to the ICFP website for more information and help on writing an abstract.
 
 

Digital Youth Work Activities Database

Youthwork.io have developed a crowd-sourced Youth Work Activities database with activities, initiatives and other useful information. To view the document or to add your own activities, follow the link
 
 

Research Opportunities & Updates

 

COVID-19 and Sexual Health Study

The University of Melbourne is conducting research about the impact
COVID-19 is having on the sexual and reproductive health of people over 18 living in Australia. For more information or to complete the survey follow this link
 

MYAN WA CaLD Youth and COVID-19 Survey

Multicultural Youth Advocacy Network of Western Australia (MYAN WA) is conducting a survey into the impact COVID-19 has had on CaLD young people in Western Australia. For more information or to complete the survey follow this link
 

Upcoming Training Opportunities

STIs In WA Primary Care – new online module

This course is intended to provide primary health care professionals with comprehensive education about discussing STIs with patients, STI testing and STI management.  For more information on the module and to register follow this link
 

Brook Online sexual health professional development 

Brook is a sexual health service in the UK that offers free online training in sexual health for people who work with young people. Topics include pleasure, consent, relationships and much more. Head to the Brook website for more information and to sign-up for the PDs.

 

Upcoming Key Dates

IDAHoBIT – 17 May 2020

IDAHoBIT stands for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. IDAHoBIT celebrates LGBTI+ people across the world and recognises the work that is still needed to be done.
 

National Reconciliation Week 
27 May – 3 June 2020

National Reconciliation Week celebrates the history and culture of Indigenous Australians and strengthening the relationships between Indigenous and
non-Indigenous people in Australia.
 

Send in your submissions for future SHQ Newsletters!

Got something you want to see in the next SHQ Newsletter? To submit something for consideration, just email us.You can head to our Newsletter page to check out the distribution schedule and cut-off dates for submissions for upcoming newsletters.

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