Lisa Maher

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling up HIV treatment, care and support for injecting drug users in Vietnam
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:296-305. 2007
  2. pmc Amphetamine-type stimulant use and HIV/STI risk behaviour among young female sex workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    L Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 22:203-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Using ethnographic fieldwork to inform hepatitis C vaccine preparedness studies with people who inject drugs
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:194-201. 2010
  4. pmc Candidate hepatitis C vaccine trials and people who inject drugs: challenges and opportunities
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Centre for Immunology, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Vaccine 28:7273-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a reduction in heroin availability on patterns of drug use, risk behaviour and incidence of hepatitis C virus infection in injecting drug users in New South Wales, Australia
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Medical Centre, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 10, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:244-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hepatitis C in Australia: notifications, treatment uptake and liver transplantations, 1997-2006
    Heather F Gidding
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1648-54. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Acceptability of hepatitis C virus testing methods among injecting drug users
    Bethany White
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:666-70. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of financial incentives to increase hepatitis B vaccination completion among people who inject drugs in Australia
    Libby Topp
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Prev Med 57:297-303. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Representativeness of injecting drug users who participate in HIV surveillance: results from Australia's Needle and Syringe Program Survey
    Libby Topp
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:632-8. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint High hepatitis C incidence in new injecting drug users: a policy failure?
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:30-5. 2007

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Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Scaling up HIV treatment, care and support for injecting drug users in Vietnam
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:296-305. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Amphetamine-type stimulant use and HIV/STI risk behaviour among young female sex workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    L Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 22:203-9. 2011
    ..In Cambodia, recent ATS use is independently associated with incident STI infection among young female sex workers (FSWs)...
  3. doi request reprint Using ethnographic fieldwork to inform hepatitis C vaccine preparedness studies with people who inject drugs
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:194-201. 2010
    ..Feasibility studies are an important component of preparations for field trials of biomedical prevention interventions, including vaccines...
  4. pmc Candidate hepatitis C vaccine trials and people who inject drugs: challenges and opportunities
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Centre for Immunology, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Vaccine 28:7273-8. 2010
    ..Significant biological and social factors and differences between HIV and HCV suggest that HCV warrants targeted vaccine preparedness research to lay the groundwork for successful implementation of future trials...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a reduction in heroin availability on patterns of drug use, risk behaviour and incidence of hepatitis C virus infection in injecting drug users in New South Wales, Australia
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, St Vincent s Medical Centre, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 10, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 89:244-50. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of hepatitis C in Australia: notifications, treatment uptake and liver transplantations, 1997-2006
    Heather F Gidding
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1648-54. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine trends in the epidemiology and treatment of HCV in Australia...
  7. doi request reprint Acceptability of hepatitis C virus testing methods among injecting drug users
    Bethany White
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:666-70. 2008
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the acceptability of three methods of hepatitis C virus (HCV) testing among injecting drug users (IDUs): oral fluid, capillary blood and venous blood sampling...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomised controlled trial of financial incentives to increase hepatitis B vaccination completion among people who inject drugs in Australia
    Libby Topp
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia
    Prev Med 57:297-303. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of modest financial incentives in increasing completion of an accelerated 3-dose hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination schedule (0, 7, 21days) among people who inject drugs (PWID)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Representativeness of injecting drug users who participate in HIV surveillance: results from Australia's Needle and Syringe Program Survey
    Libby Topp
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:632-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the representativeness of NSP Survey samples...
  10. ncbi request reprint High hepatitis C incidence in new injecting drug users: a policy failure?
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:30-5. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine incidence of HCV and associated risk factors among new IDUs in Sydney...
  11. doi request reprint Higher HCV antibody prevalence among Indigenous clients of needle and syringe programs
    James Ward
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, 45 Beach Street, Coogee, NSW 2010
    Aust N Z J Public Health 35:421-6. 2011
    ..To compare prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody and associated risk behaviours among Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants in the Australian Needle and Syringe Program Survey...
  12. pmc Hepatitis C virus acquisition among injecting drug users: a cohort analysis of a national repeated cross-sectional survey of needle and syringe program attendees in Australia, 1995-2004
    Kathleen Falster
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    J Urban Health 86:106-18. 2009
    ..In summary, our findings suggest a persistent HCV epidemic despite significant harm reduction efforts in Australia since the mid-1980s, with HIV incidence effectively constant in successive initiation cohorts...
  13. doi request reprint Learning from the past: young Indigenous people's accounts of blood-borne viral and sexually transmitted infections as resilience narratives
    Julie Mooney-Somers
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 13:173-86. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Estimating the cost-effectiveness of needle-syringe programs in Australia
    Jisoo A Kwon
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS 26:2201-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of needle-syringe programs (NSPs) with respect to HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among Australian injecting drug users (IDUs)...
  15. pmc Increased hepatitis C virus vaccine clinical trial literacy following a brief intervention among people who inject drugs
    Bethany White
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 32:419-25. 2013
    ..We assessed the impact of a brief intervention (BI) designed to improve HCV vaccine CTL among people who inject drugs in Sydney, Australia...
  16. doi request reprint Healthcare utilisation and disclosure of injecting drug use among clients of Australia's needle and syringe programs
    M Mofizul Islam
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 37:148-54. 2013
    ..Health service utilisation was examined among participants in the Australian Needle and Syringe Program Survey (ANSPS), an annual cross-sectional sero-survey of needle syringe program (NSP) attendees...
  17. pmc Condom negotiation across different relationship types by young women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Lisa Maher
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Glob Public Health 8:270-83. 2013
    ..The lack of improvement in condom use in FSWs' non-commercial sexual relationships needs to be understood in relation to both sex work and the broader Cambodian sexual culture within which these relationships are embedded...
  18. doi request reprint High rates of late HIV diagnosis among people who inject drugs compared to men who have sex with men and heterosexual men and women in Australia
    Handan Wand
    Faculty of Medicine, Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, 45 Beach Street, Coogee, Sydney, NSW, 2034, Australia
    AIDS Behav 17:235-41. 2013
    ..Ongoing prevention efforts need to be coupled with targeted testing and treatment efforts to increase the diagnosis of recent infection in PWID and reduce apparent inequities in access to screening...
  19. pmc Correlates of susceptibility to hepatitis B among people who inject drugs in Sydney, Australia
    Rachel M Deacon
    Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Urban Health 89:769-78. 2012
    ..The lack of an association between incarceration and vaccination also suggests increasing vaccination uptake and completion in adult and juvenile correctional facilities may also be important...
  20. doi request reprint Disproportionate impact of combination antiretroviral therapy on AIDS incidence in Australia: results from a modified back-projection model
    Handan Wand
    The Kirby Institute, UNSW Cliffbrook Campus, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    AIDS Behav 16:360-7. 2012
    ..The impact of cART on AIDS diagnoses has been modest among IDUs. Late presentation, poor access to health services and barriers to uptake of cART may account for the divergence between these population groups...
  21. doi request reprint Gender differences in hepatitis C antibody prevalence and risk behaviours amongst people who inject drugs in Australia 1998-2008
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 21:471-6. 2010
    ..This study aims to assess gender differences in hepatitis C antibody prevalence and associated risk behaviours amongst a large sample of PWID in Australia...
  22. ncbi request reprint Promoting equitable access to hepatitis C treatment for Indo-Chinese injecting drug users
    Heidi Coupland
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 20:234-40. 2009
    ..Little is known about barriers to treatment uptake among culturally diverse groups of IDUs. Indo-Chinese IDUs represent a marginalised group with high rates of incident and prevalent HCV infection...
  23. ncbi request reprint Enhancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people's resilience to blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections: findings from a community-based participatory research project
    Julie Mooney-Somers
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Health Promot J Austr 20:195-201. 2009
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Estimating population attributable risk for hepatitis C seroconversion in injecting drug users in Australia: implications for prevention policy and planning
    Handan Wand
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 104:2049-56. 2009
    ..To determine risk factors and estimate their population-level contribution to hepatitis C virus (HCV) burden...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of a supervised injecting facility on ambulance call-outs in Sydney, Australia
    Allison M Salmon
    National Centre HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:676-83. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Injecting-related injury and disease among clients of a supervised injecting facility
    Allison M Salmon
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 101:132-6. 2009
    ..The social and physical environments in which drugs are injected play a significant role in these and other morbidities. Supervised injecting facilities (SIFs) seek to address such issues associated with public injecting drug use...
  27. doi request reprint Motivators and barriers influencing willingness to participate in candidate HCV vaccine trials: perspectives of people who inject drugs
    Ju Nyeong Park
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Centre for Immunology, Cnr Boundary and West Streets, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 123:35-40. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the factors that influence willingness to participate (WTP) in candidate HCV vaccine trials among this group...
  28. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for hepatitis C seroconversion in injecting drug users in Australia
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research and School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Addiction 101:1499-508. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and identify risk factors for seroconversion...
  29. doi request reprint The impact of needle and syringe programs on HIV and HCV transmissions in injecting drug users in Australia: a model-based analysis
    Jisoo A Kwon
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:462-9. 2009
    ..We aim to estimate how changes in sterile syringe distribution through needle-syringe programs (NSPs) may affect HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Australia...
  30. ncbi request reprint High HIV testing and low HIV prevalence among injecting drug users attending the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre
    Allison M Salmon
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:280-3. 2009
    ..Measure the self-reported prevalence of HIV, history of HIV testing and associated risk factors among injecting drug users (IDUs) attending the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC)...
  31. pmc Reduction in HCV incidence among injection drug users attending needle and syringe programs in Australia: a linkage study
    Jenny Iversen
    Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Public Health 103:1436-44. 2013
    ..We examined trends in HCV incident infection among injection drug users (IDUs) attending needle and syringe programs (NSPs) in Australia in 1995 to 2010...
  32. doi request reprint The reliability of sensitive information provided by injecting drug users in a clinical setting: clinician-administered versus audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (ACASI)
    M Mofizul Islam
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    AIDS Care 24:1496-503. 2012
    ..Adoption of a universal precautionary approach to complement individually tailored assessment of and advice regarding health risk behaviours for IDUs may address this issue...
  33. ncbi request reprint "Fitness for duty": social, organisational and structural influences on the design and conduct of candidate hepatitis C vaccine trials involving people who inject drugs
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Vaccine 28:5228-36. 2010
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Clinical trial literacy among injecting drug users in Sydney, Australia: A pilot study
    Anna Doab
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Contemp Clin Trials 30:431-5. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Fifteen years of HIV surveillance among people who inject drugs: the Australian Needle and Syringe Program Survey 1995-2009
    Libby Topp
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 25:835-42. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the correlates of HIV infection among PWID; and to examine these correlates over time...
  36. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of injecting-related injury and disease among clients of Australia's needle and syringe programs
    Libby Topp
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
    Aust N Z J Public Health 32:34-7. 2008
    ..To identify lifetime prevalence and predictors of self-reported injecting-related injuries and diseases (IRID) and/or injecting-related problems (IRP) among a national cross-sectional sample of injecting drug users...
  37. doi request reprint Có vay có tra (What goes around comes around): culture, risk and vulnerability to blood-borne viruses among ethnic Vietnamese injecting drug users
    Hien Thi Ho
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and Hanoi School of Public Health, Vietnam
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:420-8. 2008
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Factors influencing a self-limiting HIV outbreak among ethnic Vietnamese injecting drug users in Melbourne, Australia
    Peter Higgs
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Qual Health Res 19:1690-701. 2009
    ..Early and effective engagement with participants by health care workers also appears to have played an important role in containing the transmission of HIV within this group of ethnic Vietnamese heroin injectors...
  39. doi request reprint At the intersection of marginalised identities: lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people's experiences of injecting drug use and hepatitis C seroconversion
    Rachel M Deacon
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Health Soc Care Community 21:402-10. 2013
    ..Health professionals working in drug and HCV care services need to develop capacity in providing culturally appropriate health-care for LGBT PWID...
  40. pmc Cohort Profile: The International Collaboration of Incident HIV and Hepatitis C in Injecting Cohorts (InC3) Study
    Jason Grebely
    The Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity in Society, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA, CRCHUM, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Center for Infection and Immunity, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1649-59. 2013
    ..Potential collaborators should contact the InC(3) PI Dr Kimberley Page (kPage@psg.ucsf.edu) for further information. ..
  41. ncbi request reprint Modelling the hepatitis C virus epidemic in Australia
    Karina Razali
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:228-35. 2007
    ..This paper updates estimates of HCV incidence and prevalence between 1960 and 2005...
  42. ncbi request reprint Five years on: what are the community perceptions of drug-related public amenity following the establishment of the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre?
    Allison M Salmon
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, NSW, Australia
    Int J Drug Policy 18:46-53. 2007
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Qualitative accounts of needle and syringe cleaning techniques among people who inject drugs in Sydney, Australia
    Jai Nathani
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:413-9. 2010
    ..This study attempts to identify and assess cleaning practices in terms of the techniques involved and the social contexts in which cleaning takes place...
  44. doi request reprint Is point of access to needles and syringes related to needle sharing? Comparing data collected from pharmacies and needle and syringe programs in south-east Sydney
    Joanne Bryant
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:364-70. 2010
    ..This paper examines patterns of equipment acquisition and risk for blood-borne virus transmission among injecting drug users who use pharmacies and needle and syringe programs (NSP) in south-east Sydney...
  45. pmc The effects of female sex, viral genotype, and IL28B genotype on spontaneous clearance of acute hepatitis C virus infection
    Jason Grebely
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Hepatology 59:109-20. 2014
    ..Conclusions: Female sex, favorable IL28B genotype, and HCV genotype 1 are independent predictors of spontaneous clearance. Further research is required to elucidate the observed sex-based differences in HCV control...
  46. doi request reprint Extremely low and sustained HIV incidence among people who inject drugs in a setting of harm reduction
    Jenny Iversen
    aViral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program bBiostatistics and Databases Program, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales cResearch Strategy Unit, Cancer Council NSW dPublic Health Interventions Research Group, The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    AIDS 28:275-8. 2014
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Improving surveillance for acute hepatitis C
    Rachel M Deacon
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 35:16-20. 2011
    ....
  48. pmc Sequential bottlenecks drive viral evolution in early acute hepatitis C virus infection
    Rowena A Bull
    School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS Pathog 7:e1002243. 2011
    ..These results provide the first detailed analysis of early within-host evolution of HCV, indicating strong selective forces limit viral evolution in the acute phase of infection...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk behaviors and antibody hepatitis B and C prevalence among injecting drug users in south-western Sydney, Australia
    Lisa Maher
    School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1114-20. 2004
    ....
  50. pmc Overdose beliefs and management practices among ethnic Vietnamese heroin users in Sydney, Australia
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia
    Harm Reduct J 6:6. 2009
    ..Implications for overdose prevention, treatment and management are identified and discussed...
  51. ncbi request reprint A diagnosis of hepatitis C - insights from a study on patients' experiences
    Carla Treloar
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
    Aust Fam Physician 39:589-92. 2010
    ..Previous research has documented patient experiences of hepatitis C virus (HCV) diagnosis to be without sufficient pretest and post-test discussions - health professionals have expressed a need for training in this area...
  52. pmc Injection drug users' involvement in drug dealing in the downtown eastside of Vancouver: social organization and systemic violence
    Will Small
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, 608 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6 Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Burnaby, Canada Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Kirby Institute, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 24:479-87. 2013
    ..This exploratory qualitative study aims to understand IDUs' dealing activities and roles, as well as the perceived benefits and risks related to participation in illicit drug markets, including experiences of drug market violence...
  53. pmc Housing instability among people who inject drugs: results from the Australian needle and syringe program survey
    Libby Topp
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute formerly the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, 2052, Australia
    J Urban Health 90:699-716. 2013
    ....
  54. pmc Quilt plots: a simple tool for the visualisation of large epidemiological data
    Handan Wand
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e85047. 2014
    ..Graphical representation of data is one of the most easily comprehended forms of explanation. The current study describes a simple visualization tool which may allow greater understanding of medical and epidemiological data...
  55. pmc Biomarker validation of recent unprotected sexual intercourse in a prospective study of young women engaged in sex work in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Jennifer L Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:462-8. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the validity of self-reported condom use using the rapid prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test among Cambodian FSWs...
  56. pmc Developing and validating a scoring tool for identifying people who inject drugs at increased risk of hepatitis C virus infection
    Handan Wand
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    BMJ Open 2:e000387. 2012
    ..Conclusions Knowledge of HCV status has important implications for public health and care and treatment. Risk assessment strategies may assist in alerting PWID who are at increased risk of HCV infection to present for testing...
  57. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia in the Pacific region, the silent epidemic
    Susan J Cliffe
    Perinatal and Reproductive Epidemiology and Research Unit, School Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 35:801-6. 2008
    ....
  58. pmc Point-of-Care Testing for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea: Implications for Clinical Practice
    Lisa Natoli
    The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia The Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e100518. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the clinical implications of using CT/NG POC tests in routine clinical care in remote settings...
  59. pmc Selling sex in unsafe spaces: sex work risk environments in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Lisa Maher
    The Kirby Institute formerly the National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Harm Reduct J 8:30. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  60. ncbi request reprint 4th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
    Lisa Maher
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 187:610-2. 2007
  61. doi request reprint The Indigenous Resiliency Project: a worked example of community-based participatory research
    Julie Mooney-Somers
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Australia
    N S W Public Health Bull 20:112-8. 2009
    ..A commentary on the experience of one health worker involved in the project accompanies the paper...
  62. ncbi request reprint Responding to Australia's National Hepatitis B Strategy 2010-13: gaps in knowledge and practice in relation to Indigenous Australians
    Anna Olsen
    The Kirby Institute, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 20:134-42. 2014
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  63. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C among intravenous drug users
    Lisa Maher
    Epidemiology 16:423; author reply 424. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Measuring effectiveness of needle and syringe exchange programs for prevention of HIV among injecting drug users: Response to Amundsen
    Lisa Maher
    Addiction 101:1834-6. 2006
  65. pmc How can hepatitis C be prevented in the long term?
    Pedro Mateu-Gelabert
    Center for Drug Use and HIV Research, National Development Research Institutes, New York City, NY, United States
    Int J Drug Policy 18:338-40. 2007
    ..These studies aim to provide the conceptual basis for developing a new generation of HCV prevention programs to assist both new and experienced IDUs to remain uninfected over the long run...
  66. ncbi request reprint Supervised injecting facilities: how much evidence is enough?
    Lisa Maher
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:351-3. 2007
  67. doi request reprint Blood-borne virus prevalence and risk among steroid injectors: results from the Australian Needle and Syringe Program Survey
    Carolyn A Day
    Drug Health Services, Central Clinical School, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:559-61. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Beneficiaries get green light to appeal Medicare policies
    Lisa Maher
    Contemp Longterm Care 25:8. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Applied communitarian ethics for harm reduction: promoting a dialogue within the field
    Craig Fry
    Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc and Department of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 26:553-5. 2007
    ..This 'discursive authenticity' as Hathaway has called it, can help to define a new territory of authority for drug users as participants in harm reduction policy, practice and research...
  70. doi request reprint Methamphetamine: geographic areas and populations at risk, and emerging evidence for effective interventions
    Louisa Degenhardt
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:217-9. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Drugs, public health and policing in indigenous communities
    Lisa Maher
    Drug Alcohol Rev 23:249-51. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Beyond Olmstead. What the New Freedom Initiative means for long-term care
    Lisa Maher
    Contemp Longterm Care 25:19-21. 2002