Jenny Iversen

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint High risk injecting behaviour among people who inject pharmaceutical opioids in Australia
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 42:1-6. 2017
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Individual-level syringe coverage among Needle and Syringe Program attendees in Australia
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:195-200. 2012
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint High risk injecting behaviour among people who inject pharmaceutical opioids in Australia
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Australia, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 42:1-6. 2017
    ..This study investigates types of PO injected, methods used to prepare PO for injection and correlates of recent (last 6 months) PO injection among a large national sample of people who inject drugs (PWID)...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Individual-level syringe coverage among Needle and Syringe Program attendees in Australia
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, Kirby Institute, University of NSW, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:195-200. 2012
    ..Estimates of program coverage are widely used in the context of HIV prevention and are critical in determining the effectiveness of interventions such as Needle and Syringe Programs (NSPs)...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
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  13. 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...
  14. 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
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  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Pharmaceutical opioid use among oral and intravenous users in Australia: A qualitative comparative study
    George Dertadian
    Kirby Institute for Infection and Immunity, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW, Australia, Sydney, Australia School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University, Australia Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 41:51-58. 2017
    ..This paper explores the characteristics and patterns of non-medical pharmaceutical opioid (NMPO) use among a sample of young people in Sydney, Australia...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc HIV, HCV, and Health-Related Harms Among Women Who Inject Drugs: Implications for Prevention and Treatment
    Jenny Iversen
    Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Australia, Sydney Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM and Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League AIVL, Canberra
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 69:S176-81. 2015
    ..This study aimed to identify key comorbidities prevalent among women who inject drugs (WWID), consider factors that contribute to vulnerability of this population, and examine implications for prevention and treatment...
  19. doi request reprint HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Risk Behaviors Among Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Lesbian Women Who Inject Drugs in Australia
    Jenny Iversen
    1 Viral Hepatitis Epidemiology and Prevention Program, The Kirby Institute, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales Australia, Sydney, Australia
    LGBT Health 2:127-34. 2015
    ..Lesbians and bisexual women are at greater risk than heterosexual women for substance use disorders. This study aimed to compare a large sample of heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian WWID and to identify correlates of sexual orientation...
  20. 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...