Following the Australian Health Ministers’ Conference on 22 April, all states and territories along with the Commonwealth have endorsed the five new national strategies for blood-borne virusesA small infective organism which is incapable of reproducing outside a host cell. (BBVs) and sexually transmissible infections (STIs[Sexually Transmissible (or Transmitted) Infection] Infections spread by the transfer of organisms from person to person during sexual contact. Also called venereal disease (VD) (an older public health term) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). ).
NAPWHA participated in the drafting and development process, along with other stakeholders in the HIV partnership. read more »