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GUIDELINES FOR GENDER AFFIRMING HEALTHCARE for Gender Diverse and Transgender Children, Young People and Adults in Aotearoa New Zealand

29 November 2018

The Guidelines for gender affirming healthcare for gender diverse and transgender children, young people and adults in Aotearoa, New Zealand 2018 have been published by the Transgender Health Research Lab of the University of Waikato, and endorsed by the Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health, the New Zealand Sexual Health Society and the New Zealand Society of Endocrinology. Read the full guidelines here: Guidelines for Gender Affirming Healthcare for Gender Diverse and Transgender Children, Young People and Adults in Aotearoa NZ

Dame Catherine Healy Celebrates Investiture

15 October 2018
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Our congratulations to Dame Catherine Healy for well-deserved recognition for her work and commitment to gain better conditions and rights of sex workers.

Read the article here (NZ Herald online, 24 Sep 2018)

Dame Margaret Sparrow named Public Health Champion

15 October 2018

Dame Margaret Sparrow has been named a Public Health Champion 2017 by the Public Health Association (PHA) for her life’s work serving and leading sexual and reproductive health services and rights in New Zealand.

Read the article here (Family Planning website, 9 Oct 2017)

Syphilis on the Rise in the South - Otago Daily Times

02 August 2018
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Syphilis rates are climbing in Otago and Southland as the country is swept by a resurgence of the disease - and a Dunedin specialist wants greater awareness of the condition. Otago Daily Times, Tues 31 July 2018.
Dunedin doctor Jill McIlraith wants people to be more aware of the dangers of syphilis