Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services | Regional Sexual Health Program

The Regional Sexual Health program provides clinical education, training and resources to deliver high quality sexual health services to clients in the Kimberley. In particular, support and facilitation for an increase by clinicians and health workers of opportunistic and targeted screening with appropriate management and follow up of people with sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses. The program works closely with communities to identify and develop prevention and education strategies that are culturally specific to the region.  Read more online here.

Infectious Syphilis Outbreak

There is an ongoing outbreak of infectious syphilis affecting young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, predominately aged between 15 and 29 years, living in northern, central, western and southern Australia.

Health professionals can access further information and resources at:

Young Deadly Free

The Young Deadly Free website offers a range of resources for young people in remote Aboriginal communities, as well as resources for Elders, parents, youth workers and other community leaders – with tips on how the whole community can work with young people to encourage STI and BBV testing, and knockout STIs and BBVs.

The website also offers resources for clinicians working in remote communities, providing links to testing and treatment guidelines and practical tips on engaging with young people on difficult topics such as sex, sexuality, and drug and alcohol use.  View the clinical practice manual here.