JFPRHC is looking for a dynamic reader to take on the role of social media editor The Journal already has a strong readership and offers online features such as a blog, podcasts, Facebook and Twitter.  This new post has been created to assist the editorial team in improving the journal’s interactivity and web presence via […]

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SRH News

Education for Choice hightlights misleading pregnancy counselling Education for Choice support young people’s right to informed choice on abortion. They report that Feminist Action Cambridge held a demo in Cambridge city centre to raise awareness of local ‘crisis pregnancy centres’ which they feel are ‘using emotionally manipulative techniques’ and misinformation ‘in order to increase the […]

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World AIDS Day 2012 – News

“Getting to Zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero deaths from AIDS-related illness. Zero discrimination” is the theme of World AIDS Day 2012 on 1 December. Life-saving antiretrovirals have reduced new HIV infections and deaths. The 2015 target of 15 million HIV-infected people on antiretroviral medicines worldwide looks more achievable now than ever before.   World […]

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MedFASH celebrates 25 yrs

The Medical Foundation for HIV and Sexual Health is 25 yrs old (rebranded as MEDFASH). Established in 1987 by the BMA, as an independent foundation, with the aim of improving knowledge and understanding of HIV among health professionals it has grown and spread to encompass all aspects of sexual health. As part of this celebration […]

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HPV, HIV & UK Sexual Health Awards

Australia Adopts Herd-Immunity Approach in Fight Against HPV On July 12, 2012, Australia took a stand to become the first country to provide coverage of the Gardasil® vaccine to boys between the ages of 12 and 13, through a National Immunization Program-sponsored school-based initiative. In her press release, the minister of health, Tanya Plibersek, stated […]

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Sexual Abuse in Childhood

By coincidence, the publication of this season’s Journal occurred at the same time as the mushrooming revelations around Jimmy Savile’s abuse of many of his fans over many years. The press are currently talking about 50 or 60 people but he must have come into contact with thousands of vulnerable young, star-struck youngsters in his […]

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FIAPAC and ESC Conference Reminders

    There is still time to register for FIAPAC 2012 in Edinburgh – October 19th-20th – Unwanted Pregnancy: A fact of life   ESC – Global Conference – Call for Papers   The First global conference on contraception, reproductive and sexual health will be held in Copenhagen from 22-25th May 2013. The closing date […]

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Sept 26th World Contraception Day

Your Future. Your Choice. Your Contraception.   WCD 2012 focuses on empowering young people to think ahead and build contraception into their plans, in order to prevent an unplanned pregnancy or sexually transmitted infection (STI). World Contraception Day (WCD) takes place on September 26 every year. This annual worldwide campaign centres around a vision for […]

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CASH at the Olympics 2012

  It has been slightly difficult to find original links between sexual health and the current obsession with the Olympics. Pointing out the obvious – thousands of fit (very), young (mostly) and health (hopefully) bodies all together in a large compound in England’s green (one advantage of all that rain) and pleasant capital – seems […]

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