Hepatitis B and the Myanmar Community
Among people living with hepatitis B in Australia, 38% are from culturally and linguistically diverse groups born in North-East and South-East Asia. Gaps exist in the available information related to HBV knowledge, attitudes and practices in these populations.
Exploring the unique needs of CaLD populations who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in WA, and who may have experienced or be at risk for mental health problems and social isolation.
Migrant Sexual Health Survey
There are significant health disparities between domestic- and overseas-born residents with respect to STIs and BBVs. This project will lay the groundwork for a repeated, national STI and BBV survey in CALD communities.
Population mobility is a factor in the increasing incidence of overseas acquired HIV in Western Australia. This grounded theory study seeks to understand social network processes of Australian male expatriates, longer-term or frequent travellers to South East Asia.
Park Run Inclusion
Using peers and photo-voice methods, this project will explore and evaluate the impact of parkrun specifically for newly arrived migrant women from CaLD backgrounds living and studying in Victoria Park, Western Australia.
Using a participatory action research methodology, this project will design an intervention to increase HIV testing uptake among women from Indonesia, involving community researchers, representatives from relevant organisations and community women born in Indonesia.
Water Safety for CaLD Mothers
People from CaLD groups are vulnerable to drowning in Australia, and are a priority in national water safety strategies. This project explores insights from CaLD mothers and carers regarding drowning and water safety for both themselves and their children.