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Annie Madden and Professor Carla Treloar have dedicated much of their lives to working in taboo fields of research: blood borne viruses and drug users. These two brilliant minds bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and insight to real world subjects in SpeakEasy, holding engaging conversations with very special guests each episode.

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Annie Madden and Professor Carla Treloar have dedicated much of their lives to working in taboo fields of research: blood borne viruses and drug users. These two brilliant minds bring a wealth of expertise, knowledge and insight to real world subjects in SpeakEasy, holding engaging conversations with very special guests each episode.

    S04 Speakeasy It's a Wrap for 2019 and an Exciting Announcement!

    S04 Speakeasy It's a Wrap for 2019 and an Exciting Announcement!

    In what’s become an annual tradition, Annie and Carla wrap up the year that’s been, reflect on the amazing guests that have joined them in the “SpeakEasy Lounge” in 2019 and announce an exciting new SpeakEasy venture commencing in early 2020.

    Enjoy the episode and thanks for listening in 2019!

    Winner Announcement: 2019 National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Health Promotion:
    https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/centre-social-research-health/news/winner-announcement-2019-national-competition-excellence

    Published paper linked to interview with Joanne Byrant on her presentation to the 2019 Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference (AVHEC):
    Making sense of ‘side effects’: Counterpublic health in the era of direct-acting antivirals (2019), International Journal of Drug Policy.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.06.002

    • 35 min
    S04 SpeakEasy 2019 with Stuart Loveday: Thank you and farewell

    S04 SpeakEasy 2019 with Stuart Loveday: Thank you and farewell

    After 25 years at the helm of Hepatitis NSW, Stuart Loveday takes his final bow as CEO. Annie and Carla chat with Stuart about what’s happened during his time leading the organisation and what’s left to do in this valedictory episode.

    LINKS

    Community Restorative Centre
    https://www.crcnsw.org.au/

    Hepatitis NSW
    https://www.hep.org.au/

    For more info: https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/csrh/about/speakeasy-podcast

    • 28 min
    S04 SpeakEasy and the welfare drug testing debate with Alison Ritter

    S04 SpeakEasy and the welfare drug testing debate with Alison Ritter

    Carla and Annie sit down with Professor Alison Ritter, Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program at the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney, to discuss the recurrent threat in Australian politics to drug test welfare recipients and why this makes for bad drug policy.

    LINKS

    How philosophy 101 could help break the deadlock over drug testing job seekers
    https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/social-affairs/how-philosophy-101-could-help-break-deadlock-over-drug-testing-job-seekers

    ASPC 2019 Keynote by Professor Alison Ritter
    https://soundcloud.com/unsw-arts-social-sciences/alison-ritter-aspc-2019-keynote

    The Drug Policy Modelling Program
    https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/sprc/research/drug-policy-modelling-program

    • 21 min
    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC with Louise Maher And Felicity Sheaves

    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC with Louise Maher And Felicity Sheaves

    It’s our final AVHEC19 episode! This week Felicity Sheaves, Blood Borne Viruses Coordinator, and Louise Maher, Hepatitis C and Senior Health Promotion Officer, both of the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, sit down with Carla and Annie to chat about the good ol’ days of the SIC Project and the beauty of not knowing how to navigate the health system (and doing it anyway).

    LINKS

    Sheaves, F., et al. (2001). "That's SIC: mobilising youth for hepatitis C prevention." Health Promotion Journal of Australia 12(3): 217-222.

    Evaluation of the Deadly Liver Mob program: insights for roll-out and scale-up of a pilot program to engage Aboriginal Australians in hepatitis C and sexual health education, screening, and care
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-018-0209-y

    Deadly Liver Mob
    https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/centre-social-research-health/our-projects/deadly-liver-mob

    For more info: https://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/csrh/about/speakeasy-podcast

    • 39 min
    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC 2019 with James Ward and Chris Cunningham

    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC 2019 with James Ward and Chris Cunningham

    Associate Professor James Ward, a Pitjantjatjara/Narungga man and a national leader in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research on STIs, health and wellbeing, and Professor Chris Cunningham, of the Ngati Toa and Ngati Raukawa tribes of New Zealand and Professor of Maori Health, join Annie and Carla in our second AVHEC19 special episode. The awesome foursome join heads to discuss how viral hepatitis elimination is going in Australian and New Zealand Indigenous communities and where there's room for improvement.

    LINKS

    AVHEC 2019 plenary
    https://ashm.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/avhec19/agenda/Agenda/AgendaItemDetail?id=1980f168-b559-4924-a98f-bea5286abd7a
    Young Deadly Free STI campaign
    https://youngdeadlyfree.org.au/

    Hepatitis Foundation NZ
    https://www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz/

    NZ Butterfly Campaign
    https://www.hepc-action.nz/resources/the-butterfly/

    Associate Professor James Ward profile
    https://portal.sahmriresearch.org/en/persons/james-ward

    Professor Chris Cunningham profile
    http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/expertise/profile.cfm?stref=781430

    • 28 min
    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC with Joanne Bryant and the Cairns Hepatitis Action Team

    S04 SpeakEasy AVHEC with Joanne Bryant and the Cairns Hepatitis Action Team

    It's Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference time and once again Carla and Annie are ‘in the mix’ chatting to an assortment of keynote speakers and other amazing people at the forefront of hepatitis elimination across Australia and New Zealand. First up, Annie and Carla talk ‘counter-publics’, ‘lay experts’ and power dynamics in health promotion with A/Prof Joanne Bryant. Next up, a change of pace with the Cairns Hepatitis Action Team talking about their “surprise” at winning the 2018 HCV Health Promotion Resource Competition and what they did with the loot!

    LINKS

    Making sense of ‘side effects’: Counterpublic health in the era of direct-acting antivirals (2019), International Journal of Drug Policy.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2019.06.002

    Evidence-making interventions in health: A conceptual framing
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112488

    “Doing the devil’s work”: Emotional labour and stigma in expanding Needle and Syringe Programs
    https://doi.org/10.3109/09687637.2015.1057553

    Hepatitis C prevention still essential despite advances in treatment
    https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/health/hep-c-prevention-still-necessary-despite-advances-treatment

    Cairns Hepatitis Action Team
    https://www.cairnshepc.com/

    Movie: You can't hep that
    https://www.cairnshepc.com/movie-you-can-t-hep-that

    Technical review of hepatitis C health promotion resources
    http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:11089/SOURCE01?view=true

    National Competition for Excellence in Hepatitis C Promotion 2019
    https://csrh.arts.unsw.edu.au/research/competitions/hepatitis-c-prize/

    • 26 min

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