Catalunya square is empty, the streets are empty, the police are stopping anyone walking in twos. Spain is in lockdown and UniSA alumna, Clare Kinloch, describes what life is like stuck indoors in Barcelona during this growing COVID-19 crisis. Continue reading Life in lockdown: “It didn’t seem real to me until it was real”
The Adelaide based Rare Find Foundation, created by bereaved parents Anna Pak Poy and Marc Coupar, is on a mission to fight Tay-Sachs and Sandhoff disease, a rare genetic disease that until now mostly goes unnoticed by families until it’s too late. Continue reading Against all odds
With thousands of young Australians heading to music festivals over NYE, it’s time to get informed about the good, the bad and the ugly of Australia’s pill testing debate Continue reading Are you yay or nay to pill testing services at major festivals? Well, here are the facts.
A recent study by the Australia Cervical Cancer Foundation found that one-third of women in Australia put off their Cervical Screening Test (formerly known as the Pap Smear). Continue reading Why you should stop putting off your cervical screening test
Established to support the Women’s and Children’s Hospital, the Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation is an incredibly important South Australian charity. Continue reading Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrates over 140 years of service
Last week a national blood shortage was announced, with the Red Cross urgently calling for 5000 people with the O negative blood type to donate, stating they had reached their lowest levels of the year. Continue reading Queer men banned from donating blood despite donor shortage
Abortion has long been viewed as a topic unsuitable for public debate by those who think it is uncivil to talk about womens’ health and sexuality.
There is a hidden but exceptionally common disease affecting one in every 10 women in Australia that is costing the nation an estimated $7.7 billion annually. Continue reading Feel our pain: The monster disease silently tormenting South Australian women
Priority Care Centres (PCC) will be trialled this winter in an effort to ease pressure on hospital emergency departments (ED) across metropolitan Adelaide. Continue reading Priority Care Centre trials set to begin as pressure mounts on emergency departments
Recent results from the National Debrief Survey, published by the University of New South Wales, found that although young people are aware of the increasing rates of sexually transmissible diseases (STIs), they still aren’t getting tested for them or wearing condoms. Continue reading New study finds queer youth are having safer sex