Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours; the subject will run in 6 hour sessions held over 5 consecutive days. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| Basic knowledge of HIV and its routes of transmission is recommended but not essential. This subject can be taken in conjunction with, and is complimentary to other MPH subjects with a HIV theme. |
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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Nossal Institute for Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 1868
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
|Subject Overview:||This largely interactive and participatory subject uses case studies from around the world to highlight the myriad of factors that contribute to HIV vulnerability of sex workers and examines the overlapping vulnerabilities of sex work and injecting drug use (IDU) and men who have sex with men (MSM). |
It explores the themes of stigma and discrimination, gender inequities, violence, trafficking, funding policies and legal frameworks, and their impact on HIV vulnerability and mitigation. The training will be conducted in conjunction with sex worker representatives from RhED (http://www.sexworker.org.au), and includes a guided field visit to a working brothel to see first hand the settings in which the Victorian sex industry operates.
This subject can be taken in conjunction with, and is complementary to the MPH subject “HIV and AIDS: An Evolving Global Response” (POPH90190).
|Objectives:||On the completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Prescribed Texts:||Students will be issued key readings for this subject.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in: |
Master of Public Health |
Global Health |
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