Concerns that gonorrhea may become "untreatable" due to growing antibiotic-resistance has led Britain's chief medical officer, to reportedly write to doctors and pharmacies across Britain to sound the alarm. The STI is increasingly caused by strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae that resist antibiotic treatment.
This is an important Public Cervix Announcement! Regardless of your gender or who you have sex with, if you have a cervix, are between the ages of 25 – 74 and have ever sexually active then you need to participate in regular cervical screening.
“The fact is, all LGBTIQ people with a cervix between the ages of 25 and 74, need cervical screening every five years to reduce their risk of cervical cancer, no matter who they have as a sexual partner.”
Drawing on a campaign developed by Cancer Council Victoria and Thorne Harbour Health, Women’s Centre for Health Matters and Meridian (formerly AIDS Action Council) are raising awareness of the importance of regular cervical screening for everybody with a cervix. We hoping to reignite conversations in our communities about the importance of looking after our bodies. We know that regular testing and prevention is the key to reducing incidence of cervical and other cancers in our community.
Free and confidential sexual health testing and/or education @ headspace Canberra
1st Wednesday of each month!
Individual appointments for young people will run for approximately 30 minutes, between 1pm and 4pm. You do not need to be a client of headspace Canberra, but you do need to be under the age of 25.