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    SDG 5
  • SDG-1 SDG-5
    COVID-19 and tourism in Pacific SIDS: lessons from Fiji, Vanuatu and Samoa?
    02 Jun 2021
    University of Sydney
    Connell, John

    Tourism was of critical economic importance in Pacific SIDS until COVID-19 border closures cut off international ties. The virus did not reach Vanuatu and Samoa, and few cases occurred in Fiji. The collapse of tourism, on land and from cruise ships, resulted in increased unemployment and the closure of hotels and tourism-oriented businesses with multiplier effects throughout the island economies.…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Living Well with Kidney Disease by patient and care-partner empowerment: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
    02 Jun 2021
    University of Sydney
    Kalantar-Zadeh, K. Li, P.K.-T. Tantisattamo, E. Kumaraswami, L. Liakopoulos, V. Lui, S.-F. Ulasi, I. Andreoli, S. Balducci, A. Dupuis, S. Harris, T. Hradsky, A. Knight, R. Kumar, S. Ng, M. Poidevin, A. Saadi, G. Tong, A. for the World Kidney Day Steering Committee

    Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with hardships for patients and their care-partners. Empowering patients and their care-partners, including family members or friends involved in their care, may help minimize the burden and consequences of CKD-related symptoms to enable life participation. There is a need to broaden the focus on living well with kidney disease and re-engagem…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Living well with kidney disease by patient and care-partner empowerment: Kidney health for everyone everywhere
    22 Jul 2021
    University of Sydney
    Kalantar-Zadeh, K. Li, P.K.-T. Tantisattamo, E. Kumaraswami, L. Liakopoulos, V. Lui, S.-F. Ulasi, I. Andreoli, S. Balducci, A. Dupuis, S. Harris, T. Hradsky, A. Knight, R. Kumar, S. Ng, M. Poidevin, A. Saadi, G. Tong, A. World Kidney Day Steering Committee

    Living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with hardships for patients and their care-partners. Empowering patients and their care-partners, including family members or friends involved in their care, may help minimize the burden and consequences of CKD related symptoms to enable life participation. There is a need to broaden the focus on living well with kidney disease and re-engagem…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on family planning services.
    16 Sep 2021
    University of Sydney
    Stanton, Taylor Bateson, Deborah

    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted existing healthcare disparities worldwide and has challenged access to family planning (FP) services. RECENT FINDINGS: Research has identified ways in which government regulations and healthcare programs have inhibited or increased access to FP services, as well as how the pandemic has changed individuals' sexual and reproductive health beh…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Will the introduction of non-invasive prenatal diagnostic testing erode informed choices? An experimental study of health care professionals
    02 Feb 2015
    University of Sydney
    van den Heuvel, A Chitty, L Dormandy, E Newson, A.J. Deans, Z Attwood, S Haynes, S Marteau, T.M.

    Objective. Informed choice is a fundamental concept within prenatal care. The present study assessed the extent to which the introduction of non-invasive prenatal diagnosis (NIPD) of Down's syndrome may undermine the process of making informed choices to undergo prenatal testing or screening for Down's syndrome by altering the quality and quantity of pre-test counselling. Methods. 231 obstetricia…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Knowledge, attitude and experience of episiotomy use among obstetricians and midwives in Viet Nam
    15 Jul 2015
    University of Sydney
    Trinh, Anh T. Roberts, Christine L. Ampt, Amanda

    Background: Episiotomy remains a routine procedure at childbirth in many South-East Asian countries but the reasons for this are unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge of, attitudes towards and experience of episiotomy use among clinicians in Viet Nam. Methods: All obstetricians and midwives who provide delivery care at Hung Vuong Hospital were surveyed about their practice…

  • SDG-3 SDG-5
    Effect of age and surgical approach on perioperative wound complication following ovariohysterectomy in shelter-housed cats in Australia
    04 Apr 2016
    University of Sydney
    Roberts, M. L. Beatty, J. A. Dhand, Navneet K. Barrs, V. R.

    Objectives The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of age and/or surgical approach on perioperative wound complication following ovariohysterectomy (OHE). Methods A retrospective search of perioperative monitoring records from a shelter desexing program was conducted to identify cats that underwent OHE between 1 June 2010 and 31 December 2012 inclusive. A wound complication was define…

  • SDG-2 SDG-5
    Factors affecting reproductive performance of dairy cows in a pasture-based, automatic milking system research farm: a retrospective, single-cohort study
    12 Apr 2016
    University of Sydney
    Talukder, S Celi, P Kerrisk, K. L. Garcia, S. C. Dhand, Navneet K.

    A retrospective single cohort study was conducted to identify production and health factors associated with reproductive performance in a pasture-based automatic milking system research farm. The calving system of this herd shifted from split calving to year round calving gradually during the study period. Data from 365 cows with 798 lactations were analysed in the study. Reproductive outcome var…

  • SDG-5
    The impact of cosmetic breast implants on breastfeeding: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    22 Apr 2016
    University of Sydney
    Schiff, Michal Algert, Charles S Ampt, Amanda J Sywak, Mark S Roberts, Christine L.

    Background: Cosmetic breast augmentation (breast implants) is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures worldwide and uptake in high income countries has increased in the last two decades. Women need information about all associated outcomes in order to make an informed decision regarding whether to undergo cosmetic breast surgery. We conducted a systematic review to assess breastfeeding …

  • SDG-5 SDG-12
    Themed Section: Opioids New Pathways to Functional Selectivity
    22 Jun 2016
    University of Sydney
    Christie, M.J. Connor, M Traynor, J.R.

    "LINKED ARTICLES This article is part of a themed section on Opioids: New Pathways to Functional Selectivity. To view the other articles in this section visit http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bph.2015.172.issue-2"