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Ethics

The project is being funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia to run from 2012 to 2014 and will be carried out according to the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans (2007) produced by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. This statement has been developed to protect the interests of people who agree to participate in human research studies.

 

The study has been approved by The Alfred Hospital Ethics. If you have any complaints about any aspect of the project, the way it is being conducted or any general questions about being a research participant, then you may contact:

Ethics Manager
Research and Ethics Unit, The Alfred Hospital, ph: (03) 90763848

Confidentiality

Confidentiality is very important to us. Any information obtained in connection with this research project that can identify participants will remain confidential. Information can only be disclosed with the permission of the participants, except as required by law. Questionnaires will be de-identified by codes. Data will be stored indefinitely in accordance with The Alfred Hospital's policy on the management of research data and records. Your code only data will only be stored in password protected, restricted access databases. It is important to note that any information you enter on the online questionnaires is not stored on the website but is immediately removed for storage on the security protected database.

Who we are

The study is being conducted by:
Professor Christopher Fairley ........... Chief investigator
Dr Marcus Chen .................................Co- investigator
A/Prof Jane Hocking...........................Co- investigator
Dr Jason Ong......................................PhD Student
Dr Sandra Walker ...............................Project Co-ordinator

Affiliations:
The Alfred Hospital
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Participating Clinics

The Centre Clinic:
Dr BK Tee,
Dr. Stephen Rowles,
Nannette Presswell

Prahran Medical Clinic:
Dr Beng Eu,
Dr Jason Ong,
Tek Quinn Lim,
Sven Strecker,
Andrew Buchanan

The Alfred Hospital:
Dr Jenny Hoy,
John Mills,
Kate Cherry,
Olga Vujovic,
Ian Woolley,
John Mills,
Julian Elliot