National Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee

The National Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee (NBBVSTI SSC) is an expert committee of the Communicable Disease Network Australia (CDNA). It provides expert advice on BBV and STI transmission.

Role

The National Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee (NBBVSTI SSC) provides expert advice on bloodborne virus (BBV) and sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission.

The NBBVSTI SSC works to: 

Members

Member

Organisation

Dr Skye McGregor (Interim Chair)

The Kirby Institute

Ms Amy Bright

Australian Government Department of Health

A/Prof Ben Cowie

Doherty Institute

Ms Jennifer MacLachlan

Doherty Institute

Ms Carolien Giele

Western Australia, Department of Health

Mr Byron Minas

Western Australia, Department of Health

Prof Rebecca Guy

The Kirby Institute

Prof John Kaldor

The Kirby Institute

Mr Jonathan King

The Kirby Institute

Prof Margaret Hellard

Burnet Institute

Prof Mark Stoove

Burnet Institute

Mr Jason Asselin

Burnet Institute

Mr Alvin Lee

Victoria, Department of Health

Ms Nasra Higgins

Victoria Health, Department of Health

Ms Corinna Minko

Victoria Health, Department of Health

Ms Rachael Crane

ACT Health

Ms Alexandra Marmor

ACT Health

Ms Nevada Pingault

ACT Health

Prof Monica Lahra

WHO Collaborating Centre for STD

Ms Kerryn Lodo (on leave from committee)

Tasmania, CDNA

Mr Jon Moore (proxy for Kerryn Lodo)

Tasmania, CDNA

A/Prof Limin Mao

Centre for Social Research in Health

Dr Carolyn Murray

New South Wales Health

Dr Christine Selvey (on leave from committee)

New South Wales Health

Mr Steven Nigro (proxy for Christine Selvey)

New South Wales Health

Mr Damin Si

Queensland

Dr Ximena Tolosa

Queensland

Dr Jana Sisnowski

South Australia

Mr Jake Docker

Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League

Prof James Ward

UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Ms Xiaohua Zhang

Northern Territory

Meetings

The NBBVSTI SSC meet virtually 3 times a year, and face to face at the annual Australasian Sexual Health Conference where possible.

Related committees or groups

The NBBVSTI SSC is an expert committee of the Communicable Disease Network Australia (CDNA) and reports its findings to:

  • the CDNA
  • the BBV and STI Subcommittee (BBVSS) of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC)

  • organisations involved in BBV or STI surveillance and control activities
  • organisations responsible for public health policy and health service development associated with BBVs and STIs.

Contact

National Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee secretariat

Contact the secretariat for the National Blood Borne Virus and Sexually Transmissible Infections Surveillance Subcommittee (NBBVSTI SSC) for further information on the committee or previous meeting minutes and agendas.
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