Australia's leading Indigenous sexual health expert has warned health agencies and governments to start investing in community programs to stem a rising tide of HIV and Hepatitis C cases caused by injecting drug use.
Ward, head of infectious diseases in Aboriginal health at the South Australian health and medical research institute, says the health system is not equipped to deal with a rise in HIV.
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