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One new local virus case in NSW

NSW health authorities are investigating a positive coronavirus test result recorded around 10am on Thursday morning. The case was recorded on Thursday morning just an hour before the press conference at 11am. The person who was infected resides in the Avalon suburb on Sydney’s northern beaches, where a large COVID-19 outbreak began in mid-December. That… Read More »

MoneyGate selects CapitalBanker™ from Capital Banking Solutions for its operation in Cyprus

December 29th, 2020 – Capital Banking Solutions announced today that EMI MoneyGate has signed for CapitalBanker™, the core banking platform from Capital Banking Solutions. CapitalBanker™ is a cloud-ready, innovative platform that helps banks easily build, automate, and scale core banking operations allowing them to achieve the things that matter most to their business: New product… Read More »

Gladys under attack for virus response

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has come under fire from leading infectious diseases experts say Greater Sydney should have had a three-day lockdown before Christmas. University of New South Wales head of biosecurity and research Raina MacIntyre warned New Year’s Eve had the potential to cause a horror two-week period with the virus. She said that… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Decolonising contraception: focusing on equality and justice in sexual and reproductive health

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is the founder and director of Decolonising Contraception, a non-profit organisation led by people of colour. It aims to raise awareness about the historical and socio-economic barriers faced by people accessing sexual and reproductive care. We spoke to Annabel about the work of the collective and its plans for the coming year.… Read More »