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Sexual Health: Publications and Reports

Sexual Health reports and publications are avilable to read or download below

Attitudes to Fertility, Sexual Health and Motherhood amongst a Sample of Non-Irish National Minority Ethnic Women Living in Ireland

All-Ireland findings from the 2010 European MSM Internet Survey (EMIS)

Supporting LGBT Lives

LGBT Health: towards meeting the health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

Friendships and Taboos
Research on Sexual Health Promotion for People with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disabilities in the 18-25 Age Range.

Sexual Health Strategy - HSE Eastern Region 2005
The main aims of this Sexual Health Strategy are to ensure the promotion of sexual health, the prevention and management of infection and the prevention of unintended teen pregnancies.

Recognising LGB Sexual Identities in Health Services
This report charts new territory by conducting primary qualitative research into the experience of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in accessing health services in the North West region. The report was commissioned and published by the HSE and the Equality Authority.

Men's Use of Sexual Health Services
Published by the HSE in Cork and funded by the Crisis Pregnancy Agency, this report, gives an insight into men’s sexual health practices, knowledge and use of services as well as the barriers which prevent men from accessing or engaging with services. 

This report aims to highlight the changing diversity among the Irish gay male community since the first "Men from Afar" report in 2006, by using recent census and HIV surveillance data, information from the Gay Men's Health Service clinic, and research conducted among foreignborn men who have sex with men (MSM) in Dublin.

GMHS Annual Reports
The Gay Men's Health Service (GMHS), Annual Reports from 2000 - 2009 are available to download or view at the link above.

HIV and AIDS Education and Prevention Plan 2008 - 2012
Although AIDS remains a complex and incurable disease, it is preventable. International publications clearly highlight that the AIDS epidemic can only be reversed if effective HIV prevention measures are intensified in scale and scope. As the UNAIDS Policy Position Paper of July 2005, entitled Intensifying HIV Prevention, stated: 'In response to the urgent need for action to reduce the growing numbers of new HIV infections, the board [of UNAIDS] strongly endorsed a new policy approach to intensify HIV prevention efforts.