Trans Health Symposium 2019

The Aotearoa New Zealand Trans Health Symposium was held at the University of Waikato in May 2019. The event was a huge success, selling out with 200 delegates. The symposium is website here: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/LCQCA2/home.html

We hope to hold another symposium in 2021.

Presentations from 2019

Presentations

A copy of the presentations shown on the day.

A recording of the pre symposium event on Friday 3rd May is available here: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/LCQCA2/pre-symposium-event.html

University of Waikato Research

Dr Jaimie Veale and Jack Byrne
Counting Ourselves: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FDnkEMnuC9vOhpf2SWxItcN4RkILngEI/view?usp=sharing

Ngā Manukura: Māori and Pasifika Community-Led Health

Ahi Wi-Hongi
Te Pae Mahutonga: Community Led Co-Design in Population Health Planning: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z4yJcqNklXWqc4VBHJ5cU5pY7zYXE4iE/view?usp=sharing

Providing Gender-Affirming Care

Dr Jeannie Oliphant and Joey Macdonald
Guidelines for Gender Affirming Healthcare for Gender Diverse and Transgender Children, Young People and Adults in Aotearoa New Zealand: https://drive.google.com/file/d/13ZWgneXtlq07qxsAk6BLhQCd4YM1vdD4/view?usp=sharing

Gender-Affirming Care Pathways in Aotearoa
Presentations and panel discussion facilitated by Dr Rachel Johnson and Dr Jeannie Oliphant, including speakers from the following DHBs: Auckland/Waitemata/Counties Manukau, Waikato, Lakes, Hawke’s Bay, Mid Central, Capital and Coast/Hutt Valley/Wairarapa, Nelson Marlborough, and Canterbury: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g9a4ug3zwQ9QKC1S7NF91cIlXxv3iHG0/view?usp=sharing

Invited Speaker: Dr Rita Yang
Gender-Affirming Surgeries in Aotearoa New Zealand: 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uf7TVg0H8hnfDXJKl16ibm_klHMI-y_Q/view?usp=sharing

Posters

Cassie Withey-Rila, Trans Wretchedness Theory: http://hdl.handle.net/10523/9291

Hannah Rossiter, The Not-Named Clan: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1INHGD6uBYtLI7DwRhmUiAD8O-FBoW2je/view?usp=sharing

Emma Reynolds, Exploration of Issues for Trans Individuals Seeking Gender Affirming Care: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pqlwq1xGqHYRvSsTtt1p2aolBqY_VAew/view?usp=sharing

Trans Pregnancy

Invited International Speaker: Dr Ruth Pearce
Making Trans Pregnancy Possible: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1F6BEK3QjSN1Azn45yNq9D5_x0wRoSIZ0

Scout Barbour-Evans
Birthing and Parenting: A Trans-affirmative Experience Whilst Engaging with a Public Health System in Aotearoa: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jCKn30c96JAFeiaCOdiC-KFjrq24cU2R/view?usp=sharing

Children and Youth

Dr Rachel Johnson
Supporting Gender Diverse and Transgender Children, Young People and Families

Chantelle Callagher 
Accessing Healthcare for Trans and Gender Diverse Children: Parents’ Perspectives: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d5_07gawsHW3wc9eGEOru-wiaCwNks6T/view?usp=sharing

Mental Health

Gloria Fraser
Accessing Gender-Affirming Healthcare in Aotearoa: Results from a Community-Based Mixed Methods Study: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dJcQ3afxdrF8IH-fRkiseN0NQCw-Ky-i/view?usp=sharing

Mani B Mitchell, Anny da Silva Frietas and Tommy Hamilton
“The Bits In-between”: Counselling and the SOGISC Communities in Aotearoa – Collaborative and Reflective Practices: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15PqU7IUSS-bh_WoyL9nqKQFG-VcN0L2r/view?usp=sharing

Healthcare Access

Alex Ker
Exploring Experiences of the Gender-Affirmative Healthcare Pilot Clinic: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qRcbB_0JHxotCKtCJ3Xa6HvBWBIgQ3yY/view?usp=sharing

Jen Desrosiers
Enhancing Healthcare Provider Knowledge, Comfort and Perceptions about Sexual and Gender Diversity: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kbqziP8xojdnf8YWgKISrDBEfu5TjFrW/view?usp=sharing

Tycho Vandenburg
“It’s Like They’ve Just Gone and Forgotten About Us”: The Health and Wellbeing of Trans and Gender Diverse Homeless People in Aotearoa New Zealand:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=14Bzsdh6s26klbtIslez47I86az-FPdMS
Research Invitation: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m1kH9f4rfPfUdQmCKdY3TruTIfo3cclb


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