• Research areas

SPHERE is focused on the following key areas that inform the delivery of women’s sexual and reproductive health services:

Workforce support

We develop innovative strategies so that the Australian primary care workforce can meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of women in Australia.

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New models of care

We develop and trial alternative ways of providing abortion and contraception services to make them more accessible, especially in rural and regional areas of Australia.

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Addressing consumer needs

Understanding consumer needs and preferences is also important in helping women achieve optimal sexual and reproductive health.

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Using data to advance knowledge

Health data sets are useful in gaining insights into the state of women's sexual and reproductive health in Australia and identifying gaps in service provision.

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