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Dec07

Supporting Asian gay men in HIV prevention and sexual health

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 07 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

Supporting Asian gay men in HIV prevention and sexual health

NSW: Stigma, prejudice, family expectations, cultural barriers – Asian gay men face significant hurdles when it comes to HIV prevention and support in Australia. But things are changing. Reg Domingo reports.

Dec06

Gay Asian Men Community Survey results show gaps in HIV prevention

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 06 December 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay Asian Men Community Survey results show gaps in HIV prevention

HIV testing is on the rise for Gay Asian men according to the findings of the Gay Asian Men Community Survey (GAMCS).

Dec05

NSW on track to end HIV transmission by 2020

POSTED ON // Monday, 05 December 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

NSW on track to end HIV transmission by 2020

NSW is on track to meet the World Health Organisation’s target of ending HIV transmission by 2020.

Dec05

NHS England changes tune, announces major PrEP program extension

POSTED ON // Monday, 05 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

NHS England changes tune, announces major PrEP program extension

After declaring earlier this year that it is not responsible for providing PrEP, NHS England will now fund an extension of a clinical trial for 10,000 more people.

Dec02

Brisbane Candlelight Vigil for World AIDS Day

POSTED ON // Friday, 02 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Brisbane Candlelight Vigil for World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day was commemorated in Queen Street Mall last night with a Candlelight Vigil.

Dec01

Brisbane to hold World AIDS Day Vigil tonight

POSTED ON // Thursday, 01 December 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Brisbane to hold World AIDS Day Vigil tonight

Brisbane will commemorate World AIDS Day tonight with a Candlelight Vigil in the CBD.

Dec01

Kirby Institute receives 12 million funding boost for cART trial

POSTED ON // Thursday, 01 December 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Kirby Institute receives 12 million funding boost for cART trial

Global health innovators UNITAID have awarded the Kirby Institute a $12 million grant to conduct a clinical trial to improve treatment options for people living with HIV who experience treatment failure.

Dec01

‘Dried blood spot’ HIV self-testing mail service launches in NSW

POSTED ON // Thursday, 01 December 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

‘Dried blood spot’ HIV self-testing mail service launches in NSW

A new HIV testing service allowing people to mail a sample of their blood and be notified of the results by phone, SMS or email has launched in NSW. 

Nov30

Beyond a ‘one size fits all’ solution to safe sex

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // Nic Parkhill

Beyond a ‘one size fits all’ solution to safe sex

Since the beginning of the epidemic, ‘safe sex’ has been synonymous with HIV and AIDS. 

Nov30

World AIDS Day 2016: Get your red ribbons from these locations in Sydney CBD and Newtown

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

World AIDS Day 2016: Get your red ribbons from these locations in Sydney CBD and Newtown

Thursday 1 December is World AIDS Day and Sydneysiders are being urged to support efforts to end HIV transmission in NSW by buying a red ribbon at selected locations in Sydney’s CBD and inner-city.

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