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Nov30

Get involved in World AIDS Day 2016 in Melbourne

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // The MCV Team

Get involved in World AIDS Day 2016 in Melbourne

Support people living with HIV and remember those we have lost to HIV/AIDS this World AIDS Day. Here's what's happening in Melbourne and Victoria.

Nov30

Positive Life NSW: Celebrate our community on World AIDS Day, remember those we have lost

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Positive Life NSW: Celebrate our community on World AIDS Day, remember those we have lost

SYDNEY: Thirty years since the height of the HIV epidemic, Positive Life NSW celebrates and commemorates the lives of people living with HIV on World AIDS Day at Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum. Cec Busby reports.

Nov30

South Australia to commence PrEP trials

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

South Australia to commence PrEP trials

The South Australian Premier Jay Wetherill has announced people at high risk of contracting HIV will now be able to access PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) as part of a new trial of the preventative HIV medication to be run in the state.

Nov30

Battle scars: What's it like to live with HIV long-term?

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 30 November 2016 Written by // Brenton Geyer

Battle scars: What's it like to live with HIV long-term?

For long-term HIV survivor Brenton Geyer, being transparent about his status is an act of defiance.

Nov29

HIV cure: Making the impossible, possible?

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 November 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

HIV cure: Making the impossible, possible?

‘Kick and kill’, ‘bind and gag’, bone marrow transplants, ‘snipping’ HIV – progress is being made in the quest for a cure for HIV. David Crawford casts an eye over the science.

Nov28

How HIV home self-testing can help reduce transmission

POSTED ON // Monday, 28 November 2016 Written by // Reg Domingo

How HIV home self-testing can help reduce transmission

HIV home self-testing kits can lead to increased testing rates and reduce the time between infection and diagnosis. So why aren’t they on Australian pharmacy shelves yet? Reg Domingo reports.

Nov27

Dealing with it

POSTED ON // Sunday, 27 November 2016 Written by // Craig Cooper

Dealing with it

We're a resilient lot and there are always changes we're dealing with, writes Positive Life NSW CEO Craig Cooper.

Nov26

Brisbane’s Red Run in New Farm for AIDS awareness

POSTED ON // Saturday, 26 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Brisbane’s Red Run in New Farm for AIDS awareness

In the lead up to World AIDS Day, events have already begun in Brisbane including today’s Red Run Fun Run in New Farm.

Nov25

New Zealand lagging behind in early treatment of HIV

POSTED ON // Friday, 25 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

New Zealand lagging behind in early treatment of HIV

Newly diagnosed New Zealanders with HIV are being penalised by an outdated CD4 count requirement, says the New Zealand AIDS Foundation.

Nov25

Calls for better access to PrEP for women

POSTED ON // Friday, 25 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Calls for better access to PrEP for women

Following extensive consultation with women living with HIV, the Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) , Living Positive Victoria and the Burnet Institute, Positive Women Victoria (PWV) is calling for better resources and access to PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) for women.

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