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Nov23

French health minister to battle bigots over safe-sex campaign

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 23 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

French health minister to battle bigots over safe-sex campaign

The French health minister Marisol Touraine is heading to court in defense of a recent safe-sex campaign which depicted a gay couple moving in for a kiss and suggested they opt of protection.

Nov23

Edwina Wright gives epic speech on the realities of treating HIV

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 23 November 2016 Written by // Glen Moret

Edwina Wright gives epic speech on the realities of treating HIV

Associate Professor Edwina Wright has delivered an epic speech on the past, present and future of HIV medicine and research, describing the rawness of past treatment and her personal experience with patients.

Nov22

What’s up with PrEP?

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 22 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

What’s up with PrEP?

While the search for a cure continues, an end to HIV transmission is tantalisingly within our grasp, thanks to PrEP. In the lead up to World AIDS Day on December 1, Andrew Shaw asked community experts why PrEP is important and why it should be put on the PBS.

Nov21

Adelaide researcher brings hope of HIV vaccine

POSTED ON // Monday, 21 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Adelaide researcher brings hope of HIV vaccine

Adelaide researchers have announced a possible breakthrough in an HIV vaccine ahead of World AIDS Day.

Nov21

'Anti-scientific': HIV summit condemns spitting laws in SA, NT and WA

POSTED ON // Monday, 21 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

'Anti-scientific': HIV summit condemns spitting laws in SA, NT and WA

Delegates at the Australasian HIV and AIDS conference have condemned the South Australian, Northern Territory and Western Australian government for continuing to uphold antiquated laws which force people accused of spitting at police to undergo compulsory HIV testing.

Nov21

Queensland World AIDS Day events 2016

POSTED ON // Monday, 21 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Queensland World AIDS Day events 2016

The lead up to World AIDS Day on December 1 sees a number of events being held around Queensland starting this week.

Nov18

Late HIV diagnoses still a problem: Terrence Higgins Trust

POSTED ON // Friday, 18 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Late HIV diagnoses still a problem: Terrence Higgins Trust

Late HIV notifications are still a problem in the UK, despite the high profile testing of Prince Harry. 

Nov14

First app of its kind to help people living with HIV better manage their health

POSTED ON // Monday, 14 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

First app of its kind to help people living with HIV better manage their health

A free phone app aims to provide Australians living with HIV the resources to take control of their health and wellbeing.

Nov14

HIV diagnoses remain stable, but STIs continue to rise says latest Kirby Institute report

POSTED ON // Monday, 14 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

HIV diagnoses remain stable, but STIs continue to rise says latest Kirby Institute report

New HIV notifications have remained stable in Australia for the past four years, while STI diagnoses continue to rise, according to Australia’s latest sexual health report card.

Nov12

Fine-tuning HIV drug regimes for fewer side-effects, more convenience

POSTED ON // Saturday, 12 November 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Fine-tuning HIV drug regimes for fewer side-effects, more convenience

A Sydney GP specialising in HIV treatment says HIV positive people should aspire to a side-effect free regime that’s also convenient to take.

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