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Mar23

Men targeted in sub-Saharan HIV testing trial

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Men targeted in sub-Saharan HIV testing trial

Men from sub-Saharan Africa are less inclined to test for HIV because of clinic hours and the stigma associated with HIV males.

Feb23

NSW data paints a picture of Asian gay men and HIV

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 February 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

NSW data paints a picture of Asian gay men and HIV

A new discussion paper shows rates of condomless anal sex and HIV testing among Asian gay men in NSW are now on a par with the general gay population. 

Jan11

Men who have sex with men to be surveyed at Carnival

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Written by // The MCV Team

Men who have sex with men to be surveyed at Carnival

The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) will once again be conducting the Melbourne Gay Community Periodic Survey at Midsumma Carnival.

Nov16

Rainbow Families host session on perinatal depression and anxiety

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 16 November 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Rainbow Families host session on perinatal depression and anxiety

It’s Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week and the folk at Rainbow Families have got together with WayAhead Mental Health Association NSW to work on developing a resource for parents frm the LGBTIQ community to assist in promoting emotional wellbeing before, during and after pregnancy.

Oct13

His Health website targets black gay men in the US

POSTED ON // Thursday, 13 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

His Health website targets black gay men in the US

His Health is a community of healthcare providers and advocates passionately committed to raising the standard of care for American black gay men.

Oct09

New HIV diagnoses down in UK gay men, but still high says report

POSTED ON // Sunday, 09 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

New HIV diagnoses down in UK gay men, but still high says report

HIV diagnoses of men who have sex with men in the UK have gone down for the first time since the 1990s despite remaining high, says the latest report.

Oct06

Qld AIDS Council to appoint Trans Health Officer

POSTED ON // Thursday, 06 October 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Qld AIDS Council to appoint Trans Health Officer

The Queensland AIDS Council is calling for applications for the position of Transgender Health Promotion & Community Development Officer.

Sep30

Grunt – Australia’s first sexual health campaign for trans men – launches in Brisbane tonight

POSTED ON // Friday, 30 September 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Grunt – Australia’s first sexual health campaign for trans men – launches in Brisbane tonight

The Brisbane launch of a sexual health website for trans men who have sex with cis men happens tonight in Woolloongabba.

Sep30

Dutch modelling finds PrEP economically viable in the long term

POSTED ON // Friday, 30 September 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Dutch modelling finds PrEP economically viable in the long term

As bean counters around the wall hit the calculators in an effort to justify introducing PrEP as an economic gambit, the Dutch have found that the medication could pay for itself in the long run.

Sep29

Latest report on hepatitis shows there are still barriers to treatment

POSTED ON // Thursday, 29 September 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Latest report on hepatitis shows there are still barriers to treatment

Stigma from health workers against injecting drug users is still a barrier that prevents people living with hepatitis C in Australia from accessing and continuing life-saving treatment.

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