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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. 

May27

Elton John launches HIV testing scheme at London hospital

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 May 2016 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Elton John launches HIV testing scheme at London hospital

Patients over 16 will automatically be tested for HIV at a London hospital thanks to Sir Elton John.

Jun17

Guys are more willing to go on HIV treatment ASAP but many still delay getting tested

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 17 June 2015 Written by // Reg Domingo

Guys are more willing to go on HIV treatment ASAP but many still delay getting tested

Men are now more willing to go on treatment soon after being diagnosed with HIV than they were a few years ago.

Jun06

I don't need to get an HIV test because ...

POSTED ON // Saturday, 06 June 2015

I don't need to get an HIV test because ...

Here are common reasons why some of us think we don’t need to test for HIV – and why we really should. 

Jun05

Guys from culturally-diverse backgrounds in focus for HIV testing

POSTED ON // Friday, 05 June 2015 Written by // Reg Domingo

Guys from culturally-diverse backgrounds in focus for HIV testing

Getting an HIV test can be a daunting experience, especially for people from multicultural backgrounds. But with new technologies and more support networks, it’s easier than ever to look after yourself. Reg Domingo reports.

Jun03

Scared of getting an HIV test? Don't be

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 03 June 2015

Scared of getting an HIV test? Don't be

Worried about the process? How will the doctor react? What will happen next? Here are some common fears to HIV testing – and how to address them.

May10

VAC’s rapid testing centre saved by new budget

POSTED ON // Sunday, 10 May 2015 Written by // James Findlay

VAC’s rapid testing centre saved by new budget

VAC have welcomed the announcement from the Victorian Government that their rapid testing centre, PRONTO, will be further funded for the next four years.

May04

Men not testing regularly enough for HIV

POSTED ON // Monday, 04 May 2015 Written by // James Findlay

Men not testing regularly enough for HIV

The number of men who have sex with men testing for HIV may be rising, but those who should be testing more often are not doing so.

Feb23

ACON launches permanent rapid HIV testing centre on Oxford Street

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

ACON launches permanent rapid HIV testing centre on Oxford Street

The NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner launched Australia’s first permanent peer-run rapid testing centre on Oxford Street today.

Jul10

Get a free HIV test during testing week

POSTED ON // Thursday, 10 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Get a free HIV test during testing week

With the push to end new HIV transmissions by 2020, ACON, Local Health Districts, and the NSW Ministry of Health are working together to encourage gay men to have an HIV test, by promoting a range of services available across NSW during HIV Testing Week 2014.

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