Living With HIV

Position Statement 2014

ACON Releases New HIV Policies During AIDS 2014

On the eve of the world’s biggest HIV conference, ACON has released six new policy position papers on key current issues related to HIV prevention and care.

ACON has released the statements to coincide with AIDS 2014, a global biennial conference on HIV and AIDS which is being held in Melbourne from 20 – 25 July.  

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Posted Wed, 16/07/2014 - 4:51pm by admin.

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New HIV Campaign Targets Chinese Gay Men

A new health education campaign is aiming to reduce HIV transmission among Chinese speaking gay men in NSW by increasing their knowledge of HIV and encouraging regular testing. HIV notifications among Asian gay men in NSW are increasing steadily and currently account for over 17% of new HIV notifications in the state.

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Posted Wed, 16/07/2014 - 12:01pm by admin.

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Too Many People Remain Unaware They Have HIV - #HelpEndHIV

Around 10 per cent of HIV positive people in NSW may be unaware they are infected, a statistic NSW Health is looking to change through it's campaign, HIV Testing Week(14-20 July) which encourages and increases access to HIV testing.

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Posted Mon, 14/07/2014 - 11:58am by admin.

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NSW HIV Testing Week

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 starting from Monday 14th July until Sunday 20th July.

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Posted Wed, 09/07/2014 - 12:56pm by admin.

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7th National HIV Strategy Aims To End HIV by 2020

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations has welcomed the launch of the 7th National HIV Strategy by Health Minister the Hon. Peter Dutton. particularly its commitment to making HIV testing and treatment more accessible.

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Posted Tue, 08/07/2014 - 3:15pm by admin.

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AIDS 2014

AIDS2014 - 20th International AIDS Conference

ACON is proud to be a key supporter of the International AIDS Conference 2014, which will be held in Melbourne from 20-25 July 2014.  Follow our live timeline of updates from the conference, find out about presentations, symposiums, and panel discussions in which we’re participating, as well as the events we’re supporting or co-presenting.

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Posted Tue, 08/07/2014 - 12:32pm by admin.

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