Living With HIV

ART Use and Non-Use: An Anonymous Online Survey

Experienced researchers from the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH), UNSW, Australia would like to invite people living with HIV (PLHIV) to participate an online survey. The survey is anonymous and will take about 30-45 minutes to self-complete.

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Posted Fri, 17/10/2014 - 5:23pm by admin.

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Minister To Launch Sydney Premiere Of New HIV/AIDS Doco

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner will launch the Sydney premiere of an engrossing new documentary film exploring how the HIV/AIDS epidemic has impacted on people and organisations in Australia and Cambodia over the last 30 years.

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Posted Fri, 17/10/2014 - 12:47pm by admin.

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Community Forum Seeks To Get Gay Men Prepped For PrEP

Gay men will be able to find out more about a new method of HIV prevention at a special community forum in Sydney this month.

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP is a combination of antiretroviral medicines that are used to treat HIV. Research (such as the 2010 iPrEx study) has shown that if it's taken every day by an HIV-negative person, it's highly effective at preventing HIV transmission, with a risk reduction of at least 95%.

 

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Posted Thu, 09/10/2014 - 11:48am by admin.

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HealthMap

Are you living with HIV? Interested in an online program aimed at enhancing health and well-being? Do you want to take control of your health?

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Posted Wed, 08/10/2014 - 3:14pm by admin.

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Ground Breaking Grant To Tackle Smoking Among Lesbians And Same Sex Attracted Women

The NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced that ACON will receive funding from the NSW Cancer Institute for a new project aimed at reducing the alarmingly high rates of smoking among lesbians and same sex attracted women (SSAW).

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Posted Tue, 09/09/2014 - 4:23pm by admin.

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Win $1000 By Entering Art In The Honour Awards

Visual artists who have created work with an LGBTI* theme could take home a $1000 cash prize by entering their work in the Honour Awards. Now in their eighth year, the Honour Awards are an annual gala charity fundraiser celebrating service to and achievements within NSW's LGBTI community. The charities being supported are Aurora and ACON.

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Posted Mon, 11/08/2014 - 2:52pm by admin.

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