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28 June 2021

Current Research

By |2021-07-21T16:57:27+10:0028 June 2021|Comments Off on Current Research

Positive Life is involved across a number of government, non-government and clinical research settings with the aim to improve the health and quality of life of people living with HIV.  These are listed below. [...]

10 October 2020

HIV & Ageing

By |2021-03-17T12:09:45+11:0010 October 2020|Comments Off on HIV & Ageing

The life expectancy of Australians living with HIV has been steadily increasing and is approaching that of the general population.  As more of us living with HIV in NSW deal with the changes and [...]

14 September 2020

HIV & End of Life Planning

By |2021-03-17T14:48:01+11:0014 September 2020|Comments Off on HIV & End of Life Planning

Positive Life is committed to advocating for the rights of people living with HIV and responding to community needs. The right to live with dignity has been a central tenet of the way people [...]

22 June 2020

Policy & Research

By |2021-01-20T10:19:15+11:0022 June 2020|Comments Off on Policy & Research

Though our policy & research we speak out in the interests of all people living with HIV in NSW to improve access to services for all of us and change systems and practices that [...]

2 April 2015

HIV Stigma & Discrimination

By |2021-01-18T08:42:47+11:002 April 2015|Comments Off on HIV Stigma & Discrimination

HIV stigma and discrimination directed towards people living with HIV affects us in a number of different ways. Some people living with HIV are shunned by family, peers and the wider community, while others [...]

2 April 2015

HIV & Employment

By |2021-01-18T08:42:14+11:002 April 2015|Comments Off on HIV & Employment

Employment continues to present challenges for those of us living with HIV. Dealing with side effects, intermittent illness and time away from work for doctor’s appointments and pharmacy visits, requires flexibility on the part [...]

2 April 2015

HIV & Travel

By |2021-01-18T08:42:31+11:002 April 2015|Comments Off on HIV & Travel

When you're living with HIV and planning to travel, there's a few things to consider before leaving on your journey. Travel destinations Some countries have restrictions on travel for people living with HIV, even [...]

2 April 2015

HIV & Access to Healthcare

By |2021-03-17T13:37:28+11:002 April 2015|Comments Off on HIV & Access to Healthcare

The HIV healthcare and treatments landscape has changed. Modern medications are safer, easier to take, and much more effective at suppressing the virus. Treating HIV immediately reduces the amount of HIV in body reservoirs, [...]

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