PrEP is a new HIV prevention method in which people who do not have HIV infection take a pill daily to reduce their risk of becoming HIV infected. The pill is called Truvada and [...]
People with HIV have had some wins in the last twelve months and when we have wins I think we need to celebrate them. From 1 July, we’ve been able to have our medications [...]
If you are diagnosed with HIV, starting HIV treatment immediately is the best option for long-term health.
It is now over 30 years since the first cases of what was initially called GRID (Gay Related Immune Deficiency) were diagnosed here in Sydney, and the world has come a long way since [...]
The Swiss Statement - the ‘shot heard round the HIV world’ and the harbinger of a new era of prevention.
The decision of when to start on anti-retroviral treatment for me was a no brainer and also taken out of my hands, I had presented to the hospital sicker than I’d ever been in [...]
The recent release of the new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for the treatment and prevention of HIV heralded a landmark change in the international response to HIV. These guidelines remove all of the previous [...]
I‘ve been reflecting on the past 20 years of taking my HIV meds……. It was fairly simple in the early days – there was just one - an AZT bottle! Overtime, many more new [...]
Putting the call out to my community for two guys to share a moment while being photographed enabled these two HIV positive men to tell such a story of intimacy. Some could see this [...]