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New voice for HIV policy
Public health policy in Queensland is set to get a new specialist voice with the appointment of an HIV expert to the University of Queensland (UQ). Last week Professor Charles Gilks (pictured right) became the new head...
- Posted 76 days ago
HIV gets a wake-up call
Melbourne researchers have edged closer to finding a cure for HIV after successfully luring the ‘sleeping’ virus out of infected cells. Current anti-retroviral drugs do not eradicate the virus since it burrows deep into the DNA of...
- Posted 78 days ago
Skinner’s war on HIV
NSW Liberal Party deputy leader and Health Minister Jillian Skinner keeps a low profile for one of the state government’s most senior figures. But the North Shore representative has been far from idle since assuming office in...
- Posted 84 days ago
Government HIV ads wrap up
The only safe-sex promotion directly targeted towards the LGBTI community so far offered by the Queensland Health Department and Ministerial Advisory Committee (MAC) has ended. With no new replacement promotions it leaves the state without an active...
- Posted 91 days ago
Love (and condoms) are in the air
Today is the international day of romance but safe-sex advocates had just one message for Melburnians today: if it’s not on, it’s not on. Valentine’s Day shares February 14 with International Condom Day and YEAH (Youth Empowerment...
- Posted 97 days ago
HIV end in sight: government
The NSW government, HIV/AIDS advocacy organisation ACON and Sydney Health have all announced major new initiatives to drastically lower the rate of new HIV infections in Sydney and across the state. The Ending HIV campaign, a joint...
- Posted 97 days ago
Discussion paper tackles ‘unsafe’ sex issue
A new discussion paper developed by the Queensland Association for Healthy Communities (QAHC) will attempt to tackle the issue of unprotected/unsafe sex and general HIV prevention risk reduction strategies (RRS). It follows increased attention on the issue...
- Posted 99 days ago
New charges against HIV-positive man
Several new charges have been brought against a Brisbane man currently facing court over allegedly failing to disclose his HIV status to sexual partners. Seven new charges including assault and theft were levelled against Rhys Martin, 20,...
- Posted 117 days ago
Greater PEP awareness urged
A leading HIV treatment specialist has called for greater awareness of HIV-preventative medication among gay men and in medical centres. St Vincent’s Hospital nurse consultant and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) service head John McAllister has been prescribing the...
- Posted 118 days ago
Second man denied PEP from hospital
Another gay man has come forward claiming he was unable to access HIV-preventative medication from his local health centre due to ignorance of proper procedure from medical staff. Following the Star Observer’s report last week on a...
- Posted 120 days ago