“This novel approach may help alleviate the burden often associated with daily, oral treatment regimens and contribute to making HIV a smaller part of peoples’ lives.”
ACON’s new a[TEST] clinic has been announced in response to data showing HIV transmission rates among men who have sex with men born overseas, particularly in Asia, are not declining.
Officials say they believe 33 year old US national Mikhy Farrera-Brochez, who was convicted of fraud in 2016 and later deported from Singapore, is behind the leak.
“The approval of the first single dose two-drug regimen for HIV challenges the traditional approach of three-drug regimens that have been the standard of care for 20 years.”
Of the approximately 7800 PLHIV in Victoria, 90 per cent know their status but 15 per cent are not on anti-retroviral treatments and over 20 per cent do not have controlled virus levels.
Living Positive Victoria CEO Brent Allan was pleased with ADF’s swift response.
A new dating app has been released exclusively for people living with HIV.