3700 people in NSW being eligible to receive PrEP by early 2016 will not only reduce new HIV transmissions but should also pressure the rest of Australia to follow suit.
News of a new Senate motion to look at fast tracking access to PrEP comes just as a new poster campaign is launched in Melbourne and Sydney by the same anonymous group behind the controversial “you can fuck raw” campaign in September.
THE long serving president of ACON, Mark Orr, has stepped down from the position he has held since early 2008. Last night, Orr chaired his final Annual …
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PrEP’s success has been well-documented through global clinical trials and the impact it has had on the gay community since it was introduced in the US. Armed with this information, leading LGBTI health organisations in Australia — such as ACON — are now calling authorities to have PrEP approved and subsidised urgently, and there are simple reasons why. Matthew Wade reports.
Existing services combating domestic violence, organised along gender lines, often don’t know how to deal with the same-sex partners of lesbian victims of violence, says LGBTI health body ACON.
Survey findings prompt health advocates to call for the green light to be given to PrEP to prevent HIV transmission.