If you are living with HIV and you are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, you may be thinking about breastfeeding your baby, and whether it is safe or advisable.
The information in this community resource is provided for women who are living with HIV and want to understand the issues around breastfeeding or formula feeding.
For more information about this resource and other resources for Women Living With HIV, visit: https://napwha.org.au/resource/breastfeeding/Read more
Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (including trans men who have sex with men) are a priority population group for STIs and HIV. GP's, nurses, and other medical practitioners have an essential role in looking after their health.Read more
The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial is a time for all of us to remember the many lives lost of HIV and AIDS. The first memorial event was held in 1983 and since then there have been thousands of events across the world.
This year the event was held at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centre and the guest speaker was Clara Tuck Meng Soo. Dr Soo received her medical training at Cambridge University and King’s College London. She worked for several years in the UK before migrating to Australia in 1989. In 2002 she became Practice Principal of IGP and Hobart Place General Practice.Read more
Meridian ACT has developed a factsheet on the Recommended ACT Priorities for Action: HIV 2021
With the following 6 priority areas.
- Prevention Programs
- Effective Testing
- Treatment Programs For Hiv
- Care And Support
- Stigma And Discrimination
- Research, Data, And Information
This is a health policy research project commissioned by the ACT Health Directorate. It aims to extend understandings of the complex and changing needs of the ageing populations living with chronic hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the ACT.
Key stats and information about the HIV in Australia in 2020, courtesy of the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations.Read more