December 1, 2015 The Journal of the International AIDS Society (an open access, peer-reviewed journal), has published a new supplement: Sexual and reproductive health and human rights of women living with HIV. Women and girls are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection as a result of a variety of biological, cultural, social, and economic factors, including gender inequality within the context...
ABC News, 14 July, 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the world is headed for a “generation free of AIDS”, after UNAIDS reported a 35 per cent drop in new HIV infections from 15 years ago.
However, the UN warned that continuing stigmatisation of sex workers, drug users and homosexuals were barriers to progress.
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By Simon Royal and Gary Rivett, ABC
Posted Monday 1 December 2014
As World AIDS Day is marked globally, three South Australians have reflected on living with HIV and the joys and challenges of lifespans they once never dreamed of.
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7.30 SA, 28.11.2014 When HIV emerged in the early 1980s it almost certainly meant an early death from AIDS. The advent of effective treatments changed that, it isn’t curable but its manageable. That’s meant both an emerging sense of complacency amongst young people about the risks of HIV and for at least three South Australians the joys and challenges of living beyond the years they...
AIDS is a disease caused by a virus called HIV which alters the immune system, making sufferers much more vulnerable to infections and diseases.
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The Wheeler Centre, 13 Oct 2014
How have artists responded to the HIV virus creatively in their work, and what effect have their projects had on communities and attitudes as a whole? This panel of experts from around the globe examines the challenges of folding HIV narratives into creative work.
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