1. Monkeypox Virus (MPV) Infection Public Health Alert SA Health, 21 May 2022 Monkeypox infection is caused by monkeypox virus. It is endemic in central and west Africa with cases outside Africa usually detected in returned travellers. As of 20 May 2022, 15 countries have reported 27 confirmed and 45 suspected cases of monkeypox. Several countries have reported cases in men who have sex with men...
The Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), 1 st March 2019 To mark Zero Discrimination Day, today ASHM has launched Removing Barriers, a new online learning tool for addressing stigma and discrimination in healthcare settings against people affected by HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C. The Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health...
UNAIDS, 19 JULY 2017 Key messages: 1. There is growing scientific consensus that people living with HIV who are taking effective antiretroviral therapy and whose virus is suppressed to undetectable levels will not transmit HIV sexually. 2. Treatment is first and foremost about enabling the person living with HIV to regain and maintain good health. Globally, there needs to be better access to...
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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Australia Network News, Posted Tue 3 Jun 2014, 9:59am AEST
A United Nations’ agency has labelled PNG’s growing HIV and AIDS public health emergency a pandemic.