PrEP and Medicine Regulation
Posted in: Health & HIV 22nd August 2016
In the United Kingdom and Australia, the vexed question of Truvada/PrEP access has become a fraught and complex issue. Let's clarify it in this article.
Truvada and Pharmac
Posted in: Health & HIV 4th June 2016
Truvada in New Zealand
Posted in: HIV 1st June 2016
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) has been making inroads elsewhere in the western world. What is the New Zealand situation, however?
"Thank you Shaun"
David Friar, Chair of the NZ AIDS Foundation, publicly thanks the organisation's just-departed Executive Director Shaun Robertson for his "outstanding contribution" to the fight against the HIV epidemic...
Looking back and looking forward
Departed NZAF boss Shaun Robinson looks back on his five years at the helm of a once-troubled organisation... and he looks forward to work yet to be done to halt HIV in its tracks.
Communities and people will end HIV in NZ
Posted in: HIV 17th May 2016
In his final speech for the annual Candlelight Memorial services the NZAF's Shaun Robinson urged our glbti communities to draw on our experience of loss and work together to end the HIV epidemic.
Posted in: Safe Sex 16th January 2016
In December 2015's Attitude, there was a sobering section on chemsex and HIV/AIDS in the United Kingdom. What can we learn from it?
Dealing with stress and loneliness this silly season
Posted in: Living Well 24th December 2015
The holiday period can be a difficult time for many people in LGBTI communities, OUTLine has some advice for best dealing with seasonal stress, loneliness and relationship issues during the silly season.
Hookup apps and Asia's HIV epidemic
Are researchers overlooking one crucial factor when making a correlation between the surge in HIV rates among gay Asian men and the prevalence of hookup apps?
Playing safe this summer
Posted in: Health & HIV 11th December 2015
Hereâ€™s what you need to know to stay safe and healthy if you are keen on a bit of action to spice up those sunny days and long nights this summer.
NZAF to Govt.: Get back in the HIV game!
In an extremely outspoken interview on the government's response to the resurgent HIV epidemic, the NZ AIDS Foundation's executive director says ten years' of loss of government focus must end right now.
We're more than HIV-positive
Posted in: HIV 19th November 2015
As World AIDS Day, December 1st, nears Vaughan Meneses urges the wider glbti community to embrace, not to marginalise or silence, those of us living with HIV
I'm Charlie and I have HIV
Posted in: Living Well 3rd November 2015
NZ's HIV organisations are working to make people living with HIV more visible in our communities, to counteract stigma. Charlie Tredway has joined the battle.
Meet the candidates
Four candidates are up for a vacancy on the NZ AIDS Foundation board... here's where you can get to know Tawhanga Nopera, Jason Myers, James Hudson and Jason Cooper.
TPPA: Trouble with Pharmaceutical Product Access?
Posted in: Health & HIV 12th October 2015
How will the TPPA affect HIV medication here in New Zealand? Craig Young talks you through the issue.