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Thursday 27 November 2014


 World AIDS Day: Please donate!
Posted in: Health & HIV  27th November 2014
Orphaned, homeless and HIV-positive... your donation in collection buckets this Friday or online any time could help HIV-positive people like this whose needs are particularly immense.


 Kiwi men are raffling their 'meatpacks'
Posted in: Health & HIV, New Zealand Daily News  15th November 2014
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation has come up with a light-hearted twist on the traditional meatpack raffle to raise money, and awareness about HIV and sexual health, in the lead-up to World AIDS Day.


 LYC revving gay and bi men to 'Gear Up'
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  7th November 2014
Love Your Condom says its newly-launched ‘Gear Up’ ad campaign is deliberately sexy, masculine and playful.


 Watch: More than HIV
Posted in: HIV, Features  31st October 2014
In the lead-up to World AIDS Day, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation and Positive Women have released a video in which six people with HIV discuss the stigma they face.


 Ask our expert: Cervical smears
Posted in: Ask Our Expert, Health & HIV  21st October 2014
A woman asks: “I have been told that because I only sleep with women that I don’t need to get regular smears, is this true?” Dr Hazel Lewis clears the issue up once and for all.


 The HIV epidemic - where are we at? Part 3
Posted in: Health & HIV  1st October 2014
In the third in a four-part series, NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses the importance of access to HIV treatment.


 The HIV epidemic — where are we at? Part 2
Posted in: Health & HIV  25th September 2014
Part two in a series where NZAF Executive Director Shaun Robinson discusses issues like condom use, developments in testing and diagnosis and emerging findings about PrEP.


 The HIV epidemic - where are we at?
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  17th September 2014
NZAF's Shaun Robinson talks about the latest trends, condom use, developments in testing and diagnosis, impact of treatment on prevention and emerging findings about PrEP.


 Election priorities: 5 for '14
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  27th August 2014
The Gay Men’s Sexual Health Research Group election priorities include a funded HPV vaccine, safer general practices and the collection of stats.


 Tributes rush in for "tireless" Kilmister
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  15th August 2014
Retiring Body Positive CEO Bruce Kilmister is being described as a man with "tireless commitment" and "incredible achievements", in tributes from some of the many people he's worked alongside over the years.


 Study sheds light on gay/bi STI rates
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Safe Sex  13th August 2014
One in 12 gay or bisexual men who participated in key health surveys in 2011 reported having had an STI in the previous year.


 Making HIV notifiable won't impact privacy
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  4th August 2014
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation says making HIV a notifiable disease will be "extremely helpful" to its work, and people should not be concerned about their privacy being breached.


 AIDS 2014: Views differ on drugs/condoms
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  23rd July 2014
Opinions amongst New Zealand delegates remain somewhat similar and yet also divided after today's AIDS 2014 conference presentations on whether using medical intervention should be used as a significant tool to halt the spread of HIV amongst gay and bisexual men.


 AIDS 2014: NZ sets condom use example
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  22nd July 2014
HIV prevention workers from a number of countries have attended a presentation by New Zealand researchers and safe-sex promoters this afternoon, keen to learn from this country's success in keeping the HIV epidemic from re-exploding as it has in other countries.


 AIDS 2014: Listening, learning and advising
Posted in: Health & HIV, Features  19th July 2014
The NZ AIDS Foundation has assembled its biggest-ever presence at a World AIDS Conference, to listen, learn and present its own expertise to the world.