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Tuesday 21 October 2014


 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.


 Global HIV/AIDS plague feeds on discrimination
Posted in: Health & HIV  17th July 2014
Michael Kirby writes: "Unlike plagues of the past, which have often been equalisers, indiscriminately killing nobility and working class, young and old, this modern plague kills very discriminatingly. In fact, it feeds on discrimination."


 Aus: rate of HIV diagnoses remains high
Posted in: International News, Health & HIV  17th July 2014
Australia's rate of new HIV diagnoses remains near the highest level seen in the past 20 years.


 HIV Testing "I thought it was something everyone did"
Posted in: Health & HIV  17th July 2014
HIV positive Australians share their stories in this video which encourages people to take responsibility for their status by taking charge and getting tested regularly.


 NZAF has plenty to offer at AIDS2014
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, Health & HIV  16th July 2014
A team from the New Zealand AIDS Foundation will pop across the Tasman to “show the world what works” and soak up the latest developments at the AIDS2014 conference, which begins this Sunday in Melbourne.


 NZAF warns against HIV home testing
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  12th July 2014
Although Australian health authorities have given HIV home-test kits the go-ahead, New Zealand's primary HIV awareness and prevention organisation remains wary of them being used in this country.