In a two-day conference organised in collaboration between the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union and ECDC, HIV experts from across the European Union discussed how to reverse this trend and how to prepare Europe to achieve the set target of ending AIDS by 2030. Read more
Health Minister Cameron Dick has announced that funding for the HIV Foundation Queensland will be cut. Photo: Jorge Branco
HIV Foundation Queensland chairman Darren Russell said Queensland Health data showed there were 94 new cases in Brisbane in 2016, the first time there were less than 100 infections since 2008, when the same number of people were infected. Read More
Are people with HIV more at risk of diabetes? REUTERS
The prevalence of diabetes among people infected with HIV is higher than in the general population, scientists have found out. The condition appears to develop at an earlier age in these patients, and even if they are not obese. Read More
An abusive message sent to a HIV positive gay man
I once met a beautiful man in a Vauxhall club. He had everything the gay scene adores: youth, perfect body, eight pack abs. A dark-eyed smoulder and a masculine swagger. Read More
Dr Fiona Carey, Consultant Clinical Lead in Sexual Health with the South Eastern Health Trust.
Dr Fiona Carey, Consultant Clinical Lead in Sexual Health with the South Eastern Trust, revealed that while some of the busiest genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in London are reporting a 40 per cent drop in HIV diagnoses due to earlier intervention and improved prevention measures, the number of cases in Northern Ireland is increasing year on year. Read more
New cases of HIV have dropped dramatically in Brisbane, one of only a few cities in the world to record a significant reduction, alongside San Francisco. Read More
Evans Rubara tried to obscure his face with an umbrella in this photograph taken last September. (JACK BOLAND, Toronto Sun)
An HIV-positive Tanzanian student who had weeks of unprotected sex with a Vancouver woman was sentenced to 13 months in jail or aggravated sexual assault. Read More
Kids who attended Pukekohe Intermediate Dental Clinic between September 13 last year and January 23 this year could be at risk of exposure to the contaminated water. Read More
The Maltese health directorate will soon launch a rapid HIV testing procedure which would ensure that patients receive their test results in less than an hour. Read More
Canada is a pioneer in providing universal, immediate access to treatment for people living with HIV. Chris Wattie/Reuters.
Recently, in a Canadian hospital in British Columbia, the province where I live and work, an older man who was suffering from fatigue and post-operative issues was given an HIV test. Read More