Acquired immune deficiency syndrome

PLHIV and gay men's awareness of HPV-related anal cancer: community survey report

Positive Life NSW surveyed a total of 1,660 people living with HIV and gay, bisexual men (GBM) via an anonymous online questionnaire, to assess awareness of, screening for, and prevention of anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and anal cancer in NSW, Australia. This survey report...
Policy report

The evolution and future of HIV prevention technology: an HIV policy primer

The HIV pandemic has changed the face of global health, posing serious challenges to political, economic, and cultural stability in many countries and communities. This paper serves as a primer on the evolution of HIV prevention efforts, innovative new technologies, and the outstanding barriers that...
Briefing paper

Anti-retroviral therapy and social danger in Papua New Guinea

Reports new ways that anti-retroviral therapy in Papua New Guinea is being refracted through Christian moral discourses.

Surveillance of HIV and Hepatitis C among Attendees of Needle Exchanges throughout New Zealand

Reducing the incidence of blood-borne infections (BBVs) continues to present a considerable public health challenge. Both internationally and in New Zealand, the high risk of transmission of HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) among injecting drug users (IDUs) has led to the introduction of harm reduction...

HIV futures seven: the health and wellbeing of HIV positive people in Australia

Executive summary DEMOGRAPHICS The HIV Futures 7 survey was completed by 1058 HIV positive Australians from all states and territories. This represents approximately 4.3% of the estimated HIV positive population.

PrEP pill: 'party drug' or life saver?

With HIV infections in Australia at a 20-year high, there’s a push to subsidise a daily pill that can stop transmission, but health professionals and the gay community are split over the drug, which some say will encourage risky sexual behaviour and could place a...

Cultural impact of AIDS

Overview: How have artists responded to the HIV virus creatively in their work, and what effect have their projects had on communities and attitudes as a whole? This panel of experts from around the globe examines the challenges of folding HIV narratives into creative work...

2014 annual surveillance report of HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs

Provides a comprehensive analysis of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia and includes estimates of incidence and prevalence of HIV and viral hepatitides, by demographic and risk groups, patterns of treatment for HIV and viral hepatitis infection, and behavioural risk factors for...

Bloodborne viral and sexually transmitted infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This report provides information on the occurrence of blood borne viruses and sexually transmitted infections among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia for the purposes of stimulating and supporting discussion on ways forward in minimising the transmission risks.

Country progress report New Zealand (HIV/AIDS) 2012–13

A report to the United Nations about New Zealand's progress against HIV/AIDs for the period January 2012–December 2013. Status of the epidemic In New Zealand, the early epidemic of HIV infection and AIDS was highly concentrated among men who had sex with men (MSM). The...