Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
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...

HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual report of trends in behaviour 2011

The report reviews social and behavioural research on HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections. Stigma remains a major issue for people affected by HIV, hepatitis C or drug dependence. This report is the 13th in our annual series reviewing behavioural data that inform responses...
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...

Experiences of HIV: the seroconversion study

This version of the Seroconversion Study occurred at a time of rapid and fundamental changes in our understandings, and implementation, of HIV treatment and prevention. As with previous versions of the study, it mainly targeted gay and bisexual men (GBM). However, some limited data were...

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.