PosNow Sabbatical
Jan03

PosNow Sabbatical

Positive Now will be taking a sabbatical through the first six months of 2017 from our regular workload to review and reform as an organisation. We will be relaunching at Dublin Pride 2017. If you have an urgent enquiry, please contact HIV Ireland...

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“I’m Undetectable. Do I Have to Disclose to a Hook-Up?”
Aug20

“I’m Undetectable. Do I Have to Disclose to a Hook-Up?”

Check out #AskTyler‘s take on this perennial topic over on hivplusmag.com.  ...

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To tell or not to tell…
May26

To tell or not to tell…

A large survey of people attending HIV clinics in the UK has found that those individuals who chose not to disclose their HIV status to other people were no more likely to suffer from depression or anxiety, to have difficulty adhering to antiretroviral therapy or to have worse HIV outcomes, the British HIV Association conference in Brighton, UK, was told last week. Find out more about the...

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The Diceman on the Late Late Show
Jun05

The Diceman on the Late Late Show

The Diceman was the first to come out on Live Irish television about living with AIDS. Thom McGinty (1 April 1952– 20 February 1995), known as The Diceman, was a Scottish actor, model, and street artist specialising in mime, who spent most of his career in Ireland, where he became a landmark living statue and honorary Dubliner.

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Community Consensus Statement on the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Preventing HIV Transmission
Jun05

Community Consensus Statement on the Use of Antiretroviral Therapy in Preventing HIV Transmission

NAM and EATG, Europe’s community group for people with HIV, have launched a consensus statement, for endorsement by the HIV community, on using HIV treatment to prevent the transmission of HIV. ART drugs if taken as prescribed can effectively render people non-infectious.  This treatment has not already ended the HIV epidemic for several reasons including lack of access to drugs, no global consensus on who should get them,...

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