HIV Ireland launched by Minister Leo Varadkar on World AIDS Day
Dec01

HIV Ireland launched by Minister Leo Varadkar on World AIDS Day

HIV Ireland was officially launched on World AIDS Day, 1st December 2015, by the Minister for Health, Mr. Leo Varadkar. The change of name from Dublin AIDS Alliance to HIV Ireland is very much a reflection of the reality for the vast majority of people living with HIV in Ireland today – progression to AIDS is no longer inevitable. Given the significant improvements in medication and treatment over the last twenty years, people who...

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Survey: What Patients and Carers REALLY WANT from Health Apps
Aug01

Survey: What Patients and Carers REALLY WANT from Health Apps

PatientView and Health 2.0 are undertaking a short survey. It aims to find out how what patients and carers REALLY WANT from health apps. This survey is an opportunity for patients and carers to tell app developers how health apps can be improved to better meet the needs of patients and carers. The survey is open to anybody who is living with illnesses or conditions that last many years (or even a lifetime), and to the carers of...

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NCI Free Courses Announced
Jun30

NCI Free Courses Announced

National College of Ireland is to award a range of free courses for people who are currently unemployed and a range of courses which are free to qualified candidates regardless of employment status. They are holding a special Open Evening in NCI on Thursday the 17th July, 2 to 4pm. Applications are now open and to apply please visit www.springboardcourses.ie Available courses: (Free to unemployed) Certificate in Digital Marketing...

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Speeches from the Book Launch
Jun13

Speeches from the Book Launch

Due to popular demand, here are the transcripts of two of the speeches made at the successful “HIV – Our Responsibilities” book launch which took place in Dublin Castle at the Gay Health Forum on Friday June 6th 2014. The speeches were made by Lysander Preston (Positive Now founder member) and Aislinn O’Donnell (booklet editor). Click to view the...

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Book Launch! HIV: “Our Responsibilities”
Jun05

Book Launch! HIV: “Our Responsibilities”

We are very proud to launch our new booklet HIV: Our Responsibilities. A huge thank you to the Dr Aislinn O’Donnell who helped us to put this together most brilliantly. We even have a foreword by President Michael D. Higgins! The launch took place in Dublin Castle at the Gay Health Forum on Friday 6th June 2014. Click here to read it online.   From the introduction: This living document is an invitation to all of us to reflect on...

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