Living with HIV and interested in understanding more about the virus?
Oct11

Living with HIV and interested in understanding more about the virus?

[Rescheduled] PLEASE NOTE: Lectures 2 and 3 have been rescheduled for January 2017 due to unforeseen circumstances.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused. HIV Ireland and Positive Now present a short series on HIV and Immunology specifically for people living with HIV. Presenter: Eoin Mac Réamoinn  MSc – Postgraduate Researcher, TCD and Fulbright Scholar           Cost: Free Where:  HIV Ireland, 70 Eccles Street, Dublin 7    ...

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Living with HIV and happy to share your story?
Jun14

Living with HIV and happy to share your story?

Southpaw Pictures are in development with RTE2 to make a once-off 52-minute documentary about HIV in Ireland. RTE particularly want to hear about the real experiences of people living with HIV, issues and challenges and stigma they may have encountered at different points. NB: each interviewee has the option to remain totally anonymous and be represented on camera using an actor and actor’s voice, so full confidentiality is...

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HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD
Jan12

HIV cure: what lies beneath? | Dr Virginie Gautier | TEDxUCD

Published on 11 Dec 2015 HIV infects T-cells, ‘high-jacking’ their cellular machinery and turning them into virus-producing ‘factories’. A small proportion of these cells can create a persisting pool of latently infected cells, which constitute the HIV latent reservoir. There, the virus remains dormant, silent and hidden from patients’ immune defences and from otherwise effective anti-retroviral treatments. In her TEDxUCD 2015 talk...

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Jimmy Goulding – Irish Independent Interview
Dec08

Jimmy Goulding – Irish Independent Interview

Our own Jimmy Goulding talks to the Irish Independent on World AIDS Day about how he’s still amazed at how little people know about HIV & AIDS.  Click on the buttons at the bottom of the article to zoom and turn pages....

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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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