Watch “The Criminalization of HIV Transmission” by Eddie Matthews BL
May18

Watch “The Criminalization of HIV Transmission” by Eddie Matthews BL

On Thursday May 19th, Eddie Matthews BL gave a fascinating and informative talk to us about The Criminalisation of HIV Transmission We streamed the talk live on the web; you can watch the recording of the talk here.   Many thanks,...

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Are You a Father Living With a Diagnosis of HIV+?
Apr04

Are You a Father Living With a Diagnosis of HIV+?

Queen’s University Belfast and Positive Now are interested in hearing about your experiences as part of a research project exploring what it is like to be a father living with HIV in Ireland. Taking part would involve a short, confidential interview with a researcher from Queen’s University at a location that suits you. If you are interested in participating please contact Lysander Preston (lysander@positivenow.ie) who will provide...

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1ST All-Ireland Conference For PLWHIV
Feb04

1ST All-Ireland Conference For PLWHIV

1ST All-Ireland Conference For People Living With HIV 27TH February, 2016 9.30am – 3.00pm Academy Hotel, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1 Registration 9:00pm...

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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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The Institute of Many (TIM)
Oct27

The Institute of Many (TIM)

A friend of ours has just contacted us about a peer group called “The Institute of Many” (TIM) for people living with HIV.  Here is what he had to say: “I’m writing to you with regards to research on the impact of stigma in Dublin. I’m a member of a peer group on Facebook called The Institute of Many (TIM) which is for people living with HIV. A fellow member posted the AIDS Map article about the study on...

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