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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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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Increase in the number of people diagnosed with HIV in the UK
Oct21

Increase in the number of people diagnosed with HIV in the UK

There has been a rise in the number of people diagnosed with HIV reports the UK’s Western Daily Press, with more than half of new cases among gay and bisexual men. “A total of 6,151 people were newly diagnosed with HIV in the UK during 2014, according to data from Public Health England (PHE). This is a slight rise on 2013, when there were 6,000 new cases. The number of men who have sex with men newly diagnosed with HIV...

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Thanks for tuning in!
Jul23

Thanks for tuning in!

Thanks to those who attended the live streaming event on Tuesday.  Richard offered some thought provoking and helpful tips on looking after mental health and fielded some questions from members.  He has agreed to do it again in the near future for those that missed it – we’ll give all members good notice as soon as we have the date.

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