HIV-Stigma and Daily Life for Men Living in Ireland
Feb29

HIV-Stigma and Daily Life for Men Living in Ireland

Eoin Hennessy of NUI Galway has been given ethical clearance and the go-ahead for this valuable new research. If you can, please help us to help him by completing this anonymous survey (click button below): Stigma surrounding HIV continues to be a significant issue for people living with HIV, despite improvements in treatment. Some research has been carried out in this area, but a gap in the research is how stigma affects the daily...

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Women LWHIV
Jul08

Women LWHIV

Would you like to take part in a study to talk about your experience as a woman living with HIV? An exploration of how shame features in the narratives of women living with HIV. What is involved? You will be asked to meet with me, Ellie, to tell the story of your HIV experience. The interview will explore (but you are not obliged to discuss) your experiences of: The psychological/ social aspects of living with HIV, including whether...

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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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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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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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