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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GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016
Jun09

GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016

GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday 11th June 2016 12-6pm Outhouse, Capel St. Dublin 1. A day long festival of learning, meeting new people, sharing ideas and stories of how we can look after our mental health. Sometimes life can be tough; why not take some time, in a relaxed atmosphere to mind yourself? The GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL takes place over the three floors of Outhouse and is COMPLETELY FREE: Food workshops and demonstrations with the...

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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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Why We Shouldn’t Stop Talking About Being ‘Undetectable’
Mar24

Why We Shouldn’t Stop Talking About Being ‘Undetectable’

Treatment as Prevention is not a very hot topic when it comes to safer sex, but it should be. It is impossible to have a modern conversation about HIV and HIV stigma without having the term “undetectable” used, misused, and abused… Read the full article  on hivplusmag.com...

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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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