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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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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