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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Irish AIDS Day
Jun22

Irish AIDS Day

Check out Lysander Preston of PosNow and Niall Mulligan (CEO of HIV Ireland) in action on TV3 on Irish AIDS Day (15th June)...

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US Study finds PLWHIV have higher life expectancy
Jan10

US Study finds PLWHIV have higher life expectancy

A study from the US has found that some groups of people with HIV, especially those treated before their CD4 count falls below 350 cells/mm3, now have life expectancies equal to or even higher than the US general population. Read all about it...

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