As new treatments for hepatitis C reshape the landscape, new data from UNSW underscore the need to address issues including discrimination, stigma and engaging marginalised communities.
There is compelling evidence that treatment greatly reduces HIV transmission but prevention of the disease remains complex, the latest report by UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows.
Australian researchers are leading the world in the battle to eliminate hepatitis C.
An Indigenous hepatitis project in Western Sydney could be expanded across NSW, thanks to input from UNSW health researchers.
The proportion of HIV-positive gay men on antiretroviral treatment reached a record in 2014, but the rate of unprotected sex between casual partners also hit a historic high, new data shows.
Two innovative UNSW programs designed to help men overcome the stigma associated with mental health disorders have been recognised, receiving $900,000 in funding from beyondblue today.
A new report from UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows young people and gay men know dangerously little about how to protect themselves against hepatitis C.
HIV/AIDS is “not yesterday’s issue; it is not a problem that has gone away”, HIV campaigner Lord Norman Fowler has told a UNSW audience, arguing that the epidemic needs to be raised higher on the global health agenda.
The number of new HIV diagnoses in Australia remains the highest seen for 20 years, according to the Annual HIV Surveillance report released today at UNSW’s Kirby Institute Annual Symposium.
Young, newly diagnosed HIV-positive gay men need more support to access the anti-retroviral therapies that could save their lives.