Proposals in NSW to force someone who spits at or bites a frontline worker to be tested for HIV and other blood-borne viruses are a real problem - for workers and the public.
Significantly more gay and bisexual men are using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) due to increased confidence in the benefits of HIV treatment for prevention.
A new exhibition at the UNSW Library aims to remember the HIV/AIDS epidemic through the lens of those who were most affected.
We still need to do more to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV, says UNSW Research Fellow Timothy Broady.
Eradicating a virus from the community requires everyone to have access to prevention, as is the case with tuberculosis. So why not HIV?
A global-first, UNSW-led trial of an HIV prevention medication has resulted in an almost one-third decline in infections in the large-scale target group.
An increase in condomless sex in pre-exposure prophylaxis users is predictable as preventing HIV is the key motivator for condom use among gay and bisexual men.
Proposed changes to Victoria's drug laws and policies have potential but fall short in some key areas.
A recommendation that the HIV prevention drug PrEP be approved for public subsidy has been hailed as an essential step in Australia's response to HIV.
PNG's first representative survey of people most at risk for HIV has revealed that one in six sex workers in Port Moresby are HIV positive.