An undetectable viral load shows that HIV treatment is working well and that there is very little HIV in body fluids.
In this situation, the risk of HIV being passed on is extremely low.
If you want to stop using condoms, it is important that both you and your partner are comfortable with the decision (from aidsmap.com)
Have a look at The basics, transmission and viral load and click through the slide show.
The next Pozhet Drop-In will be held on Wednesday 1st February from 2-4pm, at the Redfern health Centre, 103 Redfern Street, Redfern
To join, call our Freecall number
1800 812 404 or email Pozhet on firstname.lastname@example.org, or just drop in.
Free tea and coffee, there is free Wi-Fi and computer access and partners are very welcome to come along
The Pozhet Drop-In is a proud initiative of the Pozhet Consumer Group
Pozhet is holding a morning tea in Redfern on Thursday December 1st to commemorate World AIDS Day, all are welcome.
HIV is still here, and if you are diagnosed with HIV in a country with good access to treatment like Australia, you can live a healthy life.
It’s important to get tested if you have been at risk. For more information have a look at this site.
Zainab talks about living with HIV
Did you know in NSW?
- There are about 10,000 people living with HIV
- At least 10% of people living with HIV don’t know they have the virus and could pass it on to others without knowing it
- One in six people diagnosed with HIV are heterosexual
- Early treatment means you can live a long and healthy life
- Testing is free, easy, fast and confidential