Monthly Archives: May 2018

Heterosexual HIV diagnoses are not declining

Rates of heterosexuals diagnosed with HIV are increasing The total number of heterosexual people diagnosed with HIV in 2017 is still much lower than the number of gay and bisexual men. In fact there has been a significant decline in new diagnoses for gay and […]

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PrEP and Heterosexuals

PrEP was listed on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) from April 1 2018. It is classed as an S85 drug and can be prescribed GPs. According to the ASHM guidelines on PrEP, the risk criteria for heterosexual people include: Having a partner who is HIV+ […]

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HIV Testing Week 2018

The question on our lips There will be a flurry of activity to promote HIV Testing Week (1-7 June 2018), and it’s put a question on our lips: When it comes to heterosexuals, who should we be testing? Last year’s HIV diagnosis data painted a […]

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