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Category Archives: Living with HIV

Covid-19 and PLHIV

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccinations Here are some interesting news articles for people living with HIV about COVID-19 vaccinations generally, and about the rollout in Australia specifically. Have a read for yourself and Pozhet will keep you updated with information about COVID-19 vaccinations as it comes to hand. For local information and […]

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Women’s Videos

Women make up around 10% of people diagnosed with HIV in Australia. More than 46% of women have been diagnosed late and there have been missed opportunities to help them live a long and healthy life. Pozhet has partnered with Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre to develop a short film “Could It Be HIV”. The […]

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Personal Stories

After a lifetime of regular blood donation, Colin realised he hadn’t donated for a while and wanted to start again. He was living in Wollongong. Committed to her community services work and maintaining family life, Dianne’s diagnosis came late in her journey. When she arrived in Australia from Zimbabwe in 2012, Sanaa begun forming hard, […]

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Having Children

Introduction People living with HIV (PLHIV) can have healthy children without transmitting (giving HIV to another person) to their partner or baby. Transmission of HIV from mother to child is extremely rare in Australia. By taking HIV medications and with the support of health workers: Women living with HIV can get pregnant without transmitting to […]

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Sex and Relationships

Introduction People living with HIV (PLHIV) can have relationships, have sex and have children without passing on HIV. A positive person might feel nervous when starting a relationship with someone who doesn’t have HIV. They might think things like: When should I tell them that I have HIV? How will they react? How do I […]

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