An Australian survey of people living with HIV
Please fill in the survey now at www.hivfutures.org.au
HIV Futures 8 is a survey about the health and wellbeing of PLHIV. The study is keen to hear from PLHIV all over Australia – men, women and trans people, heterosexual, gay and bisexual people.
HIV Futures is an important project. It provides information to help governments, clinical services and community groups plan programs and policy. [Read more…] about HIV futures 8
The rate of newly diagnosed HIV infections in Australia has risen by 10% in 12 months – the largest increase in 20 years, a new report shows. The data is outlined in the Kirby Institute’s Australia Annual Surveillance Report, was released recently at the Australasian HIV/AIDS Conference 2013 in Darwin. [Read more…] about HIV in Australia
A report on Aidsmap states that women living with HIV feel subjected to questioning and monitoring of their choices during pregnancy, childbirth and when they first become mothers, according to Canadian research presented to a conference in Paris this month (July 2013).
Women feel that they are not only under the gaze of medical professionals and child protection officials, but also friends and family, who sometimes take a particular interest in how a woman may be feeding her infant.
Have you had similar or different experiences? Leave a comment below.. [Read more…] about Women with HIV feel scrutinised when pregnant