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# hiv-ireland - This year 2022

Monkeypox: Shame and stigma will prolong outbreak, campaigners say
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Shame and stigma will prolong outbreak, campaigners say

Jul 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,279 Views 1 Comment

An advocacy group for gay and bisexual men has urged the government to secure enough vaccines for those who are vulnerable.

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure
# Monkeypox
# Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Use of smallpox vaccine to be extended to groups at high risk of exposure

Jul 26th 2022, 3:54 PM 25,191 Views 21 Comments

The current outbreak of the virus was deemed a public health emergency by the WHO over the weekend.

# hiv-ireland - All time

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn
# Gmhs
# Gmhs

Closure of PrEP service will 'undoubtedly' have impact on HIV rates, experts warn

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:54 PM 17,795 Views 0 Comments

Staff from the GMHS have been redeployed to Covid-19 test centres in recent months.

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today
# HIV
# HIV

'A significant gamechanger': PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates being rolled out from today

Nov 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,955 Views 7 Comments

The pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) treatment is the most recent development in the field of HIV prevention.

'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year
# Increase
# Increase

'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year

Jun 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 27,988 Views 43 Comments

Some 500 people were diagnosed with the condition last year, and this figure is expected to be higher in 2018.

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'

Dec 1st 2017, 12:10 AM 12,249 Views 5 Comments

Much has changed in the 30 years since HIV Ireland was established, but some of the same problems - like stigma – remain.

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland
# HIV
# HIV

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland

Sep 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,764 Views 33 Comments

17% of people living in HIV say they have felt suicidal in the last year.

Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016
# Prep
# Prep

Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016

Jun 15th 2017, 2:01 PM 11,338 Views 20 Comments

HIV Ireland and the Gay Health Network (GHN) are calling for PrEP to be introduced in Ireland.

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015
# Snowblow
# Snowblow

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

Jun 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 8,004 Views 7 Comments

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year
# Urgent Action
# Urgent Action

Calls to address 'crisis' as HIV cases nearly double in first 4 months of the year

May 1st 2016, 2:27 PM 24,874 Views 137 Comments

There were 175 cases of HIV reported in the first 16 weeks of 2016, compared to 106 in the same period last year.

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'
# Stop The Stigma
# Stop The Stigma

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'

Dec 2nd 2015, 6:05 AM 18,155 Views 66 Comments

The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV
# Know Your Status
# Know Your Status

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:39 PM 18,128 Views 48 Comments

To date in 2015, 411 new HIV infections have been detected in Ireland – an increase on last year.

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland
# The Test
# The Test

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland

Sep 4th 2015, 6:14 PM 10,074 Views 26 Comments

With the number of new positive test cases on the increase HIV Ireland has echoed the health minister’s words.