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#HIV

# hiv - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men
# Imported Blood
# Imported Blood

Campaigners call for changes to Ireland's restriction of blood donation by gay men

Jul 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 17,721 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service imported a supply of blood from the UK earlier this week.

Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Limited access to HIV services during pandemic an ongoing concern for LGBT+ community

Jul 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,027 Views 13 Comments

Closures and scaledowns of sexual health services have raised issues for HIV prevention and testing.

# hiv - Monday 30 November, 2020

Living with HIV: 'Please don't feel alone, or that your voice doesn't matter - it does'
# HIV
# HIV

Living with HIV: 'Please don't feel alone, or that your voice doesn't matter - it does'

Nov 30th 2020, 1:28 PM 14,105 Views 2 Comments

A new campaign has been launched in Ireland ahead of World Aids Day tomorrow.

# hiv - Friday 2 October, 2020

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 17,771 Views 0 Comments

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

# hiv - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'When I found out, I thought I was going to die' - Wales great Gareth Thomas opens up on experience with HIV
# Hiv Awareness
From The42
# Hiv Awareness

'When I found out, I thought I was going to die' - Wales great Gareth Thomas opens up on experience with HIV

Jun 24th 2020, 10:28 AM 3,262 Views 1 Comment

The former rugby star is determined to keep the conversation going, educate others and break the stigma around the virus.

# hiv - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84
# Gay Rights
# Gay Rights

'A giant of a man': Influential Aids campaigner and playwright Larry Kramer dies aged 84

May 27th 2020, 10:23 PM 20,284 Views 5 Comments

Kramer’s husband confirmed that he died from died from pneumonia.

# hiv - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity
# London
# London

Second patient in world to be cleared of HIV reveals identity

Mar 10th 2020, 7:17 AM 61,473 Views 13 Comments

Adam Castillejo achieved “sustained remission” from HIV.

# hiv - Thursday 6 February, 2020

HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

HSE to spend up to half a million on STI home-testing pilot project

Feb 6th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,983 Views 17 Comments

The HSE currently provides public STI services through clinics around the country.

# hiv - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Over €10 million paid in compensation to Hepatitis and HIV contaminated blood victims last year
# Blood Transfusion
# Blood Transfusion

Over €10 million paid in compensation to Hepatitis and HIV contaminated blood victims last year

Dec 18th 2019, 8:07 AM 6,734 Views 6 Comments

Some €993 million has been paid in compensation since a Tribunal was established in 1995.

# hiv - Sunday 1 December, 2019

There have been over 470 new diagnoses of HIV in Ireland so far this year
# World Aids Day
# World Aids Day

There have been over 470 new diagnoses of HIV in Ireland so far this year

Dec 1st 2019, 12:30 PM 30,195 Views 43 Comments

Today, 1 December, marks World AIDS Day 2019.

# hiv - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Over 300 children and teens died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018
# Aids
# Aids

Over 300 children and teens died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018

Nov 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 8,410 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to a new Unicef report published today.

# hiv - Monday 4 November, 2019

'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 9,943 Views 7 Comments

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

# hiv - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
# Msm
# Msm

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus

Updated Oct 3rd 2019, 2:10 PM 24,469 Views 60 Comments

Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.

# hiv - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'They took that right away from me' - Thomas says journalist told his parents about HIV status

Sep 18th 2019, 5:40 PM 39,406 Views 31 Comments

The former Wales international revealed his diagnosis to the public last weekend.

# hiv - Monday 16 September, 2019

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message
# Treatment
# Treatment

'Undetectable equals Untransmittable': The importance of Gareth Thomas' HIV message

Sep 16th 2019, 12:36 PM 40,621 Views 21 Comments

Campaigners point out that effective HIV treatment is also effective HIV prevention.

# hiv - Monday 17 June, 2019

Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources
# HIV Testing
# HIV Testing

Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources

Jun 17th 2019, 5:46 PM 13,549 Views 12 Comments

The HSE has said that demand for the clinic’s service is beyond its capacity.

# hiv - Friday 14 June, 2019

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out later this year

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 10:36 AM 14,558 Views 46 Comments

Rapid testing will be rolled out in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.

# hiv - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure
# Discrimination Claim
# Discrimination Claim

HIV positive woman to receive €10,000 in compensation after dentist stops treating her mid-procedure

Jun 4th 2019, 4:58 PM 43,058 Views 0 Comments

The dentist agreed to provide a written apology to the woman.

# hiv - Friday 3 May, 2019

'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners
# ART Treatment
# ART Treatment

'End of HIV pandemic' in sight after medicine makes virus 'untransmittable' between sexual partners

May 3rd 2019, 7:13 AM 21,022 Views 25 Comments

The virus remains one of the world’s biggest health problems.

# hiv - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'Time to act': HIQA report finds PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates would be cheaper and more effective
# Draft Report
# Draft Report

'Time to act': HIQA report finds PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates would be cheaper and more effective

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:39 AM 10,235 Views 22 Comments

A draft report on the introduction of the programme was published today.

# hiv - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Ireland's 'stable political environment' attracted a major HIV drug firm to Dublin
# Theratechnologies
# Theratechnologies

Ireland's 'stable political environment' attracted a major HIV drug firm to Dublin

Apr 20th 2019, 4:00 PM 15,784 Views 28 Comments

The Canadian company is in the process of getting its Trogarzo drug approved in Europe.

# hiv - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

7% increase in STIs in Ireland between 2017 and 2018, new data suggests

Apr 9th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,882 Views 26 Comments

The prominent STIs were chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes and syphilis.

# hiv - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus
# Remission
# Remission

London patient becomes second man to be cleared of Aids virus

Mar 5th 2019, 7:34 AM 28,318 Views 30 Comments

The patient has not been identified.

# hiv - Friday 15 February, 2019

Opinion: 'People with HIV in Ireland are dehumanised - we're seen as a virus'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'People with HIV in Ireland are dehumanised - we're seen as a virus'

Feb 15th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,790 Views 17 Comments

But activist Robbie Lawlor sets out how people like him are breaking away from stigma and living full lives – and says people need to be more open and honest.

# hiv - Friday 4 January, 2019

HIV diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

HIV diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland

Jan 4th 2019, 1:18 PM 50,944 Views 39 Comments

531 cases were diagnosed last year – an 8% increase from 2017.

# hiv - Saturday 1 December, 2018

World AIDS Day marked by 'Know Your Status' campaign
# World Aids Day
# World Aids Day

World AIDS Day marked by 'Know Your Status' campaign

Dec 1st 2018, 4:59 PM 6,376 Views 5 Comments

In Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar took a HIV test to raise awareness of the virus.

Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges

Dec 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 25,286 Views 17 Comments

On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, women who have HIV still face increased stigma, writes Dr Denise Proudfoot

# hiv - Friday 16 November, 2018

'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

'The worst I've seen yet': Concern as number of HIV and STI diagnoses rise this year

Nov 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 40,306 Views 54 Comments

A total of 11,078 STI diagnoses have been reported so far this year.

# hiv - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year
# HIV
# HIV

Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year

Oct 4th 2018, 10:44 AM 11,169 Views 34 Comments

The health authority’s work is due to conclude next year, with a possible roll out soon after that.

# hiv - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
# Chemsex
# Chemsex

How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 125,257 Views 65 Comments

G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.

# hiv - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation
# PTSD
# PTSD

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

Aug 9th 2018, 6:19 PM 14,876 Views 0 Comments

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

# hiv - Friday 27 July, 2018

New self-test HIV kit goes on sale in pharmacies around the country today
# Detection Kit
# Detection Kit

New self-test HIV kit goes on sale in pharmacies around the country today

Jul 27th 2018, 8:13 AM 29,594 Views 54 Comments

There were 508 new cases of HIV diagnosed in Ireland in 2016 – a 43.9% increase since 2006.

# hiv - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man jailed for 10 years for infecting two former partners with HIV
# Criminal Court
# Criminal Court

Man jailed for 10 years for infecting two former partners with HIV

Jul 26th 2018, 4:11 PM 16,905 Views 0 Comments

The victims told the court that the man would tell people to stay away from them because they had the virus.

# hiv - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling
# Prep
# Prep

HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling

Jul 25th 2018, 8:28 PM 10,219 Views 12 Comments

The case now returns to the English High Court for a final decision.

'The fight is far from over': A teenage girl was infected with HIV every 3 minutes last year
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

'The fight is far from over': A teenage girl was infected with HIV every 3 minutes last year

Jul 25th 2018, 2:45 PM 23,604 Views 10 Comments

Unicef is warning that the HIV/Aids epidemic is far from over and teenage girls are bearing the brunt of the health crisis.

# hiv - Friday 20 July, 2018

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting
# HIV
# HIV

Fears of 'dangerous complacency': Thousands gather in Amsterdam for world Aids meeting

Jul 20th 2018, 7:39 AM 8,016 Views 7 Comments

Experts have warned that there may be a resurgence of the epidemic that has already killed 35 million people.

# hiv - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Man convicted of causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV
# Court
# Court

Man convicted of causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV

Jul 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 14,331 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the case as ‘pretty difficult with unusual evidence’.

# hiv - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Witness says man accused of infecting two women with HIV asked her not to tell anyone of clinic encounter
# Courts
# Courts

Witness says man accused of infecting two women with HIV asked her not to tell anyone of clinic encounter

Jun 27th 2018, 8:24 PM 13,765 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the two women.

# hiv - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Ex-partner of man accused of infecting her with HIV says he 'wasn't shocked' over her diagnosis
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-partner of man accused of infecting her with HIV says he 'wasn't shocked' over her diagnosis

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 5:30 PM 17,555 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the two women.

# hiv - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man goes on trial accused of causing serious harm to two ex-girlfriends by passing on HIV
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial accused of causing serious harm to two ex-girlfriends by passing on HIV

Jun 25th 2018, 5:18 PM 21,389 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the two women.

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