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#HIV

# hiv - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain'
# Film
# Film

'My story is not a particular case - there are many orphans of AIDS in Spain'

Jun 3rd 2018, 9:00 PM 21,286 Views 3 Comments

By 1997, Spain had 120,000 HIV/AIDS cases in an adult population of around 21 million – the highest rate in the European Union.

# hiv - Friday 4 May, 2018

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'
# Living With Hiv
# Living With Hiv

'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'

May 4th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,180 Views 8 Comments

A new report details concerns Irish mothers had after being diagnosed with HIV.

# hiv - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'
# Stigma
# Stigma

Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 49,133 Views 0 Comments

1,747 women have been diagnosed with HIV in Ireland since 2003.

# hiv - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I hope to give others courage:' Eurovision's Conchita Wurst announces HIV diagnosis
# Eurovision Song Contest
# Eurovision Song Contest

'I hope to give others courage:' Eurovision's Conchita Wurst announces HIV diagnosis

Apr 16th 2018, 2:45 PM 33,718 Views 59 Comments

Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014.

Conchita Wurst shared her HIV positive status following threats from her ex boyfriend
# Conchita
From The Daily Edge
# Conchita

Conchita Wurst shared her HIV positive status following threats from her ex boyfriend

Apr 16th 2018, 2:22 PM 5,687 Views 4 Comments

The Austrian singer called the information ‘irrelevant to the public’.

# hiv - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV

Mar 31st 2018, 11:00 AM 9,416 Views 26 Comments

7.1 million people live with HIV in South Africa.

# hiv - Saturday 10 March, 2018

High Court rules that teenager's HIV need not be disclosed to young woman
# Unprecedented
# Unprecedented

High Court rules that teenager's HIV need not be disclosed to young woman

Mar 10th 2018, 2:46 PM 28,481 Views 0 Comments

The case was taken by the Child and Family Agency.

# hiv - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years

Feb 14th 2018, 7:45 PM 16,072 Views 29 Comments

Rainis Koovit (21) brandished a syringe when attempting to grab a tip jar in Kaph Cafe in Drury Street, Dublin.

# hiv - Friday 1 December, 2017

A HIV prevention drug is being made available to Irish pharmacies at a 70% cheaper cost
# Prep
# Prep

A HIV prevention drug is being made available to Irish pharmacies at a 70% cheaper cost

Dec 1st 2017, 10:00 AM 16,169 Views 46 Comments

PrEP is a once daily medication that can significantly reduce risk of infection among HIV-negative people at high risk.

HIV diagnosis: 'I went into a spasm of shock. My mother knew the result just by looking at me'
# Column
# Column

HIV diagnosis: 'I went into a spasm of shock. My mother knew the result just by looking at me'

Dec 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 35,970 Views 21 Comments

But HIV is no longer a terminal illness, it’s a chronic disease and is manageable, writes Gary.

'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 11,847 Views 5 Comments

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

# hiv - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

English man convicted of deliberately infecting sexual partners with HIV
# East Sussex
# East Sussex

English man convicted of deliberately infecting sexual partners with HIV

Nov 15th 2017, 4:56 PM 16,722 Views 0 Comments

Rowe would sabotage the condoms and send his victims mocking messages afterwards.

# hiv - Friday 27 October, 2017

Italian handed 24 years in jail for infecting 30 women with HIV
# Verdict
# Verdict

Italian handed 24 years in jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

Oct 27th 2017, 10:14 PM 26,884 Views 34 Comments

The male companions of three of the women were also infected, as was the baby of a fourth.

# hiv - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations
# Tribunal
# Tribunal

The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations

Oct 10th 2017, 6:22 PM 8,599 Views 11 Comments

A State tribunal last year awarded one victim of contaminated blood products €2.96 million.

# hiv - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

HIV diagnoses rose again last year with 508 new cases
# Health Protection Surveillance Centre
# Health Protection Surveillance Centre

HIV diagnoses rose again last year with 508 new cases

Oct 4th 2017, 12:33 PM 12,082 Views 67 Comments

Two thirds of the cases were new diagnoses while the rest were people who were transferring their care from abroad.

# hiv - Thursday 28 September, 2017

'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 18,666 Views 33 Comments

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

# hiv - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50
# Europe
# Europe

Increase in rate of HIV cases in Irish people aged over 50

Sep 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 12,114 Views 23 Comments

In 2015, around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are among people aged over 50.

# hiv - Monday 24 July, 2017

South African girl, 9, becomes only the third child to be 'functionally cured' of HIV
# In Remission
# In Remission

South African girl, 9, becomes only the third child to be 'functionally cured' of HIV

Jul 24th 2017, 1:38 PM 12,917 Views 15 Comments

The patient still has HIV in her system but it is so weakened that it cannot replicate or spread.

# hiv - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex
# Downsides
# Downsides

Synthetic seventh heaven: London and Paris deal with the perils of chemsex

Jul 22nd 2017, 5:15 PM 38,910 Views 54 Comments

Associated problems include overdoses and addiction.

# hiv - Thursday 20 July, 2017

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs
# Global Shift
# Global Shift

For the first time, over half of people with HIV are taking AIDS drugs

Jul 20th 2017, 12:05 PM 11,791 Views 18 Comments

The United Nations report’s authors claimed that the data proved the “scales have finally tipped”.

# hiv - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Column: 'Over half my patients, often with contagious illnesses, have to share a bed'
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Column: 'Over half my patients, often with contagious illnesses, have to share a bed'

Jul 9th 2017, 3:00 PM 2,431 Views 4 Comments

The scale of the HIV problem in Kenya’s Homa Bay County is enormous, writes Dr Eamonn Faller.

# hiv - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'
# FGM
# FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,945 Views 57 Comments

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

# hiv - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Explainer: What's being done to bring anti-HIV medication into Ireland?
# Prep
# Prep

Explainer: What's being done to bring anti-HIV medication into Ireland?

Jun 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,096 Views 23 Comments

PrEP is a “once daily” medication that can reduce risk of infection among people at high risk.

# hiv - Thursday 15 June, 2017

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 11,294 Views 20 Comments

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

# hiv - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV
# Protest
# Protest

'Los Frikis': The Cuban punks who deliberately infected themselves with HIV

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 35,431 Views 11 Comments

One of the men, Gerson Govea, talks about his experiences.

# hiv - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Czech man wanted for deliberately spreading HIV arrested in Thai resort
# Apprehended
# Apprehended

Czech man wanted for deliberately spreading HIV arrested in Thai resort

Jan 18th 2017, 3:15 PM 20,905 Views 12 Comments

Warnings of his presence in Thailand spread rapidly on social media there this week.

# hiv - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies
# State Papers
# State Papers

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

Dec 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 11,823 Views 6 Comments

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

# hiv - Monday 12 December, 2016

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

Dec 12th 2016, 8:21 PM 12,787 Views 33 Comments

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

# hiv - Friday 2 December, 2016

Man who hiked price of HIV drug mocks schoolkids for recreating medicine in lab
# Australia
# Australia

Man who hiked price of HIV drug mocks schoolkids for recreating medicine in lab

Dec 2nd 2016, 10:24 AM 42,922 Views 124 Comments

Martin Shkreli’s company raised the price of HIV drug Daraprim from €13.50 to €750 per pill.

# hiv - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread
# NO MORE
# NO MORE

'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread

Dec 1st 2016, 6:04 AM 6,009 Views 4 Comments

There were 273 new HIV diagnoses in the first six months of this year.

# hiv - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV
# Misinformed
# Misinformed

DUP politician admits he didn't know heterosexual people could contract HIV

Nov 30th 2016, 7:46 AM 18,890 Views 58 Comments

Trevor Clarke made the admission in a Stormont debate calling for a new HIV awareness campaign.

# hiv - Friday 14 October, 2016

There has been a sharp rise in the number of HIV and syphilis diagnoses amongst gay men
# Protect Yourself
# Protect Yourself

There has been a sharp rise in the number of HIV and syphilis diagnoses amongst gay men

Oct 14th 2016, 2:45 PM 12,049 Views 19 Comments

The HSE is urging men to use condoms and get checked regularly.

# hiv - Friday 15 July, 2016

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis
# Decriminalisation
# Decriminalisation

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Jul 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,383 Views 28 Comments

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

# hiv - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live
# Royal Finger-prick
# Royal Finger-prick

Prince Harry takes a HIV test on Facebook Live

Jul 14th 2016, 10:22 PM 30,773 Views 59 Comments

Harry took the test as part of efforts to reduce stigma around testing.

Anti-viral drugs lower risk of catching HIV for couples having unprotected sex
# New Research
# New Research

Anti-viral drugs lower risk of catching HIV for couples having unprotected sex

Jul 14th 2016, 6:00 AM 9,909 Views 30 Comments

A study examined the risk of unprotected sex among 900 couples where just one partner is infected by HIV.

# hiv - Sunday 1 May, 2016

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 24,811 Views 69 Comments

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

# hiv - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma
# New Cases
# New Cases

'Don't go near him, he has HIV, you’ll get it' - Robbie Lawlor on fighting stigma

Apr 6th 2016, 7:50 PM 51,180 Views 85 Comments

There were 498 new cases of HIV reported in Ireland in 2015, up from 377 in 2014.

# hiv - Thursday 31 March, 2016

New rapid HIV testing project looking to Ireland's bars and workplaces
# Awareness
# Awareness

New rapid HIV testing project looking to Ireland's bars and workplaces

Mar 31st 2016, 6:06 AM 14,649 Views 18 Comments

The new service will soon be available in Dublin’s Pantibar.

# hiv - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive
# Kenya
# Kenya

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Mar 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 28,643 Views 29 Comments

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.