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#world aids day

# world-aids-day - Saturday 1 December, 2018

World AIDS Day marked by 'Know Your Status' campaign

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

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

# world-aids-day - Friday 1 December, 2017

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# world-aids-day - Thursday 1 December, 2016

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

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

# world-aids-day - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?

Charities say Ireland has traditionally been at the forefront, but on World AIDS Day they say that support is slipping.

# world-aids-day - Saturday 1 December, 2012

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency' HIV

World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency'

Although global rates of are dropping, complacency is a barrier to completely eliminating HIV, according to experts.

# world-aids-day - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts The Naked Truth This post contains images

Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts

Activists occupied the office of House speaker John Boehner ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday.

Cost of contraception causing some to risk unprotected sex

Ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday, the Dublin AIDS Alliance is urging people to take greater care of their sexual health.

# world-aids-day - Thursday 1 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS

Yes, AIDS-related deaths are decreasing – but there are several huge threats in the fight against HIV and AIDS, writes Breda Gahan on World Aids Day.

# world-aids-day - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years

However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.

# world-aids-day - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Bono leads drive to rid world of “dreadful little virus” World Aids Day This post contains images

Bono leads drive to rid world of “dreadful little virus”

U2 singer launches World Aids Day as 80 world landmarks bathed in red to mark campaign.