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

Jul 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,873 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Nov 30th 2020, 1:28 PM 14,064 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Oct 2nd 2020, 3:54 PM 17,677 Views 0 Comments

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

'When I found out, I thought I was going to die' - Wales great Gareth Thomas opens up on experience with HIV
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'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 3,239 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2020, 10:23 PM 20,270 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2020, 7:17 AM 61,456 Views 13 Comments

Adam Castillejo achieved “sustained remission” from HIV.

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

Feb 6th 2020, 6:10 AM 11,918 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2019, 8:07 AM 6,573 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2019, 12:30 PM 30,004 Views 43 Comments

Today, 1 December, marks World AIDS Day 2019.

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

Nov 26th 2019, 9:31 AM 8,392 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Nov 4th 2019, 6:10 AM 9,895 Views 7 Comments

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

Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
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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 24,312 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Sep 18th 2019, 5:40 PM 39,365 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2019, 12:36 PM 40,606 Views 21 Comments

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

Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources
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Dublin STI clinic struggles to cope due to lack of resources

Jun 17th 2019, 5:46 PM 13,512 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 14th 2019, 10:36 AM 14,535 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2019, 4:58 PM 42,987 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 3rd 2019, 7:13 AM 21,008 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Apr 23rd 2019, 11:39 AM 10,226 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2019, 4:00 PM 15,774 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Apr 9th 2019, 10:04 PM 14,844 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Mar 5th 2019, 7:34 AM 28,140 Views 30 Comments

The patient has not been identified.

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

Feb 15th 2019, 7:30 PM 16,630 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 diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland
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HIV diagnoses reached a record high last year in Ireland

Jan 4th 2019, 1:18 PM 50,908 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Dec 1st 2018, 4:59 PM 6,371 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
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Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges

Dec 1st 2018, 1:00 PM 25,251 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Nov 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 40,192 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Oct 4th 2018, 10:44 AM 11,139 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Sep 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 122,227 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2018, 6:19 PM 14,855 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2018, 8:13 AM 29,327 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Jul 26th 2018, 4:11 PM 16,823 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 drug may be more affordable after European court ruling
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HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling

Jul 25th 2018, 8:28 PM 10,186 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
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'The fight is far from over': A teenage girl was infected with HIV every 3 minutes last year

Jul 25th 2018, 2:45 PM 23,589 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.

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

Jul 20th 2018, 7:39 AM 8,014 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 12th 2018, 4:12 PM 14,321 Views 0 Comments

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

Witness says man accused of infecting two women with HIV asked her not to tell anyone of clinic encounter
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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 13,756 Views 0 Comments

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

Ex-partner of man accused of infecting her with HIV says he 'wasn't shocked' over her diagnosis
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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 17,541 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2018, 5:18 PM 21,378 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 27,925 Views 42 Comments

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

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