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From TheJournal.ie There have been over 470 new diagnoses of HIV in Ireland so far this year World Aids Day

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

Today, 1 December, marks World AIDS Day 2019.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out fully in 2020 HIV Prevention

PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out fully in 2020

To date, PrEP has only been available to buy in Ireland on prescription at a price of over €400 a month.

From TheJournal.ie Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus Msm

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

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

From The42 Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan? Prep

Who's playing who in the build-up to the World Cup in Japan?

Eight busy weeks lie ahead before the action gets underway at the World Cup.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort Prep

Schmidt's Ireland set for pre-Six Nations camp at Portuguese resort

The national squad had a successful camp in Spain before last year’s Grand Slam.

From TheJournal.ie Hiqa is looking at whether a PrEP programme can start in Ireland next year HIV

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

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

From TheJournal.ie HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling Prep

HIV drug may be more affordable after European court ruling

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

Here's the super important reason why you'll see stickers on Dublin landmarks this week

Everything you need to know about #HIVPreventionDay.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year Increase

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A HIV prevention drug is being made available to Irish pharmacies at a 70% cheaper cost Prep

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.

From TheJournal.ie '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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What's being done to bring anti-HIV medication into Ireland? Prep

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016 Prep

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: Do you plan your lunches or dinners the week before? Sponsored

Open thread: Do you plan your lunches or dinners the week before?

Or is everything done on the fly?

From TheJournal.ie 6 dinners that make lovely lunches the next day Sponsored

6 dinners that make lovely lunches the next day

Less cooking – more eating. Win win.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan Prep

Nurses demand details of HSE's Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

From The42 'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin Notorious

'I'm gonna blow the roof off this place' - McGregor set for Dublin

Check out the short doc on the Irishman’s build-up to UFC Fight Night Dublin.