Vale Andrew McLeod

On behalf of the Board and staff of the AIDS Action Council, we wish to send our heartfelt condolences to family and friends of Andrew Mcleod who sadly passed away on Saturday 16 July.

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No linked HIV transmissions in PARTNER study

ZERO: no linked HIV transmissions in PARTNER study after couples had sex 58,000 times without condoms.

Published to coincide with IAS 2016 conference that opens in Durban next week, the PARTNER study showing the impact of HIV treatment (ART) on reducing transmission will benefit millions of people globally.

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HIV infecting 2M more people every year

Goal of eradicating AIDS by 2030 will be impossible without more work on prevention, says UNAIDS report.

Talk of the end of AIDS was premature, according to a new UN report that reveals the steady decline in new HIV infections stalled five years ago and that, in some areas, the numbers are rising again.

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Stop the Drama Downunder!

The new phase of 'The Drama Downunder' is out now!

Drama Downunder is a nation-wide campaign encouraging gay men and other men who have sex with men to become more savvy about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and get regular sexual health checks.

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Plan to boost sexual health services

Plan to address STIs, boost sexual health services in Canberra: ACT government.

The ACT will boost access to sexual health services and focus on new programs and clinical trials aimed at stopping and reducing the spread of HIV, hepatitis B and C and sexually transmissible infections.

The government will on Thursday release a plan to address hepatitis B and C, HIV and STI cases in the ACT in a local response to national strategies for reducing infection rates and the stigma of blood-borne viruses.

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