Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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HIV - the global epidemic

With 17 million people on HIV treatments by the end of 2015, the world is making progress on ending HIV and AIDS - but there is still a long way to go.

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About AFAO

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to Australia's policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

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HIV in Australia: 2016 - infographics

AFAO has put together a handy set of infographics outlining key statistics on HIV in Australia.

Published : 23/09/2016
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Global Fund raises $12.9B to fight HIV, TB and Malaria

At the Fifth Global Fund Replenishment Conference, donors pledged almost $13 billion to support the work of the Fund for the next three years.

Published : 20/09/2016

Queensland amends age of consent laws for anal sex

The Queensland parliament has voted to reduce age of consent laws for anal sex to age 16, bringing them into line with all other lawful sex acts in the state. It will also replace the word 'sodomy' with 'anal intercourse' in the Criminal Code to reduce stigma.

Published : 16/09/2016

Kirby Institute Honour for AFAO CEO

On 1 October, AFAO CEO Darryl O’Donnell will have the academic title of Adjunct Associate Professor conferred upon him by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia, in recognition of his contribution to research and to Australia's community response to HIV.

Published : 16/09/2016
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