Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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HIV statistics in Australia

An estimated 27,150 people in Australia live with HIV.The number of new HIV diagnoses in Australia is stable, with just over 1,000 new cases of cases of HIV being diagnosed each year. Most HIV infections occur among gay men.

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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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PrEPARING ASIA: A new direction for HIV prevention among MSM in Asia

A new report published by the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM) outlines the urgent need for PrEP to be included in national HIV prevention strategies in Asia and the Pacific.

Published : 29/04/2016

Final Seronconversion report findings released

Earlier diagnosis of HIV and peer support for those newly diagnosed reduces the likelihood of onward transmission of HIV, was one of the headline findings of the final Kirby Institute Seroconversion study report.

Published : 26/04/2016

Expanded PrEP Demonstration Project Announced for Qld

The Queensland government has announced funding for an expanded PrEP demonstration project, offering PrEP to 2,000 men at risk of HIV in Queensland.

Published : 26/04/2016

Zaburoni v The Queen appeal success

HIV advocates today welcomed the outcome of a High Court appeal related to the application of criminal law in regard to HIV transmission.

Published : 06/04/2016
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