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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AFAO welcomes new Executive Director

AFAO is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryl O’Donnell as Executive Director, who has been appointed to replace current Executive Director Rob Lake until the end of December 2016, when a national and international Executive recruitment will take place.

Published : 09/02/2016

New campaign: Get PEP

AFAO's new nation-wide 'Get PEP' campaign aims to increase gay men's knowledge and awareness of PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis).

Published : 08/02/2016
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PrEPX study announced in Victoria

The Victorian Government has announced PrEPX, a study providing PrEP access for up to 2,600 people; QuAC calls for similar action in Qld.

Published : 02/02/2016

HIV health promotion and young gay men

AFAO's new resource for HIV educators addresses young gay men's HIV risk and health promotion needs.

Published : 16/12/2015
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