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HIV leaders recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations recognises the profound contribution to Australian public health and HIV research, prevention and treatment, made by the following Queen’s Birthday honours recipients. NSW Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant AO, for distinguished service to the…

ACON CEO, Nic Parkhill honoured on Australia Day

ACON CEO Nic Parkhill’s decades of service to HIV treatment and prevention, and LGBTQI health have been recognised with a thoroughly deserved appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). Over three decades, Nic Parkhill has fought tirelessly…

COVID COMMISSION NEEDS COMMUNITY INPUT TO MINIMISE OUTBREAKS

The COVID Commission needs at least two dedicated commissioners to represent people experiencing poverty, in an effort to prevent marginalised communities being overlooked in the national containment effort. The recommendation is central to a new briefing paper on COVID-19 developed…

COVID-19 DEMANDS A NEW APPROACH TO HIV IN ASIA PACIFIC

The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic means the HIV response in Asia and the Pacific should consider new methods such a providing multi-month courses of medicine, online outreach to key populations, and the use of emergency funds to provide basics…