HIV AUSTRALIA 2022

HIV Australia 2022

Find on this page commissioned articles, audio interviews, and editorials about the latest in HIV, from both a local and global perspective.

Essays

In this HIV Australia essay, Roxana Diamond and Tom Boye from Vixen talk about decriminalisation of sex work and the end of STI and BBV criminalisation in Victoria.

Victorian sex workers ‘paint the town red’ with decriminalisation and the end of STI and BBV criminalisation

In this HIV Australia essay, Roxana Diamond and Tom Boye from Vixen talk about decriminalisation of sex work and the end of STI and BBV criminalisation in Victoria.

In this HIV Australia essay Ron Woods delves into the issue of aging among people living with HIV. Ron covers a range of topics such as integrating aged care and HIV care, peer support within aged care teams and promoting successful, resilient aging.

HIV, how do I know thee, let me count the ways

In this HIV Australia essay Ron Woods delves into the issue of aging among people living with HIV. Ron covers a range of topics such as integrating aged care and HIV care, peer support within aged care teams and promoting successful, resilient aging.

Blogs

In this HIV Australia blog Dr Skye McGregor and Johnathon King from the Kirby Institute discuss late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia and shed light on some of the latest data.

Late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia

In this HIV Australia blog Dr Skye McGregor and Johnathon King from the Kirby Institute discuss late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia and shed light on some of the latest data.

In this HIV Australia blog, Sriyal Nilanka Marasinghe from Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka writes about the initiatives of the Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia (SKPA) Program in Sri Lanka for trans and gender diverse communities. Sriyal also discusses a short documentary on the heath of the trans and gender diverse communities in Sri Lanka and some of the challenges they face in the current healthcare system. A link to watch the short documentary is also provided.

Transforming transgender communities’ health in Sri Lanka

In this HIV Australia blog, Sriyal Nilanka Marasinghe from Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka writes about the initiatives of the Sustainability of HIV Services for Key Populations in Asia (SKPA) Program in Sri Lanka for trans and gender diverse communities. Sriyal also discusses a short documentary on the heath of the trans and gender diverse communities in Sri Lanka and some of the challenges they face in the current healthcare system. A link to watch the short documentary is also provided.

In March, the Australian Global Health Alliance hosted a webinar, “Towards a culture of wellbeing: what does it mean and how do we all get there”?  The past few years has taken its toll on us all, stress-tested our global health community and importantly, exacerbated many of the equity challenges facing already marginalised populations.

Towards a culture of wellbeing: what does it mean and how do we all get there?

In March, the Australian Global Health Alliance hosted a webinar, “Towards a culture of wellbeing: what does it mean and how do we all get there”?  The past few years has taken its toll on us all, stress-tested our global health community and importantly, exacerbated many of the equity challenges facing already marginalised populations.

Podcasts

HIV Australia Podcast

The impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

In this episode, we hear from members of the Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance (ANA). Colin Ross, Michael Doyle, Michelle Tobin, Bev Greet and Eddie Synot discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and the impacts of racism on access to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

You can also find the Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance (ANA) Statement on Black Lives Matter here.

In this episode, Dr Skye McGregor from the Kirby Institute talks about late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia and shed light on some of the latest data. You can also find Dr McGregor's Blog late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia here.

Late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia

In this episode, Dr Skye McGregor from the Kirby Institute talks about late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia and shed light on some of the latest data. You can also find Dr McGregor’s Blog late HIV diagnoses among people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background in Australia here.

In this episode, Professor Kane Race speaks with Dr J.R Latham who talks about the needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia on access to healthcare. You can also find Dr Latham's essay 'HIV Prevention Needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia' here.

The needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia on access to healthcare

In this episode, Professor Kane Race speaks with Dr J.R Latham who talks about the needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia on access to healthcare. You can also find Dr Latham’s essay ‘HIV Prevention Needs of Trans and Gender Diverse People in Australia’ here.