The New Zealand AIDS Foundation applauds PHARMAC’s decision to become one of the first countries in the world to publicly fund the HIV-prevention drug Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) – meaning those at high risk of HIV have another way to protect themselves.
This World AIDS Day, New Zealanders have two reasons to celebrate – a massive scientific discovery and the proposed funding of a revolutionary HIV prevention pill.
The role of primary prevention cannot be understated when it comes to halting new HIV transmissions in New Zealand.
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) has set an ambitious, but achievable goal to end all new HIV transmissions by 2025 and it is calling on Kiwis to get on board and support its efforts through the new campaign - Ending HIV.
The Chair of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation Trust Board, David Friar, announced today that the Board has appointed Dr Jason Myers as the new Executive Director of NZAF. He will replace outgoing Executive Director Shaun Robinson.
A youth educator’s guide to personal health for young men who have sex with men and support for healthy communities - the guide is called Why should I use condoms? .
Giving HIV drugs to healthy gay men could help eradicate the virus from New Zealand.
The latest figures by the AIDS Epidemiology Group show that in 2014, 217 people were newly reported with HIV in New Zealand. When comparing the number with preceding years, this is higher than any year since 2008.
May 2015: It’s time to get tested during the New Zealand National HIV Testing Month.