As an innovative way of ensuring those at risk of acquiring HIV can test often, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) has created custom smart vending machines that distribute HIV self-tests.
The latest HIV numbers out of the University of Otago AIDS Epidemiology Group may appear at first glance to be a disheartening increase in cases. However, continued decline among cases acquired in New Zealand suggests we remain on a path to ending local HIV transmission.
No one needs to be a drag queen – or six feet tall – to tackle HIV stigma. Everyone can channel some of that “big drag energy” into speaking out against stigma and ignorance.
The latest HIV epidemic data from Dunedin School of Medicine’s AIDS Epidemiology Group shows a sustained decline and an encouraging trend.
For the first time since 2011, the number of annual HIV diagnoses in New Zealand has fallen. But without funding for a repeat of ongoing surveys, we can’t be sure what’s driving the decrease.
Hot on the heels of her Celebrity Big Brother UK win, drag superstar Courtney Act is taking her quest to educate the world about LGBTQ issues to the next level - joining our UVL campaign.
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 approval means PrEP is one step closer to becoming available to those who need it in New Zealand.
New HIV infections in New Zealand are at the highest they have ever been. More needs to be done to protect thousands of Kiwis most vulnerable to the virus.
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.
Myers comes to NZAF with over a decade of experience spanning HIV, public health, human rights and international development.
New Zealand Government announced a $124 million increase in new medicines over the next four years.
New science shows that greater access to HIV medications can drive down new infections and could end the epidemic. If global scientific development is harnessed along with condom use,
July 1 will mark an important milestone in New Zealand AIDS Foundation’s (NZAF’s) history. It will commemorate three decades of the AIDS epidemic in New Zealand and the Foundation’s response to it.
The latest figures by the AIDS Epidemiology Group show that in 2014, 217 people were newly reported with HIV in New Zealand. This is higher than any year since 2008.
The risk from the Ebola virus is very low in New Zealand. Outbreaks are known to primarily occur in villages in Central and West Africa, near tropical rainforests according to WHO
Proposed amendments to the Health Protection Bill is set to provide more options to the health system and practitioners in responding to infectious diseases. In that, this is a welcome move.
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is deeply grateful for the support it receives from the community. Without that support, preventing HIV would be a difficult task.
Charles Farthing’s death has come as a sad shock to everyone at the New Zealand AIDS Foundation. Those who had an opportunity to interact with him remember him fondly as a kiwi pioneer in the field
New Zealand’s largest annual gathering for the LGBTI community is poised to set the stage for the Auckland Pride Festival on February 09 at Coyle Park in Auckland
The NZAF would like to offer our deepest and profound condolences to the Mandela family and the people of South Africa on the passing of Nelson Rolihlahla “Madiba” Mandela.
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