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Don’t bring HIV home with you.

“UNAIDS has stated that HIV/AIDS in Indonesia is one of Asia’s fastest growing epidemics.” (From Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV/AIDS_in_Indonesia)   Bali is one of the main areas of concern and with so many Australians visiting the area bringing HIV back to Australia is a very real risk. Many sex workers, both gay and straight work in a grey area where short term relationships of a few days or weeks are part of the experience. This can lead to a higher incidence of unprotected sex than direct single encounters with male or female prostitutes. With many sex workers reporting frequent incidents of unprotected sex and...

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Hiv Testing kit for homes in Australia

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Hiv Testing kit for homes in Australia

Times have changed significantly as now days people who think they might have contracted HIV or have the virus present in their system can now conduct HIV test using the HIV test kit that has transformed the way the medical industry works. Today, anyone who suspects himself to be a possible carrier of this dreaded disease can get to know his status within a few minutes by conducting home tests that have been made available by many governments and ministries like the FDA in the United States. The organization such as this one has made testing for HIV quite easy...

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HIV Symptoms¬-Why you should go for a test in the earliest opportunity.

HIV Symptoms¬-Why you should go for a test in the earliest opportunity.

HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. People who have the virus have weakened immunity and are thus vulnerable to infectious diseases and cancer.  When people with the virus develop certain cancers or infections, they are said to have AIDS.   You can also tell if one has AIDS if their CD4 count is less than 200.  When HIV enters a person`s body, it attacks and exterminates CD4 cell which is one type of white blood cells in the body.  The main function of this cell in the body is to fight diseases which mean once the CD4 count, the body...

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HIV – The search for a cure (or a vaccine) continues. Australia leads the way.

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HIV – The search for a cure (or a vaccine) continues. Australia leads the way.

Atomo Diagnostics in Sydney are to receive and investment of $6 million from the US based Global Health Investment Fund (GHIF). GHIF was establish in 2013 by Bill Gates Foundation and the investment bank JPMorgan. Atomo Diagnostics will use the funding round to increase production of HIV self-testing devices and to expand sales in developing countries.   This is positive news for the HIV self-testing sector as it will stimulate more research into effective and convenient testing for all at risk HIV individuals. The most important factor in the prevention of HIV is certainly identifying at-risk individuals through HIV rapid...

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PeEP. HIV Vaccine or a recipe for high risk encounters?

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PeEP. HIV Vaccine or a recipe for high risk encounters?

  With a rapid uptake of the usage of Truvada pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the gay community of Washington. From a high risk of HIV infection population, 205 of that sub group are reported to be taking the drug. The concerning factor is that it is difficult to quantify of those 205 how many more incidents of unprotected sex are occurring due to the individuals assumption that they have an HIC infection safety net. With the drug reported to decrease infection rates by 90% it is very hard to convince the high risk group that safe sex is the only...

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