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Last month
November 2023
Number of women diagnosed with HIV doubles amid 68% increase in overall cases
The number of women being diagnosed with HIV in Ireland has doubled since 2019.
Last year
2022
HSE 'very closely' monitoring infectious disease mainly affecting gay and bisexual men
UK health officials issued a warning over Shigella last week.
All time
One-quarter of men who use 'chemsex drugs' don't use them for purposes of sex
A new study examines chemsex in Ireland and parts of the UK.
PrEP programme to reduce HIV rates to be rolled out fully in 2020
To date, PrEP has only been available to buy in Ireland on prescription at a price of over €400 a month.
Nine in 10 gay and bisexual men living with HIV are on treatment and cannot transmit the virus
Men living in Ireland are more likely to take drugs than their European counterparts, according to a new survey.
How one drug can make sex euphoric, but also destroy lives
G is highly addictive and its use in Ireland is becoming more common.
'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'
Much has changed in the 30 years since HIV Ireland was established, but some of the same problems - like stigma – remain.
Calls for prevention medication to be made available following over 500 HIV diagnoses in 2016
HIV Ireland and the Gay Health Network (GHN) are calling for PrEP to be introduced in Ireland.
Lifetime ban on gay men donating blood lifted
From today, a man who last had sex with another man more than 12 months ago will now be able to donate blood if he meets the other blood donor selection criteria.
HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.
The HSE wants to hear from men who have sex with men as part of a major new survey
The anonymous survey includes questions about relationships, sex life, risks and precautions – and takes about 15 minutes to complete.
After 15 years, MSN Messenger finally decides to call it a day
The service, which had 330 million members worldwide at its peak, will be retired and integrated into Skype.
More gay men are seeking STI testing and advice
One in five of those tested at the Gay Men’s Health Service clinic in Dublin last year received a diagnosis.