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2022
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'Concerning' rise in HIV and STI cases since last year
There have also been more cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the first 11 months of 2022 than in all of 2019.
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# HIV
Living with HIV: 'Please don't feel alone, or that your voice doesn't matter - it does'
A new campaign has been launched in Ireland ahead of World Aids Day tomorrow.
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There have been over 470 new diagnoses of HIV in Ireland so far this year
Today, 1 December, marks World AIDS Day 2019.
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World AIDS Day marked by 'Know Your Status' campaign
In Ireland, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar took a HIV test to raise awareness of the virus.
Voices
Opinion: HIV positive women face a unique set of challenges
On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, women who have HIV still face increased stigma, writes Dr Denise Proudfoot
# Prep
A HIV prevention drug is being made available to Irish pharmacies at a 70% cheaper cost
PrEP is a once daily medication that can significantly reduce risk of infection among HIV-negative people at high risk.
Voices
HIV diagnosis: 'I went into a spasm of shock. My mother knew the result just by looking at me'
But HIV is no longer a terminal illness, it’s a chronic disease and is manageable, writes Gary.
# 30 Years On
'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.
# NO MORE
'It's an epidemic': Activists use World Aids Day to warn that the disease continues to spread
There were 273 new HIV diagnoses in the first six months of this year.
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Is Ireland doing enough to help the global fight against AIDS?
Charities say Ireland has traditionally been at the forefront, but on World AIDS Day they say that support is slipping.
# HIV
World Aids Day: Elimination of HIV and Aids blocked by 'poverty and complacency'
Although global rates of are dropping, complacency is a barrier to completely eliminating HIV, according to experts.
# The Naked Truth
Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts
Activists occupied the office of House speaker John Boehner ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday.
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Cost of contraception causing some to risk unprotected sex
Ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday, the Dublin AIDS Alliance is urging people to take greater care of their sexual health.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Voices
Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS
Yes, AIDS-related deaths are decreasing – but there are several huge threats in the fight against HIV and AIDS, writes Breda Gahan on World Aids Day.
# Irish Aids Day
Ireland records lowest level of new HIV cases in 10 years
However a report by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre found there continues to be a high level of gay and bisexual men testing positive.
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Bono leads drive to rid world of “dreadful little virus”
U2 singer launches World Aids Day as 80 world landmarks bathed in red to mark campaign.