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Monday 08 November 2010


 The HIV Services Review - summarised
Posted in: HIV, Features  5th November 2010
The NZAF is not to be the only publicly funded player in a recommended “next generation” of delivery of services for people living with HIV and AIDS.


 It Gets Better - even with HIV
Posted in: Blogger Zone, HIV, Features  4th November 2010
I’ve wondered if there would be any point to doing something similar but about living with HIV. Because, as shitty as it is to have this virus in us - and it is - it does get better over time.


 Two more much-needed HIV drugs now funded
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  4th November 2010
After intense and ongoing pressure from physicians and HIV support organisations the government's drug buying agency has finally agreed to fund access to two much-needed new HIV drugs.


 Collective Thinking online transition halted
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  3rd November 2010
Plans to transfer the HIV positive peoples' publication online have been halted pending a re-think and a decision to consult more with HIV positive people and the magazine's readership.


 Le Mesurier's resignation from NZAF confirmed
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV, Features  11th October 2010
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation Trust Board has confirmed the resignation of Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier.


 NZAF launching HIV discussion series
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  11th October 2010
The New Zealand AIDS Foundation is launching a new series of public discussions on HIV, the first of which will take place at its national office in Auckland on Monday 18 October.


 25 Years: the watershed period
Posted in: HIV, Features  17th September 2010
A man who has been with the NZAF since it began, Tony Hughes, reflects on a crucial period for gay rights and HIV prevention in New Zealand: 1985-1987.


 Civic Responsibility, Gay Men and the Blood Donor Ban
Posted in: HIV, Blogger Zone  5th September 2010
Watching the coverage of the Christchurch earthquake has led Craig Young to call for the evidential basis for gay men's continuing blanket exclusion from blood donation to be challenged.


 25 Years: A mysterious killer
Posted in: True Stories, Community, HIV  31st August 2010
Tony Hughes was at the forefront of New Zealand's response to AIDS, even when little was known about the disease other than that people were dying. In part one of this series, he looks back, before the NZAF's formation.


 2010 International AIDS Conference update
Posted in: HIV  5th August 2010
New Zealand AIDS Foundation Executive Director Rachael Le Mesurier updates GayNZ.com on her impressions of the 2010 International AIDS Conference in Vienna.


 iPhone public toilet app will help HIV+ people
Posted in: New Zealand Daily News, HIV  29th July 2010
A soon-to-be-launched guide to the locations of New Zealand's public toilets will be a welcome resource for people with HIV, according to two leading HIV positive support advocates.


 HIV breakthrough could lead to vaccine
Posted in: International Daily News, HIV  11th July 2010
Three antibodies that neutralize 91% of HIV strains have been discovered, in a breakthrough that could potentially lead to a future vaccine.


 A Collective unease
Posted in: HIV  29th June 2010
Doubts are voiced as to whether the NZAF is the right publisher for the national publication for HIV positive people.


 Helen Clark's full statement
Posted in: HIV  25th June 2010
Read the full speech of former Prime Minister Helen Clark at the launch of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law in Geneva.


 The global fight for HIV equality
Posted in: HIV, Features  25th June 2010
A new UN commission seeking to break legal barriers to HIV justice and equality has been launched in Geneva, with Helen Clark leading the way.