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Health Minister Greg Hunt announced millions in funding to mark World AIDS Day The Federal Government has announced more than $50 million in funding to extend access to HIV treatment …

How one patient with HIV found his pharmacist… and trust in digital health When Kalkadoon, Barahda Barna and Wangi man Michael Brown first discovered he was HIV-positive, he was living …

With test rates plummeting due to COVID-19, pharmacies have been approved to supply HIV home tests over the counter or online to at-risk people HIV self-tests have been approved for …

Hospital pharmacist allegedly charged $5 to $7 for purported COVID jab; fungal meningitis outbreak pharmacists receive new sentences; community rallies around vandalised pharmacy Diamond Harbour, India: The Telegraph India reports …

New fixed-dosed two-drug regimen approved for HIV—reducing patient exposure and potential drug interactions compared to usual pills containing three or more medicines The TGA has approved Dovato (dolutegravir and lamivudine), …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, stigma and why new AIDS cases are rarer than in the past In Australia, an estimated 25,000 people are living with HIV, …

A new Australian study is the first to evaluate a population-level roll-out of pre-exposure prophylaxis in men who have sex with men Rapid, targeted, and high-coverage roll-out of pre-exposure prophylaxis …

A record high of more than 90% of HIV-positive gay and bisexual men are achieving an undetectable viral load thanks to antiretroviral treatment UNSW researchers have recorded an “encouraging” major …

Several patient stakeholder groups have made submissions to the Queensland pharmacy inquiry—and none support ownership deregulation Instead, there is significant support for the current ownership model, as well as an …

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is to be listed on the PBS from 1 April, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced The preventative medicine tenofovir disoproxil fumarate with emtricitabine, or Truvada, is …

Pharmacists must be up to date with the latest developments in HIV prevention and treatment, writes Louis Roller The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most serious expression of …

Incidence of gonorrhoea has soared by 63% over the past five years, new data shows The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has released its latest Annual Surveillance Report on HIV, …