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22 May 2014

This is a selection of popular printed resources currently available for people living with HIV in Australia. Please note that some information may have changed since the date of publication. 

Factsheets are available on AFAO's website here.

Resource for newly diagnosed
This resource is for people recently diagnosed with HIV. 
2015 Annual Surveillance Report of HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia
This report is the nineteenth annual review of available surveillance data pertaining to the occurrence of HIV, viral hepatitis
HIV-Associated MND (Mild Neurocognitive Disorder)
HIV-Associated MND cover
Now that effective treatments for HIV are available, there has been a steady decline in the number of people with HIV-related dementia.
2014 Annual Surveillance Report of HIV, viral hepatitis, STIs
Annual Surveillance Report 2014 cover
This report is the eighteenth annual review of available surveillance data pertaining to the occurrence of HIV, viral hepatitis
Having a baby
People with HIV have the same hopes and desires about having children as anyone.
Clinical trials factsheet
This fact sheet provided information and answers some commonly asked questions for people who are considering participating in a clinical trial
A guide for women living with HIV in NSW
Women living with HIV cover
Because of the nature of the HIV epidemic in Australia, the needs and concerns of positive women are often overlooked, misunderstood or ignored.
Permanent residence for PLHIV
Applying for permanent residence
This factsheet provides general information about how an HIV-positive diagnosis may affect an application for permanent residence in Australia.
Top tips for living well with HIV
Top tips cover
This resource is written in plain English for people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds.
Working with your doctor
Working with your doctor cover
This factsheet talks about ways to get the most out of your time with your doctor, and help get you to the best outcomes for  managing  your health care.
Managing side effects
Managing side effects cover
This booklet is for people with HIV who experience side effects from HIV treatments or other physical symptoms that may be due to HIV infection.
Common threads
Common Treads cover
For women living with HIV, the decision to have children can be one of the most difficult choices they make.
Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)
How to prevent, test for and treat LGV, an STI
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
PrEP is the term used to refer to HIV-negative people taking antiretroviral
HIV & hepatitis A, B, & C
This factsheet is for people with HIV who have been diagnosed with any of the above. Having HIV and hepatitis
HIV-positive gay sex
This booklet is about being gay, having HIV and sex. It has been written from a positive man's perspective.
Ahead of time: A practical guide to growing older with HIV
The impact of HIV on our bodies and on the immune system as we get older is greatly affected by ageing. HIV  affects each of us differently.
A checklist guide for people with HIV
The picture of HIV care and treatment has changed a lot since HIV was first reported 30 years ago.