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NAPWHA Board welcomes appointment of new Queensland Positive People CEO

The NAPWHA board welcomes appointment of new Queensland Positive People (QPP) CEO, Melissa Warner, who has over 20 years HIV clinical and program delivery experience gained from diverse roles within NGOs, government organisations and clinical settings in Australia, UK and Asia.

NAPWHA launches seminal reports providing framework for stigma, resilience and living longer with HIV in Australia

NAPWHA have launched two seminal reports – Stigma and Resilience Framework and HIV and Ageing in Australia – The New Frontier report at its annually-held special general meeting to members organisations representing community-based HIV organisations from all Australian States and Territories; and associate members representing New Zealand, the National Network of Women Living with HIV, and Positive Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Network (PATSIN).

Garrett Prestage reflects on 30 years of Australian HIV research

Associate Professor Garrett Prestage of the Kirby Institute UNSW reflected on 30 years of Australian HIV research at the NAPWHA 1-day forum on ‘Research and representation: the meaningful involvement of people living with HIV in research activities’. Held on 2 May 2019, the workshop aimed to provide a space for reflection on recent research developments and assist PLHIV organisations and their representatives to build their capacity to engage in future research development.

Announcement of $45 million federal funding towards HIV welcomed

The federal Government have announced a significant investment in the Australian HIV response by way of a funding boost of $45.4 million over four years.  NAPWHA strongly endorses this decision in the 2019 Federal Budget which will further fund the progress of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and blood-borne viruses (BBV).

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