Check the names of the individual drugs in your Antiretroviral (ARV) regimen. For a comprehensive list of current HIV treatments and all their names, refer to this ViiV Healthcare Antiretroviral Agents Adult Dosage Card.
The Health Literacy Framework project is a three-year initiative (2019-21) which aimed to improve HIV-related health literacy at the individual, community, organisational, sectoral, health system, and societal levels. It focused on engaging diverse cohorts of PLHIV who have not benefited equally from recent successes across the HIV care continuum. These included positive women, heterosexual men, people from Asian and Latin American backgrounds, and people who inject drugs.
NAPWHA, with support from AIVL has undertaken a community consultation to understand the dual experience of living with HIV and injecting drugs as part of the Health Literacy Framework Project, which aims to provide insights about diverse sub-populations of PLHIV in Australia. The research was led by Pilot Lead, Brent Clifton. This poster was presented at the Joint HIV&AIDS & Sexual Health Conference 2022.
Background: HIV notifications among heterosexual men have been increasing over the past decade, particularly among Australian-born males (Kirby, 2018). The NAPWHA Health Literacy Framework project established HetMAN a network of heterosexual men, led by Community Advocate Anth McCarthy, to articulate their health literacy needs across the HIV care continuum. This poster was presented at the Joint HIV&AIDS & Sexual Health Conference 2022.
A pioneering community network has been developed for Asian people living with HIV under the NAPWHA Health Literacy Framework project. The Positive Asian Network Australia (PANA) was established as a peer-led community mobilisation initiative, formed by HIV peers and the project’s Community Advocate, Jimmy Yu-Hsiang Chen. This poster was presented at the Joint HIV&AIDS & Sexual Health Conference 2022.
NAPWHA's Treatment Officer Network (TON) has operated for over twenty years. During that time the treatments landscape has changed fundamentally, as treatments have become simpler and easier to take, resulting in less demand from clients for treatment advice and...
NAPWHA is Australia’s peak non-government organisation representing community-based groups of people living with HIV (PLHIV). This raises some questions. Does the organisation actually represent HIV-positive communities? If so, which ones? And how well? This poster...
This poster presented at AIDS2022 Conference (The 24th International AIDS Conference) is the culminated of the work of the National Association of People Living with HIV Australia (NAPWHA) and ViiV Healthcare Australia. Did you know your relationship with your doctor can have a direct impact on your health? This explainer was made by HIV peers.
The Australian Community Accord on Quality of Life for People Living with HIV: A person-centred framework for eliciting and addressing the drivers of self-perceived quality of life. This poster presented at AIDS2022 Conference (The 24th International AIDS Conference).