There is a lot of discussion about the illness COVID-19 and some of it is confusing. This fact sheet answers questions and shares tips and referrals for our communities.
Find out information on the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. This informational factsheet has been published by ASHM, AFAO and NAPWHA about people on antiviral medication (HIV...
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 8: HIV treatments have come a long way since the early days of multiple pills, high doses and chronic side effects. Many of us are now able to take just one pill, once a day and carry on with life as usual. But some people find it difficult...
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 7: Sometimes, we can leave the doctor’s clinic with more questions than when we arrived. But there are ways to prepare for your appointments so you can get the most out of them. In this factsheet, find out how you can improve your time with...
There are five main families of HIV treatments currently available in Australia and each one attacks HIV in a completely different way. To understand how each treatment works, you also need to understand the life cycle that HIV goes through to replicate in your body.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 5: What does HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) mean for people with HIV? PrEP is having a more profound and personal impact on our lives than we imagine.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 4: How confident are you that HIV treatment is prevention? We always knew that treatment reduced the chance of passing on HIV, but proving that it eliminated the risk took some time.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 3: Are you heading for a treatment clash? Combined with HIV treatment, some drug combinations can cause serious side-effects and make one or both drugs ineffective or toxic.
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 2: Can you avoid HIV drug resistance? There is not one type of HIV about but rather a large population of mixed viruses, some of which are drug-resistant.