Mobilising community among heterosexual men living with HIV in Australia
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.
NAPWHA agency engagement with PLHIV
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...
Quality of Life: Rediscovering What Matters
For World AIDS Day 2021, The National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA) and ViiV healthcare Australia held a livestream event 'Quality of life for people with HIV: Rediscovering What Matters' with a panel including Brent Allan (QThink Consulting;...
Re-imagining the role of the NAPWHA Treatment Outreach Network
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...
Research and Representation: The meaningful involvement of HIV-positive people in HIV research
A NAPWHA workshop was held in Sydney on 2 May 2019 attended by NAPWHA jurisdictional and member organisations, as well as by researchers who worked closely with HIV-positive people and communities. This report summarises the convening of this workshop held at a moment of change within the call for an updated approach to engagement of PLHIV in HIV-related research.
The Australian Community Accord on Quality of Life for PLHIV
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).
U=U Media Guidelines: A resource for journalists reporting on HIV
Journalists and those working in the media are uniquely placed to communicate about HIV in a way that encourages understanding, promotes factual information and reduces the stigma associated with HIV. One way journalists can do this is by talking about U=U. These U=U...
09 Treatment Factsheet – Can people with HIV get life insurance?
NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 9: Signing up for life insurance is complicated. Unlike health insurance, you need to disclose your HIV status and anything else that could affect their decision to insure you. Read about the considerations and tips in applying.