NAPWHA Treatment Factsheet 1: Are you on the best HIV treatment? There are so many different HIV treatments available today that everybody is now able to find a combination that is best for them.
The aim of this paper – a national audit of Australia’s mandatory disease spitting laws – is to better understand how mandatory testing laws are being applied. Aside from the mandatory testing laws being at odds with national HIV testing policy and operating outside...
In Australia and internationally, there has in recent decades been a strong policy, research and practice interest in health literacy. In July 2019, NAPWHA commissioned researcher consultant Ronald Woods to identify, describe, analyse and synthesize existing...
This NAPWHA report is an analysis drawing together several years’ worth of data from the main pharmaceutical industry suppliers of compassionate access antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in Australia and combines this with, for the first time, data from the State and Territory jurisdictions to produce the most accurate estimate to-date of the number of Medicare ineligible PLHIV in Australia. It comes with recommendations for systemic improvements.
The life expectancy of Australians living with HIV has been steadily increasing and is approaching that of the general population. For them, and for the community organisations that serve and represent them, living simultaneously
with HIV and with the consequences of ageing is a ‘new frontier’. This report describes and synthesises the work that has been carried out by NAPWHA to address this challenge now and into the future.
The Collaboration for Health in Papua New Guinea (CHPNG) is a partnership aiming at building the local capacity of the health workers and the local communities of PNG to HIV. This document provides an acquittal for two years of work by NAPWHA under a contract dated October 2016.
The linkage to care Project aims to better understand the psychosocial and service related factors that influence engagement in the HIV continuum of care by people with diagnosed HIV.
This NAPWHA national strategic framework to address HIV stigma and build resilience capacity for people living with HIV is not a guideline, or a policy document. The information is intended for people to draw on in their work in a way that will encourage them to think about the building of resilience among people living with HIV as a legitimate goal of peer-led and other health and support services.