10 Treatment Factsheet – Is it worth getting health insurance?
What are the considerations when thinking about health insurance? Unlike with other forms of insurance, private health insurers cannot refuse to insure any person, and must charge everyone the same premium for the same level of cover, despite their risk profile and likelihood of using health services. Read more about how to research which one may be right for you.
Australian HIV Peer Support Standards
These standards are established and agreed by people living with HIV in the strong belief that those living with the condition are best placed to understand what is needed. This involvement of people living with HIV indeed underpins the peer support approach.
COVID-19 Information for LGBTIQ and HIV Communities
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.
COVID-19 Sector Release on 5 February 2020
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...
08 Treatment Factsheet – HIV Injectable Treatments
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...
07 Treatment Factsheet – How can you improve your time with the doctor?
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...
06 Treatment Factsheet – How do HIV treatments really work?
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.
05 Treatment Factsheet – HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
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.