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PrEP treatment recommended for PBS listing

PrEP treatment recommended for PBS listing

Game changing HIV preventative treatment PrEP has been recommend for listing on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) in a move which is anticipated to make a significant impact on the number of new cases of HIV. The announcement has been welcomed by AIDS organisations around Australia, after the previous attempt to have the medication listed was […]

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HIV prevention drug will not be added to the PBS

HIV prevention drug will not be added to the PBS

Truvada, the drug that makes a huge difference in preventing the spread of HIV, will not be added to Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). The game changing medication failed to gain a recommendation that it should be added the tax payer funded scheme.  HIV advocacy groups have described the decision as extremely disappointing. Commonly known […]

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All Things Queer discusses AIDS, Hepatitis, and Rio

All Things Queer discusses AIDS, Hepatitis, and Rio

RTRFM’s ‘All Things Queer’ program has a great line up this morning. Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) Executive Director Darryl O’Donnell will chat about the recent International AIDS Conference inDurban, South Africa. Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham, who will be co-hosting a new TV show called “Buzz From Brazil”, will chat about how to get the […]

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