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HIV & AIDS
Undetectable Viral Load (UVL)
For someone living with HIV, ‘viral load’ refers to the amount of HIV circulating in the blood.Viral load is measured by a blood test and can range from below the level of detection (undetectable) to several million copies if the person is not on treatment.
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11 Apr 2019
Autumn 2019 Newsletter
The cooler weather is rolling in and reminding us that the summer festival season is over, but we're keeping busy with an array of activities across the organisation. Check out the latest edition of the newsletter to see what we've been up to. Whether it's supporting the health of women in our LGBTIQ communities or introducing a diverse range of fresh faces to our health promotion campaigns, there's a lot on at the moment. Plus, don't forget to check out the community calendar on the back page for upcoming events.
29 Apr 2019
PLC Newsletter - Autumn 2019
The PLC newsletter is back! This autumn edition includes a catch up on activities since the last issue as well as highlighting a range of services and resources out there to support the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV.
27 Nov 2019
Newsletter - Summer 2020
In the lead up to World AIDS Day 2019, we're releasing our summer newsletter to get you ready for the upcoming silly season.
8 Dec 2020
5 Questions with Bronwyn Lawman
After having recently joined the Board of Thorne Harbour Health, we chatted to Bronwyn Lawman about her longstanding career in mental health, why she's keen to play an influential role at the organisation, and her love of Abba.
9 Aug 2022
Building leadership and resilience for people living with HIV
As SAMESH’s Poz Peer Navigator, Craig Shrubsole is no stranger to advocating for people living with HIV (PLHIV).“We’ve had 40 years of this journey, and it’s clearly not over. Our community need people to advocate for each other so that future generations have the best opportunity to be their best selves living with HIV.”It’s why Craig attended the Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) Workshop, which offers people living with HIV the opportunity to develop skills for leadership and resilience.
11 Aug 2022
Global Health & Community Responses to HIV from AIDS 2022 - Well Well Well
Cal brings us the latest from the International AIDS Conference 2022.In this episode, he speaks with people involved with PLHIV communities across the world, as well as evolving public health responses.Guests:John Oliver Corciega from LoveYourself Inc. in the PhillipinesRobbie Lawlor from the Poz Vibe Podcast in Ireland Mother Elle Barbara, Host of AIDS 2022 Vogue Ball & Intervention/Community Worker Dr Nomathemba Chandiwana from the University of Ezintsha
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30 Nov 2021
40 Years On - Victoria sees a drop in HIV diagnoses amid COVID-19 pandemic
In the lead up to World AIDS Day 2021, Victoria records its lowest quarterly total of HIV diagnoses in 20 years. While likely impacted by the restrictions in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, Thorne Harbour Health emphasises the ongoing need for HIV testing.Last week Victoria’s Department of Health reported 34 news cases of HIV for the third quarter of 2021, bringing the January to September total to 120 cases. Thorne Harbour CEO Simon Ruth welcomes the news.
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SUN May 17
International AIDS Candlelight Memorial
WED Jun 9
HIV Research & the Community
WED Jun 30
HIV Research & the Community 2
WED Jul 14
HIV Research & the Community 3
WED Jul 28
HIV Research & the Community 4
WED Aug 11
HIV Research & the Community 5
SAT Jan 29 to SUN Jun 19
Silhouettes: Fashion in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS
SAT Jun 25
Queer Exhibition National Gallery of Victoria