On 16 November 2021, was a webinar hosted by Positive Women Victoria (Australia). on ‘Menopause and Women Living with HIV’, which included the guest speaker Dr Nneka Nwokolo, a renowned HIV and sexual health consultant, who joined the webinar from the UK.
On World AIDS Day 2021 Dr Elizabeth Kerekere, Greens List MP, held a very special Zoom, focusing on the topic of stigma experienced by people living with HIV. The evening was grounded in a research project undertaken by the Kirby Institute in collaboration with a number of Australian people living with HIV networks.
We have some wonderful workshops planned for the coming six months. The focus of these workshops is connection and wellbeing. We understand everyone is busy but setting aside a small amount of time for yourself each month can be valuable for your overall health and happiness.
On Friday 17th September 2021 Body Positive had the ambitious task of moving a live seminar online. It was a great day of presentations on a range of topics relating to HIV from a New Zealand perspective.
What a roller-coaster we have all been in the last couple of months. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, I'm writing this enjoying the bright daylight savings morning waiting for warmer days to come.
The Ministry of Health has engaged in a process of developing a new National Strategy for Sexually Transmitted and Blood Born infections (STTBI) which will include individual action plans for separate conditions such as HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis, etc.