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Author Topic: irish article on HIV/AIDS  (Read 990 times)

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Offline forestx

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irish article on HIV/AIDS
« on: August 06, 2011, 06:40:02 PM »
Long article on HIV/Aids in ireland
The article looks at individuals with HIV and the stigma and discrimination of people with HIV in Irelnd (and elsewhere of course)
That while the fear of death maybe removed many people do not get tested out of fear of knowing

In one support group mentioned half of those have not told anyone of their condition

Some facts on HIV/Aids in Ireland

First AIDS death: 1982

1993: Government launches FIRST HIV/AIDS awareness campaign

2009:Jimmy Goulding wins land make anti discrimination case in relation to HIV inkl

2010: At year end just under 6.000 HIV+ persons in Ireland

4 cases of HIV a week
Irish population 4million

ALL HIV treatment in ireland is FREE


link to article




« Last Edit: August 06, 2011, 08:47:33 PM by forestx »

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Re: irish article on HIV/AIDS
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2011, 08:39:35 AM »
Forest, as someone who is not hiv positive, you should NOT be posting in any forums that are meant for hiv positive people ONLY - and that includes the Research forum where you have also been posting.

If you read the Welcome Thread before posting like you're supposed to, you will have read the following posting guideline:

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