Ending HIV

Ending HIV

WELCOME. WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU.

Imagine a future where there are no new transmissions of HIV in New Zealand.

We now have the tools to end new transmissions of HIV in New Zealand and we can do it by 2025 – but we need to work together.

WE CAN END HIV IF:

  • all gay, bi and queer guys who are sexually active are staying safe – condoms still provide the most effective barrier for preventing the transmission of HIV and other STIs.
  • those same guys test at least twice a year, more often if they’re not staying safe.
  • people living with HIV treat as early as possible, to protect their own health and, if possible, reduce their viral loads to undetectable so the risk of passing on HIV during unprotected sex is radically reduced.
  • everyone fights HIV stigma – uncompromisingly.

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

  • Keep yourself informed about HIV – how it is transmitted and what prevention tools are out there.
  • Take responsibility for reducing HIV transmission risk when you are having sex, no matter what your status. 
  • Be mindful of how you communicate. When you are chatting to someone on an app, at a club or anywhere else, consider whether or not the words you are choosing could be stigmatising.
  • We're always looking for hands-on community support - sign up as a volunteer for Ending HIV. 

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The NZAF is passionately committed to working hand in hand with partners and the community to end HIV in New Zealand. By staying safe, testing often and treating early we can stop HIV in its tracks. Read more...

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