Thomas Strong: ‘It remains the case that there’s a certain kind of fearfulness and a certain kind of stigma associated with being HIV positive’

Recently, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attended the first HIV Ireland Red Ball and, in his speech, described HIV as “one of the most stigmatised medical(...)

Members of  ACT UP DUBLIN, at the Department of Health, calling on government  to address  HIV crisis. Photograph: Eric Luke

A campaign by Ireland’s gay and transgender community for access to cheaper drugs to treat and prevent HIV has received a major boost, after pharma gi(...)

PrEP   is not covered by the HSE. It costs €400 a month to buy it privately with a doctor’s prescription.

A revolutionary anti-HIV drug may not be available under the HSE payment scheme until 2019, a delay that could see up to 800 new infections, health gr(...)

 Act Up: members of  the Dublin HIV/Aids activist group call on Government and stakeholders to address the HIV crisis. Photograph: Eric Luke

Record numbers of people were diagnosed with HIV in Ireland last year amid concerns that a growing ambivalence about the disease is putting increasing(...)