Living with HIV

Living with HIV

Living well with HIV can involve many things, including looking after your health, managing treatment, dealing with relationships and family, telling others, finances, working and travel.

In this section you will find a range of information on living well with HIV – this includes HFA articles specifically for people with bleeding disorders and links to relevant resources.

LIVING WELL WITH HIV

HIV drug side-effects (Haemophilia Foundation Australia, Sep 2008): managing HIV drug side-effects for people with bleeding disorders


LINKS TO SELECTED RESOURCES

Article of the month
A topical article from an HIV newsletter

Ageing, long-term complications and nutrition - Positive Living, September 2010 (NAPWA)

General HIV information
For the latest news, information on treatments and living well

Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
National Association of People Living With HIV/AIDS, Australia (NAPWA)

HIV treatments
Treataware
: a checklist guide for living well with HIV and a searchable web site on Australian clinical trials of HIV treatments, including treatment for co-infection (National Association of People Living With HIV/AIDS, Australia; AIDS Treatment Project Australia)

Hepatitis C/HIV co-infection
HIV coinfection
[PDF, 128KB] – a factsheet on HIV and hepatitis C co-infection with answers to frequently asked questions, including taking care of your liver health and treatment options (Hepatitis C Council of NSW, 2005; reviewed Dec 2010)

Research
HIV Futures 6 survey report
- results of the survey on all aspects of living with HIV in Australia. (Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University)

NB We provide these links as a service to the haemophilia community. As web sites can change or should you find a site to be no longer active please notify hfaust@haemophilia.org.au. Haemophilia Foundation Australia is not responsible for the content of any external web sites. The featuring of a site on this page is not an endorsement by HFA of the information or views expressed therein.

Last Updated: 24th May 11