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Heterosexual HIV Infoline 1800 812 404

Welcome to the 3rd edition of the
Pozhet e-newsletter


This edition coincides with HIV/AIDS Awareness Week and World AIDS Day, with the important message of ‘Everybody Counts’.  In light of this message, Pozhet’s work with heterosexual people is especially relevant. Considering HIV notifications among heterosexuals continue to increase, delivering important HIV related health messages targeting heterosexuals at risk of HIV and those diagnosed becomes more and more vital.  

In 2019, we will continue to work on broader population level initiatives targeting heterosexuals at risk of HIV. Initiatives will focus on the areas of social media, community engagement, stigma and discrimination to reduce late diagnosis and encourage testing among those at risk. Our work with clients will also continue with emphasis on appropriate referral, retention in care, treatment adherence and general health and wellbeing of heterosexuals living with HIV. 

With the holiday season fast approaching, Pozhet would like to wish you a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas, and best wishes for a great New Year 2019!

Review of 2018


Pozhet has had a busy year with lots of events and activities focusing on our clients as well as those at risk of HIV. As always we couldn’t do it without our partners.

Social Media Campaigns


Pozhet has been working hard on campaigns focusing on people at risk of acquiring HIV while travelling, and those from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Tales of the Unexpected: HIV and Travel


For heterosexual people a HIV diagnosis is often an unexpected shock. Read more about the lives of ordinary people turned upside down…
Read Jim's story...

PrEP and Heterosexuals


The Guidelines are out. Read about what they mean for your heterosexual clients.
Read more here...

ASHM 2018


No one should be left behind. Read Pozhet’s summary of key themes for heterosexuals at this year’s ASHM Conference in Sydney.
Read more here...

Pozhet Retreat 2018


Read about the Pozhet Retreat which was bigger and better than ever!
It was held outside of Sydney and provides accommodation for heterosexual people with HIV travelling from all over NSW.
Read more here...

Client Interview


Heterosexual men living with HIV face particular issues and challenges.
Read George’s story.

Workforce Interview


Pozhet speaks to the Western Suburbs Haven about the important work they do for people with HIV.
Read more here...

Pozhet Client Newsletter


The Spring 2018 edition of the Pozhet Client Newsletter is out! 

You can read and  print it out from the Pozhet website.
Please print and give to any clients who may be interested.
Pozhet along with other sector partners has a key role in the implementation of priority areas under the NSW HIV Strategy 2016-2020:
  • To increase access to PrEP for heterosexual people at high risk of HIV infection in NSW.
  • To increase HIV testing frequency and reduce late diagnoses for heterosexual people at risk of HIV infection in NSW (including partner notification.)
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