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New Era for Wellness Fund

At a meeting of the Trust Boards of the New Zealand AIDS Foundation (NZAF) and Body Positive on Friday, 24 June the NZAF formally handed the Wellness Fund to Body Positive, representative of the National Collective of People Living with HIV. Alastair Cameron NZAF Trust Board Chair, presented a cheque for $8000 to his Body […]

Two new medicines to fight drug-resistant HIV

People with drug-resistant strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) now have two new medicines available to combat the disease. Pharmaceutical management agency Pharmac will fund Janssen New Zealand anti-HIV medications Intelence (etravirine) and Prezista (darunavir) from 1 November. These two new drugs are additions to the range of Government-funded HIV treatments which can be used […]