Used properly and consistently, condoms are the most effective, affordable, and low-tech way to prevent HIV. But unfortunately, condoms are not an easy option for everyone – particularly women.
Charlie Sheen’s recent announcement that he has HIV has raised concerns about whether he may have transmitted the infection to other people.
A pill a day can prevent HIV, but there's no guarantee Australians will get access to this intervention anytime soon.
Despite health promotion campaigns and a concerted effort to make antiretroviral therapy more accessible, the number of new HIV cases in Australia has remained stable over the last three years.