At the 2010 ASHMAustralasian Society for HIV Medicine. The peak Australasian organisation representing the medical and health sector in HIV/AIDS and related areas. conference held last week, NAPWHA and the National Centre in HIV EpidemiologyThe branch of medical science that deals with the study of incidence and distribution and control of a disease in a population. and ClinicalPertaining to or founded on observation and treatment of participants, as distinguished from theoretical or basic science. Research jointly launched the report “Mapping HIV outcomes: geographical and clinical forecasts of numbers of people living with HIV in Australia”.
This report is the first in a series of reviews looking at patterns of the shifts and trends in the Australian HIV positive population, and reviewing current understandings of the age and health of the population around Australia.
NAPWHA commissioned this work, and further reports over the next year, to support better planning for the needs of people living with HIV in Australia over the next decade, and support clinical and service providers around the country to best respond to this population’s needs.
PDF of the report is attached.