Starting Antiretroviral Treatment Early Improves Outcomes for HIV-Infected Individuals Following the release of findings from an international trial on early benefits of treatment, New Zealand AIDS Foundation is calling PHARMAC to fund the immediate access to medication for people living with HIV. “The START trial has found a 53% reduction […]

Make HIV medication available early in New Zealand

 CDC Helps African Union Launch African CDC The American Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the African Union Commission are collaborating to form the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a press release. The memorandum of cooperation, signed by Secretary of State John Kerry and African Union […]

African CDC to Open in 2015

Adolescence and young adulthood are developmental stages of transition during which humans, as well as members of many other species, mature physically and behaviorally into their adult state. Adolescents and young adults need to acquire the physical and behavioural skills that will allow them to live independently of their parents, […]

Youth are more sensitive than adults to alcohol’s memory-impairing effects

To change our negativity, we must ask ourselves how it serves us. If you expect the worst, you’ll never be disappointed. A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity, but an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. the choice is ours. To change our cynicism, we must ask ourselves […]

We have to risk being changed

There are a lot of misconceptions about HIV and the people living with it. Because of these misconceptions, stigma continues to be one of the biggest barriers to ending the epidemic. HIV is not passed on by usual contact with people You can live or work safely alongside someone with […]

HIV Facts

Did you know many African countries continue to pay colonial tax to France since their independence till today! When Sékou Touré of Guinea decided in 1958 to get out of french colonial empire, and opted for the country independence, the french colonial elite in Paris got so furious, and in […]

Did you know, many African countries continue to pay colonial ...

New Zealand African Welfare Service Trust is running Toolbox Parenting Course -Building Awesome Whānau combined age (0-12) This six session course is packed full of ideas, positive stories from parents still on the journey with their own tamariki and useful resources to help you build a great future for your […]

Toolbox Parenting Course -Building Awesome Whānau

Invitation to our end of the year event Farewell 2014 Saturday December 13th 12 pm — 5 pm Coyle Park, Point Chevalier Beach A celebration of our work, services & to thank volunteers and the community for their unwavering support FREE BBQ All welcome! Phone: 021 772 805

Farewell 2014

African communities are diverse culturally and linguistically. Each community has its own values and challenges around sexual health and HIV, so a one size fits all approach is not an option. In many cultures, HIV and sexual health are subject of great sensitivity, and occasionally can be taboo topics. Dealing […]

Sexual Health and HIV health promotion