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IMAGE: David Crawford at the 2018 Honour Awards

David Crawford received a HIV hero award for three decades of providing service and care to people living with HIV, including a long-running role as a registered nurse at Ward 17 South at St Vincent’s Hospital. Now a Treatments Officer at Positive Life NSW, David continues to work tirelessly to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV in NSW.

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Many us who are either recently diagnosed or living longer with HIV, are taking extra off-the-shelf medications, supplements, vitamins and minerals for a range of reasons. Which is great, cause we’re prioritising remaining healthy. The question is: how does the additional medications and supplements impact on our health as people living with HIV (PLHIV)?

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Remembering a recent hot fuck session is fun, getting an STI diagnosis not so much.

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Around a third of us living with HIV (PLHIV) change our drug regimen each year.

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On 1 December 2017, the Australian national guidelines for cervical cancer screening changed. Women and anyone with a cervix are now advised to get a Cervical Screen every five years starting at the age of 25, rather than a Pap Smear every two years.

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