Read perspectives faced by partners of people living with HIV, as revealed by the Positive Perspectives study (Wave 1).
HIV has changed. Thanks to treatment advances, HIV has become a long-term health condition and many people living with HIV with access to treatment are now living longer, healthier lives than before. However, emotional challenges continue to impact many people’s day-to-day lives.
Advances in HIV treatment mean people living with HIV now expect longer life-expectancies. HIV care is no longer about just prolonging life, but also about ensuring good overall health-related outcomes.
Much has been done to reduce discrimination at an organisational level through anti-discrimination laws, but this varies across countries. More needs to be done to ensure that legislative frameworks are being implemented.