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AIDS West concerned by continued rise in HIV diagnosis

Alarming figures from the HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) which indicate that there has been an eight per cent increase in the number of people in Ireland being newly diagnosed with HIV so far in 2019, are of great concern to AIDS West.

AIDS West free testing campaign is necessary with HIV on the rise again

Increasing numbers of people at risk from HIV, which is once again on the rise, is a major concern for Aids West.

Want to share your flu symptoms with academics?

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Galway people are being asked to volunteer information about their health this winter at flusurvey.ie. Now in its second year, the website is a collaboration between NUI Galway and the HSE - Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC). Volunteers are asked to register with the site, and log any flu symptoms if and when they develop.

Candlelit memorial service remembers those affected by AIDS and HIV

To mark World AIDS day a special candlelit memorial service will take place on Sunday November 30 at 8pm at St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.

Get flu jab, urges HSE West public health chief

Many people in the at risk groups for flu put themselves in danger of contracting a serious illness or even death by failing to get vaccinated, the HSE West’s director of public health warned this week.

Flu vaccination service at Boots

Boots Pharmacy Athlone are delighted to be offering a Winter Flu Vaccination Service.

HSE warns one thousand people could die from flu related illnesses

People aged over 65, pregnant women and residents of nursing homes are some of the at risk group whom the HSE West is urging to get vaccinated against flu this season.

NUI Galway researchers publish book on fungal diagnostics

Two NUI Galway researchers have published a book on fungal diagnostics, detailing innovative methods for rapid, accurate detection of these potentially life threatening infections.

City Mayor praises ‘courageous’ women who set up support group for people with AIDS

The Mayor of Galway city has praised two young women who showed “bravery” and “foresight” by setting up an organisation to support people with AIDS and HIV in 1987.

Facing up to flu

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Every winter it is one of the main topics of conversation. “I had the flu all week.” I’ve a touch of it myself, I’m all blocked up” or “My son is off school with a high temperature”.

 

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