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Increasing numbers of people at risk from HIV, which is once again on the rise, is a major concern for Aids West.
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.
To mark World AIDS day a special candlelit memorial service will take place on Sunday November 30 at 8pm at St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church.
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.
Boots Pharmacy Athlone are delighted to be offering a Winter Flu Vaccination Service.
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.
Two NUI Galway researchers have published a book on fungal diagnostics, detailing innovative methods for rapid, accurate detection of these potentially life threatening infections.
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.
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”.
A voluntary organisation which offers support and care to people affected by HIV/AIDS is organising a candelit memorial service in the city to mark World AIDS Day on December 1.