Women and HIV

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Course Overview

This 75-minute eLearning has been co-designed with clinical and community input to introduce healthcare providers to the issues that affect women living with HIV and to provide guidance on how you can support them to have good quality of life at any age.  

  1. Women and HIV in the Global and Australian Context  
  2. Life for women with HIV 
  3. Supporting newly diagnosed patients 
  4. Pregnancy and childbirth while living with HIV 
  5. Cancer and menopause risks for women living with HIV 

Course learning outcomes:

  • Describe the drivers of stigma and discrimination for women living with HIV
  • Explain the concept of person-centred care. 
  • Identify strategies for supporting women living with HIV when they are newly diagnosed. 
  • Identify strategies for supporting women living with HIV through the reproductive years. 
  • Identify strategies for helping women living with HIV to manage their risk of cancer and menopause-related health issues. 


  • This is an RACGP-approved CPD activity under the RACGP CPD Program. It is accredited for 1.5 educational activity hours.
  • This activity has been approved by ACRRM as an accredited activity. Allocated 1.5 educational activity hours.
  • HIV s100 prescribers will receive 1 HIV CPD points for completing this eLearning.

Contact: Please email education@ashm.org.au if you require assistance or have a clinical question you would like to raise with a medical educator.

Important: Please use the latest version of Google Chrome browser and enable popups/active content while completing this course.

Last updated: September 2023

Funders: ASHM has received funding from ViiV Healthcare and Gilead Sciences Pty Ltd to develop and deliver this eLearning.

Sponsorship is governed by our Industry Sponsorship Policy, and the sponsors have no control over content, tone, emphasis, or allocation of funds.  ​ASHM does not endorse or promote any sponsor’s product or service.​ 

Acknowledgements: Any initiative to improve the health and wellbeing of people with HIV must recognize the critical importance of meaningful community involvement in planning, development, and delivery. ASHM would like to re-affirm commitment to incorporating the lived experience of people with HIV in Australia. This eLearning was produced by ASHM, we would like to acknowledge the Working Group who contributed to the making of this eLearning.

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