HIV Foundation Queensland (the Foundation) was established on 1 December 2013 to lead Queensland’s fight to end HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). The Foundation is an organisation not only for people at risk of HIV, people living with HIV, other people affected by HIV, healthcare professionals and researchers, but for the whole community.
To end HIV transmission, stigma and discrimination in Queensland by 2020.
To reduce HIV transmission by achieving the United Nations 90-90-90 targets:
- 90% of all people living with HIV will know their status;
- 90% of all people diagnosed with HIV will receive ongoing HIV treatment; and
- 90% of all people receiving HIV treatment will have an undetectable viral load.
OUR CORE OBJECTIVES
- Provide leadership, coordination and support to Queensland’s public health response to HIV including: facilitating and monitoring implementation of Queensland HIV and sexual health strategies; and contributing to the development of effective policy and programmatic responses.
- Facilitate and support the growth of Queensland-led innovative HIV/STI research and programs.
- Facilitate improved access to community-based testing and treatment in Queensland.
- Campaign, build support and ensure sustainability for the HIV response in Queensland.
- Build strong governance, management and organisational health.