The Dutch Association of people living with HIV provides various documents and brochures for press and media. These documents provide background information and factsheets about HIV in the Netherlands, the association in general and certain efforts in particular such as the peer-to-peer research ‘Positief Geluid’, the Annual Report 2017 and the special English edition Resilience and Visibility.
For official positions of the Dutch Association of people living with HIV or requests for interviews, contact can be made via +31 (0) 6 - 400 304 73.
The association is also present during the conference week in the freely accessible Global Village in the RAI. Our stand Positively Dutch stand is in Hall 5, stand 504, at the main stage.Every morning there are representatives of the association available.
Factsheets HIV in the Netherlands
What is the 'Dutch approach'. Here you will find an explanation about HIV, AIDS, the transmission of HIV, prevention and testing for HIV, HIV care and the stigma and the psychological and social aspects of living with HIV in the Netherlands. There is a overview in numbers at the end of the document. pdf Download the factsheet here (119 KB) .
General information about the Dutch Association of people living with HIV
Especially in the context of Aids2018, the association has developed two publications. Also the facts and results from the ‘Positief Geluid’ peer-to-peer survey are still up-to-date.
- pdf Annual Report 2017 (5.44 MB)
- Resilience and Visibility - this book tells the story of the Dutch HIV community, and the defining role played within it by The Dutch Association of people living with HIV
- Positive Sound - peer-to-peer research into quality of life (2016): pdf the summary (1.02 MB)
The overview of brochures about living with HIV in different languages can be found here.For an insight into living with HIV in the Netherlands and what is important to know for someone who has just been diagnosed, the brochure Living Positive is a good start.