RedFM: The Sexual Health Centre In Cork Says A Fear Still Exists Around HIV
A greater discussion is needed here in Cork in order to stop the spread of the virus, according to the group.
The Centre released its annual report for 2018 recently which shows that HIV continues to be an ongoing issue Leeside with some of the highest figures reported for HIV incidence.
The clinic say they're hopeful the Health Minister will introduce the HIV prevention drug PREP free as part of the budget.
It's after a recent report found it's safe and highly effective and could prevent 173 HIV infections in the first five years of its implementation.
Speaking to RedFM News Catherine Kennedy of the Sexual Health Centre Cork says there's a long road ahead in the fight to combat HIV: