Department of the Legislative Assembly

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


19/07/2005

162. HIV/AIDS

Ms Carney to MINISTER for Health

QUESTION
HIV/AIDS

1. How much is being spent on the HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Program in 2004/2005 and how will this money be spent, and will it be spent in line with the recommendations of the Bansemer Review.

2. How many HIV positive reports were there in the Territory in 2004/2005.


ANSWER


Answered on 07/02/2006

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The total expenditure across the Northern Territory in 2004/05 in the HIV/AIDS Treatment and Prevention Program, now known as the Sexual Health/Blood Borne Viruses Unit (SHBBV Unit), was $4,571,027.

The Department of Health and Community Services (DHCS) has addressed the areas of concern identified in the Bansemer Review by strengthening existing projects and developing new responses.


QUESTION 2.
HIV positive reports in the Northern Territory .

PeriodNo of cases
200410
2005 year to date 4
2004/05 financial year3
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