TasP is recognised as a key sexual health strategy to prevent HIV transmission by many health promotion NGO’s including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNAIDS. Coupled with immediate start of HIV treatment, today PLHIV are active players in protecting and preventing HIV transmission.

Viral Blips

It is common for people on antiretroviral therapy to experience a ‘viral blip’ which is a short term increase above undetectable level.

The Partners Study showed there was no transmission of HIV to their partners if they experienced a viral blip between 20-200 copies per ml.

Positive Life Treatment Officers

If you are HIV positive and have questions about TasP or any HIV medications, please call one of our registered nurses on (02) 9206-2177 or 1800 245 677 (freecall).


More Information about TasP

PLHIV and TasP - what's it mean? – published April 2017

When zero means zero: a new freedom when living with HIV – published August 2016

The Partners Study

Resources for People living with HIV