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PozQoL informs the Australian National HIV Strategy through the HIV Futures Study

PozQoL informs the Australian National HIV Strategy through the HIV Futures Study

HIV Futures is a survey of QoL among PLHIV in Australia. Project lead, Dr Jennifer Power, talks about the study, and about how PozQoL helps this research.
Sep 3, 20214 min read

Queensland Positive People (QPP) using PozQoL in Life+ Program

Queensland Positive People (QPP) use PozQoL to evaluate their Life+ Program, which supports people with living with HIV throughout Qld.
Oct 30, 20204 min read

PozQoL an invaluable tool, helping support people living with HIV in Montreal

PozQoL is being used in Le Cercle Orange, a Canadian project supporting people living with HIV (PLHIV) who do not have access to health care.
Sep 28, 20203 min read

PozQoL helping improve understanding of HRQoL among PLHIV in the United States

Multiple US studies use PozQoL to help understand the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people living with HIV (PLHIV).
Sep 18, 20203 min read

Aotearoa New Zealand study using PozQoL to help understand HIV stigma and discrimination

Researchers are using PozQoL to help describe PLHIV experiences of stigma and discrimination in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Sep 14, 20202 min read

PozQoL is the most commonly used PLHIV HRQoL scale in Australia

PozQoL is now the most commonly used quality of life scale by organisations in Australia that provide services to people with HIV.
Sep 11, 20203 min read
Countries using PozQoL

Countries using PozQoL

Support workers, clinicians, and researchers in several countries are using (or have used) PozQoL. In Australia, it is the most commonly used HRQOL scale for PLHIV.
Sep 11, 20203 min read

Living Positive Victoria — Using PozQoL to monitor and evaluate peer programs

PLHIV organisation, Living Positive Victoria, uses PozQoL to monitor and evaluate their peer programs for people newly diagnosed with HIV.
Sep 11, 20204 min read

PozQoL used as an outcome measure in South Korean study

Together with ViiV Healthcare, Yonsei University and Severance Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, are using PozQoL in their research with people living with HIV (PLHIV).
Jul 20, 20202 min read

Using PozQoL for monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL)

PozQoL Scale versions (translations) being used


French (France)

French (Canada)


Spanish (Latin America)

Countries where PozQoL is being used



New Zealand

South Korea

United States of America (USA)

Organisations and networks using PozQoL

Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS), USA

Living Positive Victoria, Australia

Queensland Positive People (QPP), Australia

Severance Hospital, South Korea

Yonsei University, South Korea

Types of program using PozQoL

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Peer navigation

Peer programs

Peer workshops

Research studies using PozQoL

Aging with Dignity, Health, Optimism and Community (ADHOC)

HIV Futures

People Living With HIV Stigma Index Study

Real-World Insights Of PLHIV Shared Through Electronic Devices (RISE)

Populations of people living with HIV (PLHIV) that PozQoL is being used with

Culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Immigrant communities

People with a recent HIV diagnosis

Health or social concerns targeted by programs and projects using PozQoL

HIV and ageing

Social welfare

Stigma and discrimination

Header image provided by ViiV Healthcare