A first of it’s kind APP has been launched in Australia by ViiV Healthcare in collaboration with the National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA) for people living with HIV. MyLife+ enables the patient to take control over their health and manage their quality of life. It also helps them connect to others in the community.
Advances in treatments since the AIDS crisis has made living with HIV manageable for the estimated 27,150 Australians currently living with the virus. However, those in the positive community still face stigma and mental health issues, along with difficulties taking treatment, remembering to take their pills on time, and managing their symptoms. The app will have unique digital features including blood results, medications, quality of life trackers, a flexible journal for recording moods and symptoms, and shareable health progress reports. App users will also be able to print out or email reports to their healthcare providers, to assist and improve conversations with their doctors, nurses, and other care providers.