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We need PrEP on the NHS now

NAM, alongside 31 other organisations, has released a joint community statement, We need PrEP on the NHS now.

A 10,000 place pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial was never large enough to meet demand and we are calling on NHS England and local authorities to ensure the routine availability of PrEP on the NHS in England by 1 April 2019.

We need PrEP on the NHS now

NAM, alongside 31 other organisations, has released a joint community statement, We need PrEP on the NHS now.

A 10,000 place pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial was never large enough to meet demand and we are calling on NHS England and local authorities to ensure the routine availability of PrEP on the NHS in England by 1 April 2019.

Coming soon: news from AIDS 2018

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) is being held in Amsterdam from 23 to 27 July 2018. NAM has been selected as an official scientific media partner for AIDS 2018.

We’ll be reporting on key research, publishing news online and sending out news bulletins in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.

BBC documentary on PrEP

A documentary on BBC2 last month, The People vs The NHS, showed how a disparate group of people from very different walks of life banded together to force the English National Health Service to provide pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Menopause in women living with HIV

Dr Shema Tariq is the lead researcher for the PRIME study (Positive transitions through the menopause), looking at the menopause in women living with HIV.

We spoke to Shema about the study and its findings – and the critical importance of meaningful involvement of women living with HIV in the research.

New editions: Anti-HIV drugs booklet & chart

New editions of our Anti-HIV drugs booklet and Antiretroviral drugs chart are now available online and in print through our patient information scheme.

The booklet and chart include information on drug formulations, approved dosages, side-effects and food restrictions.

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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