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  • Migrant women face £6,000 birth bill under 'health tourism' laws

    Charities say undocumented women have to make difficult choices about accessing maternity care because of crippling NHS fees.

    04 February 2016 | The Guardian
  • For African women with HIV, not breastfeeding is not easy

    Healthcare providers need to understand that for HIV-positive African women, following advice not to breastfeed in order to protect their babies from the virus takes a high emotional toll, a U.K. study suggests.

    29 January 2016 | Reuters
  • Department of Heath launches consultation on health charges for 'visitors and migrants' in England

    The Department of Health has announced its public consultation on Government proposals to charge visitors and migrants for health services received through the NHS in England.

    08 December 2015 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • 'The Fact That I Have HIV Is Not Because Of What I Did - It's Because Of What I Didn't Do'

    UK activist Angelina Namiba talks to Marie Claire about her HIV: "People still ask me ‘how I got’ HIV, almost assuming that I must have done something wrong. But HIV doesn’t discriminate, no matter whether you’re rich or poor, young or old, black or white, you name it. The fact that I have HIV is not because of what I did, it’s because of what I didn’t do. And what I didn’t do is what millions of young people are not doing in this world today – they’re not using a condom."

    19 November 2015 | Marie Claire
  • The hidden story of HIV in the UK - and why women need to take ownership

    After my initial shock at the reaction to Charlie Sheen's announcement, I started to realise there was a side to this debate missing. Because, here in the UK, two out of three cases of HIV diagnosed are among black Africans. They make up a little over two per cent of entire UK population yet we account for nearly half of HIV diagnosis.

    19 November 2015 | The Telegraph
  • The humanitarian crisis within our borders

    Asylum destitution in the UK can be prevented, as can the illness it causes. Write to your MP about why the cut to family asylum support must be reversed.

    24 September 2015 | NAT
  • Rachel is composed, confident – and unable to tell anyone she is HIV-positive

    I work as an HIV clinician in south-east London, an area with the highest prevalence of HIV in the UK. The stories I hear from patients demonstrate the ongoing misconceptions, stigma and fear that can accompany a HIV diagnosis in the black minority and ethnic (BME) community.

    02 September 2015 | The Guardian
  • Preventing HIV in the UK heterosexual population

    It is time to think again about which heterosexuals acquire HIV in the UK and how we can best meet their prevention needs.

    13 July 2015 | National AIDS Trust
  • The hugging immigrant

    An interview with Bisi Alimi, the HIV-positive Nigerian immigrant who has been campaigning against Nigel Farage and UKIP in the seat where Farage is a candidate, South Thanet, and neighbouring areas.

    06 May 2015 | BBC World Service (sound file)
  • Nigel Farage and health tourism

    Dr Shaun Griffin, Executive Director of External Affairs at Terrence Higgins Trust, challenges Nigel Farage’s recent comments about HIV and health tourism.

    17 April 2015 | Terrence Higgins Trust
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