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Why this Nova Scotia boxer’s acquittal is big news for Canadian HIV criminalization

The case affirms that people with a low viral load are at negligible risk for transmitting HIV.

Published
21 March 2018
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Xtra
Irish High Court rules teenager's HIV status need not be disclosed

Mr Justice Michael Twomey ruled that even if the woman was willing to have unprotected sex with the young man, and assume the risks associated with that, then the low risk of HIV in such circumstances, and the fact that HIV was not a terminal illness, could not justify breaching a patient's right to confidentiality, which should only be breached in exceptional circumstances.

Published
13 March 2018
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RTE
Who knows about U=U? Awareness that undetectable individuals do not transmit HIV increasing, says new study

Recent research, conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia with HIV-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men, found that awareness of treatment as prevention is increasing, but still unevenly distributed with HIV-negative men and men with lower social capital less likely to be aware or accepting of treatment as prevention information.

Published
21 February 2018
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BETA blog
Understanding that undetectable equals untransmissible improves people's sex lives

People who understood it was impossible to pass on HIV with an undetectable viral load experienced intimacy and connection with their sexual partners.

Published
14 February 2018
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Gay Star News
What does “Undetectable” mean? [video]

Jimmy Gale, manager of HIV positive services at San Francisco AIDS Foundation, explains U=U, an awareness campaign introduced by Prevention Access Campaign, and what it means to be undetectable if you’re living with HIV.

Published
05 February 2018
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BETA blog
Fauci: From A Practical Standpoint The Risk Is ZERO.

The world’s leading immunologist: Zero Risk. This is the crowning vindication of #UequalsU.

Published
30 January 2018
From
I'm Still Josh
How do we know HIV undetectable equals untransmittable?

Matthew Hodson explains why so many sexual health organizations back the message that those with undetectable viral loads don’t pass on HIV.

Published
25 January 2018
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Gay Star News
U=U laggards draw fire from the community

The Global U=U picture is good, but community activists are stepping up the heat on organizations which have been slow to embrace it. Today the spotlight is on Greater than AIDS, GNP+ and in Canada, the Ontario AIDS Network.

Published
17 January 2018
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Positive Lite
Study suggests many gay and bisexual men are skeptical about U=U, but attitudes are on the rise

Numerous well-controlled trials have recently demonstrated that there is effectively no risk of HIV transmission during sex with a partner who has a sustained, undetectable viral load (Undetectable = Untransmittable). The Hunter CHEST study sought to examine how accurate gay and bisexual men perceive this message to be by surveying more than 12,000 men across the United States in the summer of 2017.

Published
16 January 2018
From
EurekAlert!
Do you speak U=U? Talking to patients about treatment as prevention

NAM's Executive Director Matthew Hodson addresses the BHIVA Autumn Conference on treatment as prevention and U=U (Undetectable equals Untransmittable).

Published
09 January 2018
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BHIVA
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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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