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  • Meet The Man Who Stopped Thousands Of People Becoming HIV-Positive

    “I knew I was doing something of substance, but it’s really overwhelming.” In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, Greg Owen reveals the story behind Britain’s largest ever drop in HIV transmissions.

    26 February 2017 | BuzzFeed News
  • Report highlights sexual health barriers for gay Asian men in New South Wales

    The research shows that sexual practices among gay Asian men in Sydney have changed over recent years. Rates of condomless intercourse with casual partners have increased to 37 per cent from 14 per cent in 2002, now on par with the general gay community. ACON call for effective strategies to enhance HIV prevention and education in the community.

    23 February 2017 | Star Observer
  • PrEP uses contributes to decline in STI incidence among MSM

    Results from a modeling study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 indicated that the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in addition to routine screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, could reduce the incidence of STIs among men who have sex with men, even when condom use was reduced.

    20 February 2017 | Healio
  • Rape drives HIV and depression

    Sexual violence plays a significant role in HIV infection and depression, according to ground-breaking research with women living in Rustenburg.

    19 February 2017 | Health-e
  • An 18% Decline in HIV Incidence in the US Over Six Years is Not Enough

    David Holtgrave and Robert Bonacci: "At a time when some decision makers are considering possibly repealing and/or replacing the Affordable Care Act, which we know provided critical health insurance access for persons living with HIV and helped to avoid HIV transmission, we should instead be focusing as a nation on expanding critical HIV-related services and access to comprehensive care."

    16 February 2017 | Huffington Post
  • New HIV infections in gay men have dropped by a third in England

    New HIV infections in gay men have fallen by nearly a third since 2015 across England, New Scientist can reveal. And it may be down to people buying medicines online, against mainstream medical advice.

    03 February 2017 | New Scientist
  • 56 Dean St’s Dr Alan McOwan on London’s recent drop in new HIV infections

    56 Dean Street clinic’s Dr Alan McOwan explains how last year London saw a drop in new HIV infections and what needs to be done next to continue this significant success.

    03 February 2017 | Boyz
  • Study examines sexual risk-taking, HIV prevention among older adults in Africa

    One of the most common myths around older adults is that they are not sexually active. But a recent study conducted in South Africa by researchers at Indiana University found that older men and women do maintain sexual relationships even into their 80s and beyond. Since older adults are often ignored in sexual health education, the possibility for HIV transmission is heightened.

    01 February 2017 | Eurekalert Medicine & Health
  • Queensland HIV Foundation uses health statistics to argue case against funding cut

    A Queensland HIV foundation set up by the Newman government will lose its funding despite what it claims is its success in reducing the occurrence of the disease to the lowest level since 2008.

    31 January 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald
  • How Queensland Decreased HIV Notifications By 38 Percent In Two Years

    Curiously, HIV's gone down but syphilis and gonorrhea are up.

    30 January 2017 | Huffington Post Australia
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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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