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  • Ongoing challenges in providing PMTCT in Kenya and Malawi

    Ongoing systemic issues are affecting the implementation of the 2010 World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programmes in Kenya, according to a study presented at the 17th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa ...

    24 January 2014 | Lesley Odendal
  • UK government ends funding for HIV-specific phone helplines

    The Department of Health has ended its support for the telephone helplines operated by Terrence Higgins Trust, Black Health Agency, fpa and Brook, with funding instead diverted to a centralised operation run by the private company ...

    04 October 2012 | Roger Pebody
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  • Cara Bids for Lighthouse Lifeline

    The Lighthouse in West London, up for sale by THT, will continue to be used and run by people living with HIV if a rescue plan by The Cara Trust is accepted.

    19 February 2014 | Baseline
  • New face of hit television HIV-AIDS show

    A popular HIV-AIDS awareness and educational show, Siyayinqoba - Beat It!, targets people living with HIV and other chronic diseases, their partners, families, friends and care givers.

    17 April 2013 | Sowetan
  • Activists Launch Interactive HIV/AIDS Website

    A website providing a directory of medical services and other resources for people living with HIV/AIDS in Indonesia was recently set up to help patients more easily access treatment and information about the disease.

    11 February 2013 | Jakarta Globe
  • A Letter to HIV on the 16th Anniversary of My Diagnosis

    I know that thanks to you I had to take a very good look at myself, and the world. I had to look straight in the eyes of death and illness. Thanks to you I stopped taking my life for granted. I had to ask difficult questions to myself. Recognise my fragilities, and my responsibilities. What was most painful: I had to question the possibility of love and intimacy.

    04 February 2013 | Speaking Up! blog
  • Cambodia: Lack of home-based care in Ratanakiri causing problems for people living with HIV

    People living with HIV in Ratanakiri province, Cambodia are unable to access home-based care in their area which is making it hard for them to stay healthy, an official has said.

    25 October 2012 | Key Correspondents
  • New guidance to support organisations to deliver peer support for people with long term conditions

    Organisations delivering or planning to deliver peer support for people with long term conditions will be able to find out more about its benefits and good practice thanks to a new guidance by the Mental Health Foundation Peer Support in Long Term Conditions: the Basics.

    01 October 2012 | Mental Health Foundation
  • NAT launches new report on HIV social care spending and services

    NAT today launches ‘HIV social care in England – a survey of local council funding’, looking into how HIV social care spending and services have changed over time.  This report compares results with a similar survey from NAT in 2008.  

    09 August 2012 | NAT press release
  • Patients living with HIV are dying in denial

    For four years Shari Margolese has been in phone contact with a woman who lives somewhere in rural Ontario. Margolese doesn’t know anything about her — except that she is HIV-positive.

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    23 March 2012 | Toronto Star
  • Pets help women manage HIV/AIDS: Study

    A spoonful of medicine goes down a lot easier if there is a dog or cat around. Having pets is helpful for women living with HIV/AIDS and managing their chronic illness, according to a new study from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University.

    24 January 2012 | Moreover.com HIV/AIDS feed
  • Public Service award winner - myhiv.org.uk

    The website myhiv.org.uk is part of Terrence Higgins Trust's (THT) LifePlus package of services, which is helping to transform the lives of people living with HIV in the UK.

    23 November 2011 | The Guardian
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