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Issue 208: July 2011

Published: 15 July 2011

  • In this issue

    Welcome to (sadly) the last monthly issue of HTU, or the first quarterly one, according to definition. We have some meaty and thought-provoking pieces in this issue. Nothing...

  • There is still much work to do

    Positively UK’s Silvia Petretti speaks up at the United Nations. The UN High Level Meeting on AIDS (HLM) took place in New York in June, to coincide...

  • Everything okay down there? Screening for anal cancer

    Anal cancer is around 50 times more common in gay men with HIV than it is in the general population. Should we be demanding screening and vaccinations?...

  • Where next for HIV prevention?

    Gus Cairns finds that UK HIV prevention campaigners and researchers are all in agreement that something has to change. They’re not so certain about where we go...

  • News in brief

    People with HIV seem to age prematurely. Specific age-associated conditions such as cardiovascular problems and type 2 diabetes are more common in people with HIV; also, more...

  • Talking to the Lords

    Keith Alcorn, NAM’s Senior Editor, recently testified to the House of Lords Select Committee on HIV and AIDS in the UK. He hopes their Lordships can exert some...

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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