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  • A guide for migrants in the face of concerted dehumanisation

    Today, MRN is launching a Know Your Rights guide for migrants. We want to help migrants understand and assert their rights in a context where these are being systematically eroded and routinely denied.

    14 March 2018 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • Call for evidence – Memorandum of understanding on data-sharing between NHS Digital and the Home Office

    What is the public health impact of the Memorandum of Understanding on data sharing between NHS Digital, the Home Office, and the Department of Health, particularly on health seeking behaviour and health outcomes of the migrant population?

    14 February 2018 | Migrants' Rights Network
  • Migrants 'should not have to fear GP practices', MPs told

    GP practices should not be turned into a ‘place of fear’ for migrant patients who are frightened their personal data could be shared with the authorities, MPs were told today.

    22 January 2018 | Pulse
  • How Many People in Haiti Have AIDS? Trump's Alleged Insult Immigrant Insult Doesn't Reflect Facts

    The Trump administration spent the holiday weekend fending off the uproar over President Donald Trump’s reported insults about largely black immigrants, especially his alleged insistence that thousands of Haitians bound for the United States “all have AIDS.” But the remark wasn't just offensive — it’s certainly also incredibly wrong.

    26 December 2017 | Newsweek
  • Gilead Continues To Block Ireland From Sourcing Generic Truvada

    Gilead Sciences, the company that supplies Ireland with the drug Truvada, will have a full court hearing in mid-October to determine whether the Irish Health and Safety Executive (HSE) can source a generic analogue of the drug from the pharmaceutical giant’s competitors. In July, GCN reported that Gilead was taking legal action to stop the HSE from securing generic drug from Actavis and Mylan, the company’s competitors, for the purposes of HIV prevention as PrEP.

    16 October 2017 | Gay Community News
  • Protesters stage London demo against plans for patient ID checks

    Critics fear checks will destroy relationship NHS staff have with patients and create climate of fear that stops people accessing care

    02 October 2017 | The Guardian
  • Gay Male Immigrants May be at High Risk of HIV Infection Due to Stigma

    MSM migrants are potentially affected by stigmas directed toward sexual minorities and toward immigrants.

    04 September 2017 | Yale School of Public Health
  • Ensuring Migrants Have Access To HIV, TB Treatment Critical To Reversing Epidemics In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

    Michel Kazatchkine: There must be a halt to the deportation of migrants based on health status in the countries where it is still in practice; the region needs to ensure migrants have access to HIV services, including ART, and to full course TB/MDR-TB treatment in the host country; national and regional responses around infectious diseases like HIV and TB urgently need to be reviewed to include migrants as a vulnerable group.

    27 March 2017 | Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report / Huffington Post
  • WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

    New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected.

    23 March 2017 | World Health Organization
  • Tuberculosis deaths fall in Europe

    The number of people developing and dying from tuberculosis (TB) is falling in Europe, but among the most vulnerable - including migrants, prisoners and people who are HIV positive - there have been worrying increases, data showed on Monday.

    21 March 2017 | Reuters
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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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