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  • NAT reaction to the Queen’s Speech 2016

    At the State Opening of Parliament today, the Queen announced a Bill “to ensure that overseas visitors pay for the health treatment they receive at public expense”. She also stated that proposals will be now be brought forward for a British Bill of Rights.

    18 May 2016 | NAT
  • Migrants in Europe at higher risk of tuberculosis

    The World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe warns that people from the most vulnerable groups in Europe, including migrants and refugees, are at higher risk of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, said a a spokesperson here on Thursday.

    18 March 2016 | Xinhua
  • EU countries advised to prepare for health threats from refugees

    A report by the EU’s disease prevention agency says the risk of Europeans being affected by infectious diseases brought by refugees remains low, but recommends that countries should be prepared to respond to such health threats.

    11 January 2016 | EurActiv
  • On the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030: Focus on location and population

    To end AIDS as a public health threat, an accelerated and more focused response is needed using better data to map and reach people in the places where the most new HIV infections occur. To support countries with this approach, UNAIDS has released a new report, Focus on location and population: on the Fast-Track to end AIDS by 2030, which gives examples of more than 50 communities, cities and countries that are using innovative approaches to reach more people with comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment services.

    24 November 2015 | UNAIDS
  • Many Countries Deny Antiretrovirals to Undocumented Migrants

    Migrants who have come to Europe from low- and middle-income countries who become infected with HIV start antiretroviral therapy later than native populations, and when their CD4 counts are lower, new research indicates.

    28 October 2015 | Medscape
  • Who has to pay?

    How NHS overseas visitors charges apply to migrants and asylum seekers in England.

    28 August 2015 | NAT
  • Botswana prisons: Foreign inmates win case for free HIV treatment

    Botswana's court of appeal has upheld a ruling that foreign prisoners should receive free treatment for HIV/Aids, rights lawyers say.

    28 August 2015 | BBC
  • New Zealand: rise in annual HIV diagnoses continues

    The annual number of gay and bi men newly diagnosed in New Zealand with HIV has risen to the highest level since the HIV epidemic began, according to the latest available figures, for 2014, just released. See also commentary at http://www.gaynz.com/articles/publish/2/article_16913.php

    04 June 2015 | GayNZ.com
  • The hugging immigrant

    An interview with Bisi Alimi, the HIV-positive Nigerian immigrant who has been campaigning against Nigel Farage and UKIP in the seat where Farage is a candidate, South Thanet, and neighbouring areas.

    06 May 2015 | BBC World Service (sound file)
  • Charging non-EU visitors to the UK for GP appointments ‘would backfire’, researchers say

    Charging non-EU migrants for access to primary care would increase health risks to the rest of the population and place an even bigger financial burden on the NHS, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have warned.

    24 March 2015 | Pulse
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