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  • Fighting HIV where no-one admits it's a problem

    For years Russia has remained remarkably silent on the challenge it faces from HIV and Aids. Now that silence has been broken by an epidemiologist who has been working in the field for more than two decades - and he calls the situation "a national catastrophe".

    20 May 2015 | BBC
  • Britain has elected the most LGBTI MPs in the world

    With the final votes counted and the General Election over, Britain is officially the country with the highest number of out LGBTI MPs in the world.

    11 May 2015 | Gay Star News
  • HIV Positive Votes in the General Election 2015

    A summary of each party's policies on health issues.

    01 May 2015 | LASS
  • Cuomo Announces Plan to Cut New AIDS Cases in New York

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Wednesday what he called a blueprint to virtually eliminate AIDS in New York, a package of new laws and more aggressive use of antiretroviral drugs that brought cheers from some activists, if no guarantee it will come to fruition.

    01 May 2015 | New York Times
  • HIV and the general election - what we should be talking about

    The National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland have joined together to identify the key priorities for the new Parliament which will reduce HIV transmission and improve the lives of people living with HIV across the UK.

    15 April 2015 | NAT press release
  • The Angry Fallout from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Scandal

    Michael Weinstein, the polarizing and famously litigious head of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) just got a taste of his own medicine when a stunning Whistleblower lawsuit against AHF filed last year was unsealed and made public. The suit, brought by three former staffers who claim they were fired when they raised questions of financial impropriety, charges the agency with ten counts of defrauding the government, conspiracy, and a “multi-State kickback scheme”.

    10 April 2015 | My Fabulous Disease
  • UNAIDS holds virtual consultation for its 2016–2021 Strategy

    UNAIDS is holding its first round of virtual consultations to develop its 2016–2021 Strategy. From 23 March to 2 April, the consultation process will be open to everyone to share information, ideas and experiences on how to accelerate rights-based, evidence-informed action to Fast-Track the AIDS response.

    26 March 2015 | UNAIDS
  • HIV and LGTB NGOs and other concerned actors across Europe call for futher action on pre-exposure prophylaxis

    The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), Europe’s network of HIV activists, and  AIDES, a leading French NGO in the fight against AIDS and viral hepatitis, backed by 81 European HIV LGBT civil society organisations and concerned actors, issued an urgent HIV Prevention Manifesto today. We demand that pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP) is made available as soon as possible within the European Union, and that Gilead, the company that makes the PrEP medicine Truvada®, submits an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for a change of indication so that its use to prevent HIV can be approved.

    25 February 2015 | EATG
  • Activists Claim India's Free HIV/AIDS Program Is In 'Shambles'

    India has run out of critical supplies under its state-run HIV/AIDS program, activists say, leaving tens of thousands of infected patients without access to life-saving drugs. There are also shortages of condoms and needles.

    13 February 2015 | Wall Street Journal
  • The final push for HIV in new global development agenda

    Marielle Hart, policy manager for the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and STOP AIDS NOW! is campaigning hard to ensure HIV is not buried under the mountain of competing priorities when a new global development agenda is finalised by the UN this September.

    13 February 2015 | Key Correspondents
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