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  • Cocaine injecting and homelessness 'behind Glasgow HIV rise'

    A rise in cocaine injecting and homelessness are behind a 10-fold increase in HIV infection among drug users in Glasgow, research suggests.

    10 April 2019 | BBC News
  • Providing care for trans women with HIV/AIDS in Peru

    Peru's trans women remain a hard-to-reach population for the treatment of HIV/AIDS but the lack of access to care is, in part, due to widespread discrimination. Barbara Fraser reports from Lima.

    05 April 2019 | The Lancet (free registration required)
  • Ten Black Transgender Women to Watch

    Whether organizing marches and protests, lobbying lawmakers or leading social justice campaigns, Black transgender women are leading the fight for equality and human and civil rights for trans and gender-nonconforming people of color. Here are ten Black trans women nationwide whom other trans women identify as making major moves.

    01 April 2019 | TheBody.com
  • HIV and immigration detention staff must jointly ensure good care in immigration removal centres

    NAT and HIV clinicians at BHIVA have produced new guidance (last published in 2009) that supports staff in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs) and local HIV services to deliver good care. This follows a report published yesterday, by the Home Affairs Select Committee, that raised grave concerns about access to healthcare for people held in IRCs.

    22 March 2019 | NAT
  • US Immigration Groups Want Data On HIV Asylum Seekers

    It's been nearly a decade since the United States began allowing people with HIV from abroad to enter the country as immigrants. But the U.S. has never provided data on the number of HIV-positive refugees or asylum seekers admitted since the immigration law changed in 2010, despite efforts from groups including the Center for American Progress and Immigration Equality.

    18 March 2019 | Gothamist
  • Why are black and minority ethnic girls less likely to get the HPV jab? (Video)

    The HPV - or Human Papilloma Virus - vaccine is available to year 8 and 9 schoolgirls across Britain. But not all of them get the jab. Girls from black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are less likely to receive the vaccine in school than their white counterparts.

    04 March 2019 | BBC
  • HIV 2020 - Community Reclaiming the Global Response

    An alliance of global key population-led networks, networks of people living with HIV, treatment activists, and our supporters, has formed to organize an alternative international community-led event. Titled, HIV2020: Community Reclaiming the Global Response, the event is scheduled to take place in Mexico City, July 6-8, 2020, and will run concurrently with the first half of the international AIDS conference. The HIV2020 alliance has decided to organize the community-led event to provide a safe alternative for individuals who cannot or will not enter the U.S. in 2020 or who cannot afford to attend AIDS2020. It will also offer new opportunities to reaffirm the leading role communities play in the global HIV response.

    10 December 2018 | HIV2020.org
  • AIDS counseling for refugees in Germany: Let's talk about sex!

    Without a dildo, but with a condom: This is sex education for refugees, conducted by refugees. InfoMigrants reports from Zirndorf on how AIDS and HIV are discussed in Germany’s asylum-seeker reception facilities.

    27 March 2018 | Info Migrants
  • 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
  • Seven Days of Heroin: This is what an epidemic looks like

    The Enquirer sent more than 60 reporters, photographers and videographers into their communities to chronicle an ordinary week in this extraordinary time.

    12 September 2017 | Cincinnati.com
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