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  • Scotland must extend PrEP, not wait for HIV vaccine

    Charities across Scotland and the UK called upon the government for access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an effective means of preventing HIV infection. George Valiotis, CEO of HIV Scotland, told KaleidoScot: “We need to see leadership from Scottish Government on making access to PrEP a reality. The steps needed to make it happen must be clarified, and action taken to speed the process up.

    19 May 2015 | KaleidoScot
  • HIV Positive Votes in the General Election 2015

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

    01 May 2015 | LASS
  • Farage right on 'HIV immigrants' says HIV positive Brit with just 14 days meds left

    A MIXED-race, gay, HIV sufferer, who says he has only 14 days worth of life-saving medicine left has penned an emotional letter to Nigel Farage claiming HIV positive health tourists arriving from abroad are crippling the NHS.

    01 May 2015 | Daily Express
  • Comment: HIV care is under threat due to lack of funding, not immigration

    The Green Party candidate for Broxtowe, David Kirwan, writes for PinkNews after opening up about living with HIV.

    01 May 2015 | Pink News
  • Why I Wish I'd Received My HIV Diagnosis At Home

    I received my HIV diagnosis nearly four years ago, on 4th August 2011, through an NHS clinic. The experience was horrific and, given the choice now, I think I'd have preferred home-testing.

    29 April 2015 | Vice
  • Martin Fisher R.I.P.

    Professor Martin Fisher, one of the world's leading HIV physicians and head of HIV services in Brighton, passed away on April 20.

    21 April 2015 | G Scene
  • Nigel Farage and health tourism

    Dr Shaun Griffin, Executive Director of External Affairs at Terrence Higgins Trust, challenges Nigel Farage’s recent comments about HIV and health tourism.

    17 April 2015 | Terrence Higgins Trust
  • Nicola Sturgeon Signs Open Letter Condemning Farage Over HIV Comments

    The leaders of the SNP, the Green party, and Plaid Cymru have signed an open letter organised by ACT UP London disputing claims made by Nigel Farage about HIV-positive immigrants.

    15 April 2015 | BuzzFeed
  • UKIP wrong about HIV data and health tourism, say campaigners

    HIV experts and campaigners have refuted claims by the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) that most people in the United Kingdom with a diagnosis of HIV are foreign nationals who come to the country as "health tourists" with the specific aim of exploiting the NHS.

    14 April 2015 | BHIVA / BMJ
  • UKIP's Carswell Not Being Drawn Into HIV Row

    Douglas Carswell - the son of a prominent HIV researcher - would not say if he backed Nigel Farage's controversial comments.

    14 April 2015 | Sky News
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