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  • Finance and funding
    UK: Top Charities Warn Over £200m Health Cuts
    Sky News | 2 hours ago

    Some of the country's leading charities and public health organisations sign a letter expressing concern over public health cuts.

  • PrEP
    Could a Subdermal Implant Mean the End of HIV?
    Edge San Francisco | 2 hours ago

    Findings published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread of HIV.

  • Delivery of care
    Meet the Khayelitsha compliers club
    Mail & Guardian | 3 hours ago

    Communities are bringing HIV monitoring and dispensing out of the clinics and into their homes.

  • Injecting drug use
    Drug consumption rooms: an overview of provision and evidence
    Drug & Alcohol Findings | 3 hours ago

    The European Union’s drug misuse monitoring centre says the evidence contradicts concerns that facilities where drug users can more safely use illegal drugs might counterproductively encourage drug use, delay treatment entry, or aggravate problems arising from local drug markets; instead both the users and the community benefit.

  • Transmission and prevention
    The sexual and reproductive health issue you’ve probably never heard of….
    50.50 | 5 hours ago

    Why is one of the most common gynaecological conditions in sub-Saharan Africa, schistosomiasis, misunderstood, under-researched and under-reported? It is a significant risk factor for HIV acquisition in women.

  • Hepatitis C
    US: Hepatitis C Rising -- Especially Among Young People -- and May Be Underestimated | 6 hours ago

    While hepatitis C has traditionally been predominant among Baby Boomers, the new report shows that HCV incidence is rising fastest among young people. But a recently published related study suggests that formal surveillance methods may grossly underestimate the number of people newly infected with HCV.

  • Transgender people
    Transgender Malaysians targeted as religious authorities' influence grows, LGBTI community says
    ABC | 6 hours ago

    Members of Malaysia's LGBTI community are speaking out about being violently attacked in the moderate Muslim nation, saying the abuse has become common as religious authorities push for more power.

  • Adherence
    Adherence All-Stars
    CATIE | 6 hours ago

    Diane Peters meets a group of PHAs with “chaotic lifestyles” and finds out how, despite major obstacles, they adhere to their meds.

  • Young people
    Seroconverting at 15
    Positive Lite | 6 hours ago

    Bob Leahy talks to Preston Leon, a 16-year old man from Central British Columbia diagnosed with HIV a year ago, about what it’s like to find out you are HIV-positive when you are a teenager in a small rural community where HIV isn’t talked about.

  • Recreational drug use
    Theresa May's legal highs ban is unenforceable, say government advisers
    The Guardian | 6 hours ago

    Home secretary is told legislation banning all psychoactive substances needs a rewrite to avoid unintentionally criminalising people.

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