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World AIDS Day

Matthew Hodson
Published: 25 November 2016

In the 1980s and 90s, even into the treatment era of this century, I lost so many friends as a result of HIV that I eventually had to stop counting. Some died, not as a result of the ravages of the virus but because they were unable to cope with their diagnosis and chose to end their own lives. These memories are with me all year round. On World AIDS Day I try to give myself the time to think of these friends and mourn them.;

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Launch of About HIV / Pro VICH website

Matthew Hodson
Published: 23 October 2016

On 23 October, at the HIV Drug Therapy conference in Glasgow, NAM and its partners launched the ‘About HIV / Pro VICH’ website, for people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). The new website features a series of factsheets about key HIV topics, currently available in Armenian, English, Georgian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian.;

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European delays on HIV prevention drug endanger gay men and others at risk of HIV

Gus Cairns
Published: 18 October 2016

New report shows men seeking out new HIV prevention drug despite government resistance;

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Coming soon: news from HIVR4P and HIV Glasgow conferences

Amelia Jones
Published: 12 October 2016

Later this month, NAM will be reporting from two international HIV conferences – HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) and the International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection (HIV Glasgow).;

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Two booklets highly commended at BMA Patient Information Awards 2016

Amelia Jones
Published: 14 September 2016

Two of NAM’s booklets, HIV & hepatitis and HIV, mental health & emotional wellbeing, have been highly commended at the British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards, held in London earlier this week. You can read both booklets online at www.aidsmap.com/booklets;

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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