NAM news and opinions

Reframing the message of sexual and reproductive health and rights for our current political environment

Greta Hughson
Published: 05 December 2017
Participants at the 2017 EuroNGOs conference. Image credit:

On 27-28 September 2017, EuroNGOs brought together over 200 people from 33 countries to discuss the rise of populism and its impact on issues relating to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Over two days, conference participants discussed, debated and navigated their way to a new consensus on how to respond to this challenging context and promote SRHR in the face of populist opposition.;

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This World AIDS Day there is cause to celebrate

Matthew Hodson
Published: 17 November 2017

In 2017, NAM aidsmap reported on some stunning victories in our efforts to combat HIV.;

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The UK is moving towards elimination of HIV transmission

Published: 15 November 2017

NAM aidsmap, NAT, BHIVA and BASHH welcome new data from Public Health England that gives hope that HIV can be conquered;

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Major European Men who have Sex with Men Internet Survey, EMIS 2017 launched

Published: 31 October 2017

A major online survey for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men has just been launched across Europe in 33 languages. The European Men-who-have-sex-with-men Internet Survey (EMIS 2017) is intended to help with planning HIV prevention and support activity and is open to all men who have sex with men, however they define their sexuality and whatever their HIV status.;

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New edition: Side-effects

Amelia Jones
Published: 17 October 2017

A new edition of our booklet Side-effects is now available online and in print through our patient information scheme. You can read it online at:;

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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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