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Syphilis infection rates in B.C. almost double in 2012

Public health officials in B.C. are calling on sexually active gay and bisexual men to regularly get tested for syphilis after the number of new infections in the province almost doubled in 2012.

Published
12 June 2013
From
Vancouver Sun
Enough With the HIV Treatment Cascade Research, Let's Do Something About It Already

"Funding allocation -- be it governmental or private -- largely does not address stigma, shame and denial...the community is wandering around in ignorance about the availability of treatment and the ability to live a normal life with HIV infection." CDC scientist argues for better linkage to care and campaigns to improve HIV literacy.

Published
12 June 2013
From
The Body Pro
Combination prevention could "eliminate" HIV transmissions in Vietnam, model projects

A “combination prevention” strategy with targeted HIV testing and early antiretroviral therapy at its core has the potential to virtually eliminate new HIV transmissions in Vietnam, according

Published
07 June 2013
By
Michael Carter
Community viral load is flawed indicator of infectiousness, say experts

Four US researchers from the University of Chapel Hill in North Carolina, including Myron Cohen, principal investigator of the HPTN 052 study, have criticised the use of

Published
31 May 2013
By
Gus Cairns
The 'Undetectable' Paradox

To combat the spread of HIV, we need a way to talk honestly about what it means to be 'undetectable.'

Published
24 May 2013
From
Advocate.com
Webinar - Antiretrovirals for Treatment and Prevention of HIV: What do we know and what does it mean?

This Webinar will focus on the latest research and practice on the use of antiretrovirals for treatment and the prevention of HIV infections. A panel of experts will explore what we currently know and don’t know about the science, how antiretrovirals can benefit individuals and the wider community, and the opportunities and challenges of implementing TasP at a programmatic level.

Published
24 May 2013
From
International AIDS Society
Case workers can re-engage a high proportion of HIV-positive people lost to long-term care

Caseworkers helped 50% of HIV-positive people in New York City who had dropped out of care re-engage with HIV medical care, investigators report in the online edition

Published
20 May 2013
By
Michael Carter
HIV organisations silent on safe-sex discord

Both the NZ AIDS Foundation and Body Positive are remaining tight-lipped regarding the cover story of the most recent issue of HIV NZ which questions the NZAF's safe-sex promotion strategy.

Published
16 May 2013
From
Gay NZ
Terrence Higgins Trust unveils It Starts With Me HIV campaign video

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) has released a short video clip outlining the science behind It It Starts With Me, HIV Prevention England’s new campaign for gay and bisexual men. The clip shows how a combination of testing, treatment and condoms would lead to a significant reduction in HIV transmissions within the gay community.

Published
15 May 2013
From
PinkNews.co.uk
It Starts with Me

We are at the start of a new era in stopping the spread of HIV. We know that the combination of regular testing, HIV treatment and condom use is the key to success. But tests, treatment and condoms are just tools – it is down to all of us as individuals to make it happen. It is what you do everyday that really makes a difference. You can stop HIV harming you and the ones you care about.

Published
15 May 2013
From
Terrence Higgins Trust

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