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30 years on and still more to do to educate gay men about HIV prevention

Thirty years after the discovery of virus, new research from NAT (National AIDS Trust) reveals that gay men are in the dark about new HIV prevention tools, with knowledge among 16-24 year olds particularly low.

Published
7 hours ago
From
NAT press release
Few patients attend HIV clinic after ED visit for postexposure care

Only half of people who were referred to HIV clinics for follow-up after presenting to the emergency department for nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis actually attended the clinic for care.

Published
15 April 2014
From
Healio
Forgotten Negatives: The Limits of Treatment as Prevention

The CDC’s High-Impact Prevention strategy takes aim at the stubborn HIV incidence rate in the United States. The only problem: it doesn’t include an ambitious plan for those at risk for the virus.

Published
02 April 2014
From
Treatment Action Group
Revisiting the safety spectrum: how gay men fall into different 'risk classes' for HIV

Gay men fall into different groups that are at radically different risk for acquiring HIV, Canadian research presented at the 11th International AIDS Impact Conference last week

Published
07 October 2013
By
Gus Cairns
US: Activists campaign for better access to 'HIV morning-after pill'

As rates of HIV diagnoses rise among gay men, advocates campaign to raise awareness for preventative treatment after unsafe sex.

Published
20 September 2013
From
The Guardian
Adult content warning: Gary tells DirtyBOYZ about his Party Times

From a free gay London gay scene magazine: a methamphetamine/mephedrone sx-party user talks frankly about his highs, lows and health worries.

Published
12 September 2013
From
David Stuart
UNITAID launches first-ever comprehensive report on HIV prevention products

The rate of new HIV infections in adults and adolescents has not fallen since 2007 but an unprecedented range of new products to prevent transmission of the disease could reduce the 2.5 million new HIV infections each year if they are made affordable, according to a report released today by UNITAID.

Published
27 August 2013
From
UNITAID
National Leaders Release Policy Statement on HIV Prophylaxis for Sexual Assault Survivors

The Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV), and National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) released a policy statement today, recommending that systems be established to ensure that survivors of sexual assault have universal access to medications to prevent HIV following rape.

Published
20 August 2013
From
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Three-drug ART regimen recommended for health care professionals exposed to HIV

The United States Public Health Service has updated its guidelines for managing health care personnel who are exposed to HIV, emphasizing the need for immediate use of postexposure prophylaxis with three or more antiretroviral therapy drugs for 4 weeks.

Published
09 August 2013
From
Healio
'This Is a Public Health Failure': New York City's Troubling Silence on Morning-After HIV Meds

Eight years into the CDC putting its stamp of approval on PEP as a measure to block HIV infection, why do so few people — especially gay men, who continue to make up the city's highest rate of HIV infections — know what it is or where to get it?

Published
23 July 2013
From
New York Magazine
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