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I Found Love (and Love of Self) After HIV, and You Can Too

In his first time writing publicly about his HIV status, Aaron Anderson details how he learned to love after being diagnosed with HIV.

Published
15 February 2019
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The Body
Positively UK appoints a new CEO

Positively UK is excited to announce the appointment of Silvia Petretti as the new CEO

Published
12 February 2019
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Positively UK
A Trailblazing HIV Doctor Who Helped Thousands Access PrEP Has Died At Age 44

Dr Mags Portman, a hero of the LGBT and HIV community, leaves behind a husband, two children, and a legacy: getting PrEP into the hands of those who need it.

Published
12 February 2019
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BuzzFeed News
The European AIDS Treatment Group names new Executive Director

The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is delighted to introduce our new Executive Director, Pieter Vanholder.

Published
11 February 2019
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EATG
Greg Millett On What Black People Can Learn About HIV Outreach

The vice president and director of public policy at amfAR knows what needs to change in HIV education.

Published
07 February 2019
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HIV Plus
Navigating rules and reality: HIV disclosure, infectiousness and legal obligations in Sweden

Despite generally positive relationships with HIV clinic staff, men living with HIV in Sweden report that when it comes to rules regarding disclosure and legal obligations, clinicians

Published
06 February 2019
By
Krishen Samuel
Chemsex: Reading the signals

Gay men can find it very difficult to seek help when ‘chemsex’ becomes addictive. Leon Knoops explored the issue at Hit Hot Topics.

Published
05 February 2019
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Drink & Drug News
AIDS expert Colfax to lead San Francisco Department of Public Health

AIDS expert Dr. Grant Colfax is returning to San Francisco to lead the city's Department of Public Health. The news maintains decades-long LGBT leadership of the health agency.

Published
31 January 2019
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Bay Area Reporter
Barriers to HCV treatment access from the drug user's point of view: stigma, complex lives and damaged veins

Despite access to hepatitis C treatment, many people who inject drugs still perceive numerous barriers to starting treatment, including the attitudes of healthcare workers, the

Published
24 January 2019
By
Keith Alcorn
What stops people with HIV adhering to long term antiretroviral therapy?

Long term adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important in both reducing morbidly and mortality in people living with HIV and reducing transmission rates. A new study published in AIDS Research and Therapy explores people’s reasons for non-adherence to ART through a cohort in Uganda. They find travel, stigma, poor adherence education, and alternative medicine to be prominent factors.

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22 January 2019
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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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