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National AIDS Trust sets out vision for HIV in the Future NHS

On World AIDS Day (1 December) the National AIDS Trust (NAT) is releasing a call-to-action on how the needs of people living with HIV should be met by the changing NHS in England.

Published
02 December 2016
From
National AIDS Trust
Trump leaves AIDS advocates feeling anxious

The election of Donald Trump has left many people with HIV, their medical providers, and advocates feeling uncertain and anxious. Although Trump said little about HIV during the presidential campaign, his opposition to the Affordable Care Act and his conservative Cabinet picks suggest many of the advances of the Obama years may be rolled back. But all agreed that it is hard to predict specific details.

Published
01 December 2016
From
Bay Area Reporter
Mitchell Warren: We just don't know what President Trump will do on HIV, but 'the signs are worrisome'

During the US election campaign, plenty was said about emails and sexual harassment. But there was little or no talk on global health or HIV. That has left Mitchell Warren, the head of advocates AVAC, worried.

Published
25 November 2016
From
DW
How Much of a Disaster Will Trump's Drug Policies Be?

Those of us who care about helping people with addiction and using science to guide more humane approaches to drugs should be bracing for a tough fight ahead.

Published
24 November 2016
From
Vice
Could the FDA be dismantled under Trump?

Has President-elect Donald Trump put a bull’s-eye on the Food and Drug Administration? The agency is facing post-election upheaval. Public health advocates are bracing for a seismic shift: a surrender of the agency’s rules for off-label promotion of drugs; the importation of more drugs from other countries; and fewer requirements for clinical trials.

Published
22 November 2016
From
STAT
Will quackery guide Trump's global health policy?

The US remains one of the leading funders of global health but will this change on president-elect Donald Trump’s watch?

Published
21 November 2016
From
Bhekisisa
What's at Stake in Trump's America? HIV Community Leaders Share Their Opinions

By Election Day Nov. 8, after an eventful primary season and a noxious election cycle, it seemed that most HIV advocates were ready to get to work with a soon-to-be President-elect Hillary Clinton's soon-to-be administration, to continue the pioneering work activists forged under President Obama in addressing HIV in the U.S. Then the unthinkable happened. In the wee hours of Nov. 9, Donald J. Trump was declared the president-elect of the United States.

Published
21 November 2016
From
The Body
Who’s afraid of Mr Trump?

Will billions of dollars in US aid be slashed or redirected under President Trump? For aid agency planners, only one thing about the Trump presidency is certain right now: uncertainty.

Published
15 November 2016
From
IRIN
In a Trump Presidency, Portents of Stigma and Sickness for People Living With HIV

Do not listen when someone tells you it will all be okay. It will not. For people living with HIV and those that advocate alongside them, a Trump White House coupled with a Republican-controlled Congress is nothing less than a waking nightmare.

Published
14 November 2016
From
The Body
What the HIV/AIDS Community Is Saying About the 2016 Election Results

Trump did not mention HIV/AIDS in his campaign speeches and platform. What does this mean in terms of fighting the epidemic during the next four years? Below we compile a list of comments and press releases from HIV advocates and AIDS service organizations.

Published
10 November 2016
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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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