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Who has to pay?

How NHS overseas visitors charges apply to migrants and asylum seekers in England.

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23 hours ago
From
NAT
HIV-positive youth are less likely than adults to achieve viral suppression on antiretroviral treatment

While adolescents and young adults are about as likely as older people to be linked to care after being diagnosed with HIV in the United States,

Published
28 August 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
Jailing of gay men in Senegal poses setback to HIV fight in Africa

Campaigners warned that Friday's verdict, based on a police discovery of condoms and lubricant in the house where the men were arrested, was a hammer blow to groups promoting safe sex.

Published
28 August 2015
From
Reuters
Botswana prisons: Foreign inmates win case for free HIV treatment

Botswana's court of appeal has upheld a ruling that foreign prisoners should receive free treatment for HIV/Aids, rights lawyers say.

Published
28 August 2015
From
BBC
3 Reasons Gay Teen Boys Don’t Get Tested for HIV

HIV rates are increasing among young men who have sex with men (MSM), but only one in five gay male teenagers have been tested for the virus, according to findings of a study by Northwestern University and the Center for Innovative Public Health Research.

Published
28 August 2015
From
Poz
Comprehensive Sex-Ed Laws Vary Widely Across the United States

2015 was a good year for national sex-ed expansion, shows a comprehensive new report by the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS). But advocates warn that the quality and quantity of education kids receive on the topic still differs dramatically from state to state.

Published
26 August 2015
From
Poz magazine news
Canada: New study finds majority of women living with HIV who also inject drugs face legal obligation to disclose HIV status to sexual partners

A new study presented to the IAS conference in Vancouver, Canada found that 44 per cent of women within a research cohort of people who use injection drugs living with HIV in Vancouver would be legally obligated to disclose their HIV status to their sexual partners. Within the study, 65 per cent of male participants compared with only 45 percent of female participants satisfied the Supreme Court of Canada’s legal test for HIV non-disclosure. This says that people living with HIV must disclose their HIV status to a partner before sexual activity unless both a condom is used and a low HIV viral load is present.

Published
26 August 2015
From
HIV Justice Network
Where Do I Fit In? PrEP and Transgender Men

There aren’t guidelines about Truvada-based PrEP use for transgender men who have sex with men because there haven’t been any studies specifically looking at how the drug works in our bodies. In fact, major PrEP clinical efficacy trials have not included transgender men in any of their study populations to date.

Published
26 August 2015
From
BETA blog
High rate of mental health issues found among some PEP users

Researchers in Boston found that people who sought PEP had a high rate of mental health issues. The Boston team strongly encourages healthcare providers who prescribe PEP to screen and treat potential patients for mental health issues.

Published
26 August 2015
From
CATIE
Pregnancy is a Missed Opportunity for HIV-Infected Women to Gain Control Over their Condition

Pregnancy could be a turning point for HIV-infected women, when they have the opportunity to manage their infection, prevent transmission to their new baby and enter a long-term pattern of maintenance of HIV care after giving birth—but most HIV-infected women aren’t getting that chance. That is the major message from a pair of new studies in Philadelphia, one published early online this month in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, and the other published in July in PLOS ONE.

Published
26 August 2015
From
Drexel Now
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