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In Africa, homophobia is driving gays to speak out

In response to harsh measures in 38 African nations, gays in other countries are increasingly emerging as activists.

Published
27 March 2014
From
Los Angeles Times
Should Prisoners Get Expensive Hepatitis C Drugs?

If used widely, a new generation of antiviral drugs has the potential to wipe out the deadly hepatitis C virus in the United States. But the high price of the drugs might prevent their use in prisons, which house as many as one-third of those who are infected.

Published
25 March 2014
From
Stateline
Russian annexation of Crimea threatens drug therapy for people suffering from addictions, illnesses

Supplies of the drugs they need for everyday functioning have been halted from mainland Ukraine since the end of February. With stocks on the peninsula set to run out within 10 days or less, 800 patients and their families are facing the end of what, for them, is a life-saving treatment.

Published
24 March 2014
From
Kyiv Post
Heavily pregnant immigrant carrying dead child wouldn't seek help as she was afraid she'd have to pay NHS under 'health tourism' rules

A heavily pregnant immigrant thought to be carrying a dead, unborn child was too afraid to seek medical help in the UK after being told she would have to pay the NHS thousands of pounds to remove the foetus, the High Court has heard.

Published
24 March 2014
From
The Independent
Injecting HIV Into Pakistan

Pakistan may have low prevalence of HIV/AIDS, with only about 9,000 officially confirmed cases, but the country is at high risk, particularly due to a growing number of injecting drug users (IDUs), say experts.

Published
24 March 2014
From
Inter Press Service
The economic costs and development impact of exclusion of LGBT people

The loss of labour productivity and output because of employment discrimination and the loss of life years due to early death or disability could generate costs of up to US$ 31 billion in India alone. These preliminary estimates were presented by Dr Lee Badgett from UMass Amherst, one of the major public research universities in America.

Published
20 March 2014
From
UNAIDS
Dapivirine vaginal ring safe and effective in tissue study, but maraviroc component doesn't work

Vaginal rings containing the experimental NNRTI dapivirine were well tolerated and blocked HIV infection of cervical tissue samples, but rings containing maraviroc did not produce adequate drug concentrations,

Published
20 March 2014
By
Liz Highleyman
Sluts, Stigma, and PrEP

When we talk about stigma and PrEP, the question we should be asking is, “Just what is it we are ashamed of?” Is it the sex? The gay sex? Or is it the realization that gay men find pleasure and fulfillment in anal sex and fluid exchange?

Published
19 March 2014
From
BETA blog
Women with circumcised partners less likely to have HIV, no less likely to use condoms

A study from Orange Farm near Johannesburg in South Africa, the area that hosted the first-ever randomised controlled trial of male circumcision for HIV prevention, which concluded in

Published
19 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
About 800 substitution therapy patients may become the first refugees from the Crimea!

In the Crimea opioid substitution therapy (OST) has been implemented for 9 years, with almost 800 drug dependent patients receiving the treatment daily. However OST and medicines for it are prohibited in Russian Federation, thus these drugs may be supplied only from the inland part of Ukraine.

Published
18 March 2014
From
EATG / International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine

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