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We Cannot Delay Any Further - Boys Should Be Given The HPV Vaccine Now

We have the medical evidence to prove that the HPV vaccine works and is also cost-effective.The HPV vaccine should be made available to boys through a school-based immunisation programme.

Published
20 June 2018
From
Huffington Post
HPV jabs will be offered to thousands of teen boys on the NHS as well as girls to protect against deadly cancer virus

Boys will now be offered the HPV vaccine for the first time in Britain. Previously only girls were given the jab with boys left at risk of cancer.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Daily Mail
Ten years on since the start of the HPV vaccine programme – what impact is it having?

Ten years ago the UK introduced the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination into the national routine programme, which is offered to adolescent girls in secondary school.This means that this generation will be well protected from developing cervical cancer in the future, which is caused by HPVs 99% of the time.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Public Health England
Syphilis and gonorrhoea cases at highest levels for decades, Public Health England confirms

The latest sexually transmitted infections (STI) surveillance report from Public Health England (PHE) confirms that cases of the bacterial STIs gonorrhoea and syphilis have continued

Published
14 June 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Why you can't put rising rates of gonorrhea and syphilis just down to PrEP

Matthew Hodson, Executive Director of NAM aidsmap, says PrEP doesn’t necessarily make men abandon condoms, and the reasons behind rising rates of STIs in England are more complex.

Published
12 June 2018
From
Gay Star News
Gay men get less HIV but more STIs after starting PrEP, meta-analysis finds

A meta-analysis of 17 studies of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) has found that,

Published
08 June 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Statement From ACON And AFAO CEOs In Response To Reports On PrEP And Condom Usage

While consistent condom use with casual partners has declined, the overall use of HIV prevention methods, including condoms and PrEP, among gay and bisexual men remains at close to 70 per cent. Annual 2017 NSW HIV data report shows the lowest number of new diagnoses among gay and bisexual men on record. This decline has continued in the first quarter of 2018.

Published
08 June 2018
From
ACON
Cuts to sexual-health services in England imminent

Some sexual-health clinics face closure or reduced hours as almost half the councils in England plan to cut spending, a BBC investigation reveals.

Published
06 June 2018
From
BBC
A personal take on the new Sexual Health Data release

The numbers of diagnoses of STIs are broadly similar to last year with a small decrease in chlamydia, an increase in ghnorrhea and syphilis and a sharp increase in attendances at clinics. My take on this is more people are getting tested and more people are taking their sexual health seriously.

Published
05 June 2018
From
Jim McManus (blog)
Dramatic increase in syphilis and gonorrhoea leave sexual health services at tipping point

These dramatic increases in syphilis and gonorrhoea are a huge concern and must provide a wake-up call to the Government about the importance of ensuring that high-quality, easily-accessible sexual health services are available for all those who need them.

Published
05 June 2018
From
British Association for Sexual Health and HIV
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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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