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Not having enough food linked to poor treatment outcomes in New York

People who don’t have enough food to eat are less likely to have an undetectable viral load than other people living with HIV, according to a longitudinal

Published
23 June 2015
By
Roger Pebody
WHO Launches groundbreaking report: Sexual health, human rights and the law

The document results from of extensive research and consultation globally over a period of seven years. It establish conceptual references to guide the application of human rights and the the law to sexual health in relation to barriers to sexual services, information on sexual health and violence.

Published
22 June 2015
From
Sexuality Policy Watch
HIV home leaves a community divided

Fearful of catching the disease and suffering financial loss, angry locals in a Chon Buri village are pushing to evict the shelter.

Published
22 June 2015
From
Bangkok Post
Mykki Blanco Opens Up About Revealing His HIV Diagnosis: Exclusive

The rapper talks to MTV News days after making his status public to fans and the world.

Published
19 June 2015
From
MTV
Kenya HIV activists want data destroyed

Human rights activists have gone to court to get Kenya's government to destroy data which lists children who are HIV positive.

Published
19 June 2015
From
BBC
Remembering Alan Brotherton

Everyone at the Alliance is extremely saddened to hear news of the death of our friend and colleague Alan Brotherton yesterday in Sydney, Australia. Alan was a leading HIV, LGBTI health and social justice advocate. He joined the Alliance in 2008 as Senior Advisor: Policy, then later took the position of Senior Advisor: HIV Prevention until he left in 2010.

Published
16 June 2015
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
Recently diagnosed workshops

Take Control, Learn, Connect is a new programme of weekend workshops for people recently diagnosed with HIV.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Positively UK
Mykki Blanco Discloses That He's HIV Positive

Rapper, poet and performance artist Mykki Blanco made a difficult disclosure on Friday night, publicly revealing that he is HIV positive.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Rolling Stone
US funding for HIV treatment linked with employment gains in sub-Saharan Africa

We found that PEPFAR was associated with a 13 percent increase in employment among males in focus nations compared to non-focus ones. In contrast, no change in employment was observed among females. In addition, we found that increasing PEPFAR per capita funding by $100 was associated with a 9.1-percentage-point average increase in employment among males.

Published
15 June 2015
From
Brookings Institution (blog)
HIV-positive women bear brunt of stigma

South Africa’s first national HIV stigma survey has found that 7 percent of HIV-positive women surveyed reported being sterilised against their will. About 40 percent said contraception use had been a pre-requisite to accessing antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, contrary to national policy.

Published
12 June 2015
From
Independent Online

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