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At gathering of HIV/AIDS pioneers, raw memories mix with current conflicts

At gathering of HIV/AIDS pioneers, raw memories mix with current conflicts.

Published
26 October 2016
From
Science Magazine
Some of the Americans who need PrEP the most face the greatest barriers to getting it

The personal values and moral judgements of healthcare providers are likely to interfere with the appropriate provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), Sarah Calabrese of Yale University told

Published
25 October 2016
By
Roger Pebody
NHS Under Pressure To Explain “Homophobic” Response To HIV Drug Ruling

NHS England is facing calls from leading HIV charities and a Conservative MP to explain why it heavily edited a press statement on a court ruling about an HIV prevention drug to include lines that have been described as “homophobic” and “irresponsible”.

Published
21 October 2016
From
BuzzFeed
To get to zero HIV infections, San Francisco needs to help the homeless

Reaching the goal of zero HIV infections by 2020—a goal experts say the city is poised to accomplish—will mean figuring out how to support some of our city’s highest needs cases: people who are homeless or marginally housed.

Published
19 October 2016
From
BETA blog
7 Insurers Alleged To Have Discriminated Against HIV Patients

The Affordable Care Act prohibits insurers from discriminating against people with serious illnesses, but some marketplace plans sidestep that taboo by making the drugs that people with HIV need unavailable or unaffordable, complaints filed recently with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights allege.

Published
19 October 2016
From
NPR
Decriminalization is a public health strategy

We can’t end the viral hepatitis epidemics unless we end the war on drug users.

Published
18 October 2016
From
Treatment Action Group
The Lancet: Migrants screened for active tuberculosis pose negligible risk of spreading infection but can still get disease later

Tuberculosis incidence in the UK has declined over the past four years, with fewer numbers of new migrants diagnosed with the disease. A new study, published in The Lancet finds that migrants arriving on visas to the UK from countries at high risk of TB and who were pre-screened for TB, pose a negligible risk of onwards infection, despite being at increased risk of developing TB themselves.

Published
13 October 2016
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Consultation on the CPS Policy on Prosecuting Crimes against Disabled People

Help the CPS improve their policy on prosecuting hate crime on the basis of a person's HIV status.

Published
12 October 2016
From
Crown Prosecution Service
Educational attainment associated with health outcomes after starting HIV therapy

People with HIV who have lower educational attainment have poorer outcomes after starting combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to data from a large European cohort collaboration published

Published
11 October 2016
By
Michael Carter
Philippines secret death squads: officer claims police teams behind wave of killings

Thousands of drug users and drug dealers have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte became president and, according to one officer, secret police teams are partly responsible

Published
04 October 2016
From
The Guardian

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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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