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Why HIV educator Len Tooley went on PrEP

Some Canadian physicians are already prescribing Truvada “off-label” as PrEP for some of their patients. Len Tooley is one patient of such a physician. He agreed to talk to PositiveLite.com about his decision to go on PrEP.

Published
15 February 2013
From
Positive Lite
NICE briefing on behaviour change

NICE's public health briefing on behaviour change summarises NICE's recommendations for local authorities and partner organisations on general principles that should be used when considering the commissioning, planning, content and evaluation of initiatives to support behaviour change at both individual and community-wide levels.

Published
14 February 2013
From
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
PrEP wars: debating pre-exposure prophylaxis in the gay community

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) was approved in the US in July, following trials showing its efficacy in preventing sexual transmission of HIV. But, as Gus Cairns finds out, it

Published
14 February 2013
From
HIV treatment update
Treatment as prevention: Experts in the UK agree it works

Roger Pebody summarises the statement released in January that should now guide how our doctors talk to us about treatment as prevention.

Published
14 February 2013
From
HIV treatment update
No trial after all! Case against Norwegian prosecuted for HIV exposure via oral sex thrown out

The case against Louis Gay, the Norwegian HIV positive man prosecuted for exposing his ex-boyfriend to HIV via oral sex, was finally dismissed today, a year after he was indicted. DNA testing had shown that Louis was not the source of his partner's infection.

Published
14 February 2013
From
Blogspot
Study: One-third of hepatitis B and C cases in Pakistan are preventable

Approximately one-third of all hepatitis B and C cases in Pakistan could be prevented by interventions directed towards a few modifiable risk factors, according to a recent study.

Published
14 February 2013
From
Vaccine News Daily (blog)
Media campaign on acute HIV infection symptoms has limited impact

A advertising campaign and website that aimed to raise awareness among gay men in Seattle, Washington, of the symptoms of acute HIV infection was recalled by a

Published
14 February 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Circumcision makes no difference to HIV infection in UK gay men

An analysis of an online and gay-venue survey of white, British-born, gay and bisexual men in the UK has found no association between whether they were circumcised

Published
14 February 2013
By
Gus Cairns
London councils take steps to improve help for HIV in the capital

Leaders of London’s councils today agreed to take decisive action together to improve HIV prevention services in the capital. As they take on responsibility for public health, London boroughs have recognised that the HIV prevention activity they are inheriting is not meeting the needs of Londoners. They have today initiated joint work to improve future commissioning of such services.

Published
12 February 2013
From
London Councils press release
Making recovery real: the public health future of drug and alcohol treatment

In October last year, the NTA held a series of events for service providers, commissioners, service users and others on Making Recovery Real: the public health future of drug and alcohol treatment.

Published
12 February 2013
From
National Treatment Agency

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