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Moving on with my life: Getting cured of hepatitis C

Interviews with people who have had successful treatment for hepatitis C & what it means for them. Made for the annual conference of the London Joint Working Group on Substance Use & Hepatitis C, Held at The Guildhall London on 3 December 2018.

Published
07 December 2018
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Canada Becomes First Country To Endorse U=U

In recognition of World AIDS day, the Honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada’s Minister of Health, officially endorsed the Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) campaign.

Published
07 December 2018
From
HIV Plus Mag
George H.W. Bush Is Not Fondly Remembered by AIDS Activists

If you don’t know why, then watch this 1992 video of ACT UP’s Ashes Action outside the White House.

Published
07 December 2018
From
Poz
Young black gay and bisexual men in US 16 times more likely to acquire HIV

This is despite reporting the lowest number of sexual partners, new study says

Published
07 December 2018
From
Gay Star News
Australia: Indigenous HIV infection rate rises 41 per cent, sparking call for better prevention messaging

HIV infection rates in the Indigenous population increased by 41 per cent between 2013 and 2016, recent data from a report by the University of News South Wales's Kirby Institute shows.

Published
07 December 2018
From
ABC
Bulgarian Harm Reduction Drown in Bureaucracy: Interview with Yuliya Georgieva

The news came as a shock: all harm reduction programs were terminated this year in Bulgaria, an EU member state. Why? Yuliya Georgieva, a veteran Bulgarian harm reduction activist from the Centre for Humane Policy and the new co-chair of the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association, answered our questions.

Published
07 December 2018
From
Drug Reporter
Doubt cast on link between tenofovir disoproxil and bone fractures

Treatment with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) does not increase the risk of fractures, according to French research published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired

Published
07 December 2018
By
Michael Carter
UCSF HIV Lab Planning to Close

The facility is the second to have a federal contract involving fetal tissue research cancelled.

Published
06 December 2018
From
The Scientist
Lloyd Russell-Moyle tells Owen Jones: 'I came out as HIV positive to break down stigma' – video

Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle came out as HIV positive in a speech in the House of Commons. He tells the Guardian’s Owen Jones his diagnosis initially left him feeling like his insides had been ripped out but those fears gradually washed away and he has been able to live his life. He says he hopes his announcement can help break the stigma around HIV and help other people.

Published
06 December 2018
From
The Guardian
Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

Egypt, which has the highest rate of hepatitis C in the world, is carrying out an unprecedented campaign to detect and treat the disease in a bid to eliminate it by 2022. It aims to test the entire adult population — about 50 million people.

Published
06 December 2018
From
Reuters
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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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