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  • Government, leadership and policy
    During second year in office, Trump Administration continued discriminatory policies and practices against LGBT people and people living with HIV
    Fenway Health | 20 hours ago

    Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief demonstrating that in his second year in office, President Donald Trump continued to promote discrimination against LGBT people and people living with HIV. In some cases, these policies built upon anti-LGBT measures begun in 2017. In other cases, the Trump Administration found new ways to negatively impact U.S. citizens and federal contractors as well as the family members of LGBT foreign diplomats. His administration also engaged in practices that will increase anti-LGBT stigma and HIV stigma around the world.

  • HIV prevention policy
    Philippines: Beyond the new HIV and AIDS law
    Inquirer | 21 hours ago

    The new HIV and AIDS law is a welcome piece of legislation but much work needs to be done if we are to address the HIV crisis. Here are some challenges - and steps to deal with them.

  • Migrants, refugees and displaced people
    William Barr, Trump’s Attorney General Nominee, Held Immigrants in ‘HIV Prison Camp’
    Daily Beast | 21 hours ago

    Under Attorney General William Barr, 310 Haitian immigrants became prisoners of the world’s first detention camp for refugees with HIV. Now, a key Democratic senator wants answers.

  • Conference announcements and declarations
    The Global HIV Community is Getting a Divorce
    My Fabulous Disease | 21 hours ago

    The breaking point has been reached. After months of activism that has failed to convince the International AIDS Society (IAS) to withdraw their “AIDS2020” conference from San Francisco, activists have now announced an alternative conference, “HIV2020,” to be held in Mexico City at the same time as AIDS2020.

  • HIV treatment for children and young people
    UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents
    UNAIDS | 21 hours ago

    At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage.

  • Epidemiology
    UNAIDS, UNICEF and WHO urge countries in western and central Africa to step up the pace in the response to HIV for children and adolescents
    UNAIDS press release | 16 January 2019

    At a high-level meeting in Dakar, Senegal, UNAIDS, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries in western and central Africa to do more to stop new HIV infections among children and adolescents and increase HIV testing and treatment coverage. 

  • Diabetes
    As Waistlines Increase, Diabetes Sets In In Tanzania
    Health Policy Watch | 16 January 2019

    Fast-changing lifestyle coupled with improving household economies have propelled the rate of obesity which culminates in diabetes at an alarming rate in Tanzania, with urban areas leading the tally. Medical experts say the metabolic disease is a looming health hazard in the country.

  • Government, leadership and policy
    William Barr, Trump's Pick For DOJ, Ran 'HIV Camps' At Guantanamo
    Towleroad | 16 January 2019

    The Daily Beast just dropped the story that decades ago William Barr President Donald Trump’s pick to take over the reigns at Department of Justice used his past post “to indefinitely detain hundreds of HIV-positive asylum-seekers at a Guantanamo Bay detention center, deemed an ‘HIV prison camp’ by a federal judge who ruled the quarantine to be in gross violation of the U.S. Constitution.” This is just the tip of the iceberg for Barr’s criticism by LGBTQ politicians and organizations.

  • Chemsex and recreational drug use
    A call to action for effective responses to problematic chemsex
    International HIV Partnerships | 16 January 2019

    A position paper from organisers and participants of the 2nd European Chemsex Forum, Berlin 22-24 March 2018

  • Chemsex and recreational drug use
    Chemsex First Aid Is Part of Queer Men’s Long History of Activism
    Filter | 16 January 2019

    Two London sexual health professionals wrote Chemsex First Aid, a booklet that spells out “how to react when things go wrong in a chemsex session”.

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