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  • Statement on the announcement of extra £20 billion funding for NHS

    The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) is calling for prevention and social care to be included in how the NHS spends its £20 billion ‘birthday present’.

    19 June 2018 | The Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)
  • SA healthcare: It’s not collapsed, merely distressed — Motsoaledi

    While Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi this week claimed that government health services were just ‘distressed’, a Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) report listing shocking failings has been tabled in Parliament, with Health Ombudsman Professor Malegapuru Makgoba describing the system as ‘collapsing’.

    11 June 2018 | Medical Brief
  • Elton John Just Blasted The Government For "Savage Cuts" To Sexual Health Services

    "This fight is being harmed by a lack of investment," the rock star said at the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Lecture on HIV.

    09 June 2018 | Buzzfeed
  • Navigating Mixed Messages About HIV

    We are required to both downplay the seriousness of HIV and to stress its terrible impact. Here’s the view I favor.

    08 June 2018 | Poz
  • Switzerland: Black lists kill

    Many patients have difficulty paying their health insurance premiums. Some cantons have therefore drawn up black lists. The listed patients will then only receive medical services that are classified as emergency measures. For the doctors this is an ethical dilemma, for an HIV patient in Graubünden it ended fatally - he died at the Chur Cantonal Hospital end of 2017. The therapy initiated after a long back and forth came too late, he could no longer be saved.

    08 June 2018 | Positivrat Schweiz
  • First Minister under pressure as HIV Scotland at risk over Government funding cut

    An award-winning charity for people living with HIV is under threat of closure after losing its core funding from the Scottish Government. HIV Scotland, which has received around £270,000 a year from the Government, informed supporters it had been unsuccessful in a recent bid for resources and had to make redundancies.

    07 June 2018 | Herald Scotland
  • Cuts to sexual-health services in England imminent

    Some sexual-health clinics face closure or reduced hours as almost half the councils in England plan to cut spending, a BBC investigation reveals.

    06 June 2018 | BBC
  • South Africa: End Of PEPFAR/USAID Funding For Health4Men

    The Anova Health Institute is sad to announce that funding from USAID for sections of our Health4Men programme will be coming to an end, effective the 30th of September 2018. This funding allowed us to establish Centres of Excellence with dedicated clinical services for the men who have sex with men (MSM) community in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

    30 May 2018 | Anova Health Institute
  • Industry Interview: Tom Viola and the Evolution of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

    For the past thirty years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has been a vital part of the theatre community, and Tom Viola, the organization's executive director since 1996, has been around to nurture its growth since the organization's inception in 1988.

    29 May 2018 | Broadway World
  • How antiretrovirals have cut the HIV/AIDS burden on SA's economy

    Lost earnings attributable to HIV and AIDS as a result of either death or inability to work have declined significantly globally as countries scale up antiretroviral therapy. In 2005 HIV and AIDS were believed to have resulted in about $17bn in lost income, but the figure is projected to fall to $7.2bn in 2020.

    29 May 2018 | Business Day
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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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