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Have Tent, Will Do Pop-up HIV Screening

One Tent Health provides pop-up HIV screenings of Washington, DC, residents in its eponymous 10-foot-by-10-foot white tent. Area college students volunteer to conduct the screenings, and the DC Department of Health (DOH) provides the rapid antibody test kits free of charge.

Published
08 November 2018
From
JAMA
Majority of US young adults who use drugs are not tested for hepatitis C or HIV

Only about a third of adolescents and young adults diagnosed with opioid use disorder in the United States are screened for hepatitis C virus (HCV) or HIV, even

Published
19 October 2018
By
Liz Highleyman
Older people less likely to be offered an HIV test in English sexual health clinics

Despite their mandate to offer HIV testing to all attendees, sexual health clinics in England are less likely to offer a test to older patients, according to

Published
12 October 2018
By
Roger Pebody
"I approached him when he was in his good moods": how pregnant women introduce HIV self-tests to their partners

Providing HIV self-testing kits to pregnant women to encourage HIV testing in their male partners is acceptable to men and women in Uganda, but women who are

Published
21 September 2018
By
Keith Alcorn
World AIDS Day 2018 theme encourages everyone to know their HIV status

This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on 1 December, will be “Know your status”.

Published
17 September 2018
From
UNAIDS
UK: Black Straight Men Face Highest Rate Of Late Diagnosis of HIV

A study has revealed that black African heterosexual men are most likely to be diagnosed of HIV late

Published
13 September 2018
From
The Voice
Doing it for themselves: Communities pioneer new HIV testing approach in Vietnam

People from the men who have sex with men, female sex workers and people who inject drug communities were trained to use HIV test kits and to counsel their peers to take a test.

Published
12 September 2018
From
AVERT
How social media is helping gay Chinese men fight HIV

International study highlights role crowdsourced campaigns can play in helping men overcome their reluctance to get proper testing

Published
04 September 2018
From
South China Morning Post
HIV diagnoses in gay men in the UK decreased by a third in two years

New HIV diagnoses in the UK have fallen again, with the greatest reduction seen in gay and bisexual men. Previously diagnoses in this group increased

Published
04 September 2018
By
Roger Pebody
Giving gay men self-test kits increases testing by 50% – but STI tests decrease

Gay men who were offered HIV home-testing kits took 50% more tests than men who only took HIV tests at clinics or community organisations, a randomised

Published
21 August 2018
By
Gus Cairns
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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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