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Broadcasts and digital media with information, news and discussion about HIV.

The origins of HIV

17 May 2024

Where did HIV come from? The most common form came from chimpanzees in central Africa, probably entering the human population between 1890 and 1920 as a result of people hunting chimpanzees.

IAS 2023: HIV viral load that is “suppressed but not undetectable”

25 July 2023

At IAS 2023, Dr Lara Vojnov from the World Health Organization (WHO) spoke to NAM aidsmap's Roger Pebody about viral load measurements and their relevance to transmission and WHO's statement on undetectable viral load.

aidsmapLIVE: Can we end HIV transmission by 2030?

31 October 2022

With Ian Jackson from NHS England; Aisha-monic Namurach from Common Ambition Bristol; Aled Osborne from Brigstowe; Dr Sanjay Bhagani from Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Deborah Gold from National AIDS Trust; and Dwayne-Wilson Hunt from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Mercy Shibemba shares facts on post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP)

18 October 2022

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a way of preventing HIV infection. PEP involves taking a four-week course of the drugs used to treat HIV very soon after possible exposure to the virus.

aidsmapLIVE: HIV prevention

12 September 2022

With Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma from the Black Health Activists Mentoring and Empowering Network; writer Gus Cairns; United Sex Workers trade union rep, Jason Domino; Chamut Kifetew from the Terrence Higgins Trust; and Professor Marta Boffito from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

AIDS 2022: Intimate partner violence

2 August 2022

At AIDS 2022, Professor Lucie Cluver from the University of Cape Town talks to NAM's Roger Pebody about violence and HIV.

U=U T-shirt making: fixing HIV stigma a stitch at a time

30 May 2022

Angelina Namiba from the 4M Mentor Mothers Network shows NAM aidsmap's Susan Cole how to create U=U t-shirts. This video is part of our HIV stigma project for Black women with HIV in collaboration with 4M, funded by Fast-Track Cities London.

Dr Vanessa Apea on U=U – HIV stigma project

1 April 2022

Dr Vanessa Apea shares facts about 'Undetectable equals Untransmittable' (U=U) in the first video from our new project for Black women living with HIV on stigma, in collaboration with the 4M Mentor Mothers Network.

Matthew Hodson talks about HIV transmission

6 December 2021

NAM aidsmap's Matthew Hodson talks about HIV transmission, including the conditions that need to be met for HIV to be transmitted, the main ways HIV is passed on and impossible routes of transmission.

aidsmapLIVE: HIV prevention special

8 November 2021

With Professor Sheena McCormack from the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit; Dr Vanessa Apea from Barts Health NHS Trust; Winifred Ikilai from the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda; and Gus Cairns from NAM aidsmap.

IAS 2021: Vaginal rings and oral PrEP

27 July 2021

Dr Lulu Nair of Stellenbosch University in Cape Town talks about vaginal rings and oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) at IAS 2021.

aidsmapCHAT: series 4, episode 2

7 June 2021

With consultant physician in sexual health and HIV at Barts Health NHS Trust, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan; human rights activist from Prevention Access Campaign, Deondre B. Moore; and co-founder of Access to Medicines Ireland, Robbie Lawlor.

aidsmapCHAT: series 3, episode 6

11 February 2021

With HIV doctor and health activist, Dr Oni Blackstock; HIV and LGBT activist, Josh Robbins; and HIV doctor and Chair of the British HIV Association, Dr Laura Waters.


1 December 2020

NAM aidsmap teamed up with award-winning animation studio Animade to produce U=U for World AIDS Day 2020. The film fights stigma with knowledge by reinforcing the ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ consensus statement that people with HIV on effective treatment can’t pass on the virus.

aidsmapLIVE: A long life with HIV

1 October 2020

With writer and activist, Bob Leahy; trans writer and campaigner, Juno Roche; HIV advocate and treatment rights campaigner, Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma; HIV doctor at The Royal Free Hospital with expertise in ageing issues, Dr Tristan Barber; and NAM's Executive Director, Matthew Hodson.

aidsmapCHAT: series 2, episode 2

3 September 2020

With international speaker and HIV activist from the Prevention Access Campaign, Davina Conner; sex worker, activist and PrEP advocate, Jason Domino; and sexual health and HIV doctor, Vanessa Apea.

Vaginal ring – Dr Zeda Rosenberg

30 July 2020

A vaginal ring containing the anti-HIV medication dapivirine provides a new HIV prevention option for women. Dr Zeda Rosenburg from the International Partnership for Microbicides tells us about the ring being approved by regulators and plans for its roll-out in sub-Saharan Africa.

aidsmapCHAT: series 1, episode 5

7 May 2020

With Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan, Consultant Physician in Sexual Health and HIV at the Royal London Hospital; Bruce Richman, Founding Executive Director of the Prevention Access Campaign and U=U campaign; and Ian Green, Chief Executive of the Terrence Higgins Trust.

Matthew Hodson talks about Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U)

17 March 2020

Having an undetectable HIV viral load means that HIV cannot be passed on during sex. In our video, NAM's Matthew Hodson talks about Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U).

aidsmapLIVE: World AIDS Day 2019 special

26 November 2019

With House Of Rainbow founding Pastor, Rev Jide Macaulay; HIV activist and actor, Jonathan Blake; HIV consultant and researcher, Dr Steve Taylor; youth HIV advocate, Becky Kroger; trans activist, Rebecca De Havilland; and NAM aidsmap's Executive Director, Matthew Hodson.

aidsmapLIVE: AIDS 2018 special

1 November 2018

With British HIV Association secretary and HIV consultant, Dr Laura Waters; activist and founder of iwantPrEPnow, Greg Owen; HIV advocate and Salamander Trust Associate, Angelina Namiba; HIV activist and advocate, Mercy Ngulube; founder of cliniQ, Michelle Ross; and NAM aidsmap's Executive Director, Matthew Hodson.

IAS 2017: HIV Community Forum

23 August 2017

Our HIV Community Forum shared information on HIV treatment and prevention from the 9th IAS Conference on HIV Science. With Dr Tristan Barber, from Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust; Memory Sachikonye, from UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB); and Gus Cairns and Roger Pebody, from NAM aidsmap.