The 25th Annual Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) took place in Bournemouth, UK from 2 to 5 April.

Conference highlights

Ethnic and cultural minorities

Older black HIV-positive women have more mental distress than other women with HIV, but get less help for it.

Undetectable viral load & treatment as prevention

Most UK clinic staff now tell people about U=U, but not always in the same way.

Infant feeding

Breastfeeding with an undetectable viral load: some insights into the current UK situation.

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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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