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UK: Foreigner's health issues insufficient to halt deportation

In an landmark decision, the UK Appeal Court decision has ruled that the deportation of a Nigerian man with sickle cell disease would not be a contravention of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Published
11 July 2019
From
Legalbrief
"Tiger Mandingo,” Who Got 30 Years For Not Telling Sex Partners He Had HIV, Is Free 25 Years Early

Michael Johnson, who was sentenced to an unprecedented 30.5 years for failing to disclose his HIV status to his sexual partners, was released today, 25 years early, after an appeals court condemned his original trial as “fundamentally unfair.” In a racially and sexually charged trial, he had received a longer sentence than many murderers do.

Published
11 July 2019
From
BuzzFeed
PrEP Trials Offer Insight for Reaching at-Risk Women in Sub-Saharan Africa

Reaching individuals at high risk of acquiring HIV infection continues to pose a challenge to uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). A new study looked at PrEP clinical trials in sub-Saharan Africa, examining recruitment strategies to reach women at high risk of contracting HIV.

Published
10 July 2019
From
Contagion Live
How I Lost Myself to India's Chemsex Scene and Overdosed, But Survived to Tell the Story

Inside the dark world of drug-fuelled sex parties where an increasing number of gay Indians want to feel belonged, drug abuse is more than just a health hazard.

Published
08 July 2019
From
Vice
What the Trans Community Needs to Know About New Expert Recommendations

New provider recommendations aimed at doctors caring for trans patients were published on July 1 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, including changes that overall make it easier to identify trans patients and provide medical care for trans individuals.

Published
08 July 2019
From
The Body
American College of Physicians Releases Comprehensive Transgender Care Guide

For the first time, the American College of Physicians has released a comprehensive guide for transgender care -- a significant endorsement of gender-affirming care from the nation's second-largest physician group.

Published
03 July 2019
From
The Body Pro
HIV rates rise among Middle East sex workers and clients

Poor access to HIV services for Middle East female sex workers is contributing to the spread of infection.

Published
02 July 2019
From
Nature Middle East
In Haiti, gay men infected with HIV are targets of discrimination

Despite many public health interventions in the region, people in Haiti that are infected with HIV are vulnerable to stigmatisation, particularly sexual minorities. The latter suffer considerable ostracism, which prevents access to care.

Published
01 July 2019
From
The Conversation
Once Engaged in Care, Trans Women Have High Rates of HIV Suppression

Continuum of care review finds 80% of transgender women in care achieve an undetectable viral load.

Published
01 July 2019
From
POZ
Young sex workers and gay men in Cameroon – at-risk, but with no services

New study highlights unmet HIV prevention and treatment needs of young key affected populations in Cameroon.

Published
01 July 2019
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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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