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Hepatitis C carrier charged with spitting on police

15 July 2010
Journal & Chronicle, Lafayette
Criminalization of drugs and drug users fuels HIV; laws should be reviewed, say experts

Strict laws on the criminalization of drug use and drug users are fueling the spread of HIV and other serious harms associated with the criminal market and should be reviewed, say experts in a series of new articles.

13 July 2010
Science Daily
GLOBAL: Straight talk with Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO's new director of HIV

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) recently appointed Gottfried Hirnschall the new director of its HIV department. IRIN/PlusNews talked to him about the state of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and how countries need to respond to waning donor funding for HIV programmes.

08 July 2010
IRIN Plus News
Acclaimed AIDS Documentary Sparks Discussion Between Survivors and Younger Gays

The terrifying early years of the AIDS epidemic and how it ravaged San Francisco are the focus of the affecting documentary We Were Here.

01 January 1970
Iran releases jailed HIV/AIDS doctor, family says

Arash Alaei, a pioneering HIV and AIDS doctor, has been released from an Iranian prison, his family said Sunday.

01 January 1970

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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

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

NAM’s information is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Talk to your doctor or another member of your healthcare team for advice tailored to your situation.