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Issue 206: May 2011

Published: 01 May 2011

  • In this issue

    What connects the commonplace experience of hunting for jobs (Taking the plunge) with the rarefied world of gene therapy (HIV gene therapy)? One factor is our improving physical...

  • The new prevention?

    The Health Protection Agency (soon to become part of Public Health England) has proposed a radical shake-up in HIV prevention for gay men at the highest risk of...

  • Taking the plunge: how to return to work

    In February, HTU looked at how changes in benefits might affect people with HIV. We quoted a doctor and a patient rep who both said that if people...

  • HIV gene therapy

    In April’s HTU, we featured a news story, reporting that a group of patients had had their CD4 counts boosted by a form of gene therapy – and...

  • News in brief

    A large study of daily tenofovir/FTC (Truvada)used as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in women has closed less than halfway through after investigators concluded there was no chance of it...

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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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