Vitamin B1

Alcohol consumption interferes with the absorption and storage of this vitamin, which is essential in the formation and maintenance of muscle and efficient use of carbohydrates as energy in the body. Requirements for this vitamin probably increase during feverish illness as the demand for carbohydrates increases.

Good food sources of vitamin B1 are whole grains, wholemeal bread, brown rice and pulses.

Vitamin B1 is also known as thiamin.

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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