NAM news and opinions

It’s time to make PrEP available to all who need it

Published: 17 July 2018

Edited September 2018;

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Coming soon: news from AIDS 2018

Amelia Jones
Published: 09 July 2018

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) is being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 23 to 27 July 2018.;

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Meaningful involvement of women living with HIV in research – a PRIME example

Greta Hughson
Published: 27 June 2018

Dr Shema Tariq is a postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellow & Honorary Consultant HIV Physician at the UCL Centre for Clinical Research in Infection and Sexual Health in London.;

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BBC documentary celebrates a very English fight for HIV prevention

Gus Cairns
Published: 26 June 2018

The documentary that goes out at 9pm on BBC2 tomorrow, The People vs The NHS, shows how a disparate group of people from very different walks of life banded together to force the English National Health Service to provide PrEP. That’s pre-exposure prophylaxis, the pill that has contributed to significant falls in HIV diagnoses in gay men.;

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We need to change the narrative about HIV

Matthew Hodson
Published: 11 June 2018

It’s often remarked that HIV doesn’t get the same level of news coverage as it used to in the 1980s and 1990s. If true, it’s likely that this is down to the fact that good news isn’t as ‘newsworthy’ as bad news. Ever since the arrival of effective combination therapy in 1996, the news has been mainly positive – and the public discussion of HIV has been muted as a result.;

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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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