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India: HIV patient denied treatment, moves court

Patients infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) are being denied treatment by hospitals in the State, points out a petition before the Kerala High Court.

Published
21 September 2011
From
Times of India
Media campaign on disclosure and stigma changes gay men’s attitudes

A Canadian campaign which asked gay men “If you were rejected every time you disclosed, would you?” appears to have raised men’s understanding of the dilemmas which

Published
21 September 2011
By
Roger Pebody
Chinese HIV-positive man files discrimination suit

An HIV-positive man in China said Thursday he was suing local authorities for denying him a job as a primary school teacher, in a sign of growing assertiveness in the nation's AIDS community. If accepted by the court, the lawsuit will be the second such discrimination case heard in China.

Published
08 September 2011
From
Sin Chew Jit Poh
House of Lords says UK needs new national HIV prevention campaign, bigger push for testing

The United Kingdom government must give much greater priority to HIV prevention, and consider a new national campaign to inform the general public of the risks of

Published
01 September 2011
By
Keith Alcorn

Published
30 August 2011
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Manual Items
Living with HIV in South Africa: Perceptions and implications of HIV & AIDS as a manageable illness

Given the extremely high prevalence and incidence of HIV & AIDS in South Africa, coupled with relatively wide ranging access to anti-retroviral therapy (ART), many point to a HIV positive diagnosis transitioning from a ‘death sentence’ to a ‘manageable illness’ similar to other chronic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure.

Published
25 August 2011
From
Consultancy Africa Intelligence
Greg Louganis keeps on 'diving' against HIV/AIDS -

Despite all of the medical advances over the past 30 years in the battle against HIV-AIDS, or perhaps because of them, Greg Louganis is still worried for the younger generation. Very worried, in fact.

Published
24 August 2011
From
Windy City Times
India: Matrimonial meet for people living with HIV

The event provides a platform for people with HIV to find a life partner, community, love and happiness.

Published
30 July 2011
From
Times of India
UN Human Rights Council passes gay rights resolution

Despite opposition from African and Arab nations, the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution aimed at combating worldwide discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Published
20 June 2011
From
Deutsche Welle
Kenya: U.S. HIV/Aids Funding Agency May Force Nation to Mainstream Gay, Lesbian Rights

PEPFAR has issued new guidance that puts pressure on African countries to provide HIV prevention and treatment services for their "Most at-risk populations", including men who have sex with men.

Published
26 May 2011
From
Allafrica.com

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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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