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D for death, not A B or C, is main cause of decline in Ugandan HIV prevalence

Mortality, not behavioural change, is the main cause of the decline in HIV prevalence seen in Uganda during the last decade, a study from the

Published
24 February 2005
By
Gus Cairns
HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa are substantially underreported

HIV/AIDS related deaths in South Africa are commonly attributed to TB or other AIDS-related conditions without any reference to underlying HIV disease on the death

Published
10 February 2005
By
Theo Smart
Ethnic differences in HIV sexual risk-taking amongst gay men help to explain ethnic differences in UK HIV incidence and prevalence

UK gay men of black Caribbean and African ethnicity are more than twice as likely, and gay men of Asian ethnicity are three-times less likely,

Published
21 January 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HPV load predicts risk of high-grade cervical disease in HIV-positive women

HIV-positive women with high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) have higher levels of human papilloma virus (HPV) in the cervix than women without cervical disease, according

Published
17 January 2005
By
Christopher Gadd
Time to end dispute over ABC and condoms, say international experts

A consensus statement signed by over 140 HIV/AIDS experts from 36 countries has called for ideological disputes over HIV prevention programmes to be replaced by

Published
26 November 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
One in four HIV infections undiagnosed in UK

Over a quarter of all HIV cases in the UK are undiagnosed, according to figures released from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) today. These figures

Published
25 November 2004
By
Michael Carter
Five million new HIV cases in 2004, women and girls bear the brunt

An estimated 39.4 million people are living with HIV, according to the annual global AIDS epidemic report published by UNAIDS in advance of World AIDS

Published
23 November 2004
By
Michael Carter
One in five syphilis cases in Chicago gay men due to oral sex

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) has found that at least one in five cases of primary and secondary syphilis among gay men in

Published
25 October 2004
By
Gus Cairns
Hepatitis A outbreak reported among gay men in Norway

Following a similar report from London, the Norwegian Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology has reported an outbreak of sexually transmitted hepatitis A among gay men.

Published
25 October 2004
By
Gus Cairns
French study finds older patients are diagnosed later and have slower immune reconstitution

A French study of 3015 patients on first-line highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), of whom 401 (13%) were over 50, has found that CD4 T-cell

Published
08 October 2004
By
Gus Cairns

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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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