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Uganda's success against HIV due to abstinence, behaviour change and community, not condoms

HIV prevalence in Uganda declined in the 1990s by 70%, thanks to community mobilisation and risk-avoidance at a population level, according to a study published

Published
30 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Dementia and neuropathy common in Ugandan HIV-positive patients

Dementia and sensory neuropathy are common among untreated HIV-positive individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, according to research presented this week at the American Academy of Neurology

Published
28 April 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Russia's hard line on drug use making HIV prevention difficult

Russia’s worsening HIV crisis is being exacerbated by government policy, police harassment and prejudice, according to a report released today by Human Rights Watch. The

Published
28 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Donated blood sample involved in HIV transmission, even though donation tested for HIV RNA

A case of HIV transmission in the US involving a blood donation that had been screened for HIV RNA is reported in the March edition

Published
26 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
HIV cases in England may be underestimated by 9,000

Remodelled epidemiological data published in the April edition of AIDS suggests that by 2004 there may be almost 9,000 more individuals living with HIV in

Published
13 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Multicentre UK HIV cohort involving over 13,000 patients established

A multicentre cohort involving over 13,000 HIV-positive patients has been established in the UK, and is described in the March 2004 edition of HIV Medicine.

Published
31 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Less HAART use, more unsafe sex, could mean 50% leap in new HIV cases in Aussie gay men

Widespread use of HAART by HIV-positive gay men in Australia led to a reduction in new HIV infections between 1996 and 1998, conclude Australian investigators

Published
15 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
London study finds that gay men answering HIV questionnaire on-line less likely to have been tested

The sexual risk behaviours of gay men who are HIV-negative or untested who completed a questionnaire asking about their sexual behaviour on the internet are

Published
11 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Women worldwide carrying burden of AIDS, says UN's Annan

Secretary General Kofi Annan marked International Women's Day on Monday by highlighting the increasing numbers of girls and women living with - and becoming infected

Published
10 March 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Men who have sex with men in India have high HIV prevalence and multiple risk factors for HIV

HIV prevalence is significantly higher among men who have sex with men in India than among men reporting only sex with women, according to a

Published
26 February 2004
By
Michael Carter

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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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