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Magic Johnson Still Thriving 19 Years After Stunning The World

On November 7, 1991, the sports world was turned upside down when Magic Johnson abruptly retired from the Lakers. Fast forward 19 years later, and Magic is still around, which might be more stunning than his initial announcement.

Published
09 November 2010
From
SB Nation
Bush's memoirs: Confronting Aids 'a key element of my foreign policy'

George Bush writes in his memoirs that he hoped his Aids policy 'would serve as a medical version of the Marshall Plan'

Published
08 November 2010
From
The Guardian
GLOBAL: Straight talk with Gottfried Hirnschall, WHO's new director of HIV

The UN World Health Organization (WHO) recently appointed Gottfried Hirnschall the new director of its HIV department. IRIN/PlusNews talked to him about the state of universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care, and how countries need to respond to waning donor funding for HIV programmes.

Published
08 July 2010
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IRIN Plus News
UK restrictions on access to healthcare result in migrants delaying HIV tests and treatment

UK government policies restricting the entitlement of foreign nationals to healthcare are adversely affecting both individuals' health and public health, researchers report in the journal

Published
24 June 2010
By
Roger Pebody
Alternative treatments are commonly, but covertly, used alongside ARVs in London

Alternative treatments such as herbal remedies are commonly used by patients from southern Africa in London, but imbalanced power relationships discourage discussion of their use

Published
07 January 2010
By
Roger Pebody
Stigma drives HIV-positive gay men’s sexual risk-taking

HIV-positive gay men’s experiences of stigma and rejection by sexual partners strongly influence their involvement in casual sex and discourage them from practicing many risk-reduction

Published
06 March 2009
By
Roger Pebody
Fear and stigma creating hepatitis C transmission risk for HIV-positive gay men

Stigma is contributing to the sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus amongst HIV-positive gay men, a small qualitative study published in the journal Culture, Health

Published
25 September 2008
By
Michael Carter
HIV-positive Caribbean people in the UK experience high levels of stigma

HIV-positive people of Caribbean descent are keenly aware of HIV-related stigma in their communities, and believe it is based on “a particularly Caribbean cocktail of

Published
02 July 2008
By
Roger Pebody
When serosorting is seroguessing

Gay men attempt to reduce their risks of acquiring or transmitting HIV using information about HIV status, the Eighth AIDS Impact Conference in Marseille heard

Published
11 July 2007
By
Gus Cairns
Making partners use condoms: a struggle for HIV-positive women

A small, qualitative study of HIV-positive women in the United States has found that most were sexually abstinent or practiced safe sex exclusively, while nearly

Published
02 July 2007
By
Derek Thaczuk

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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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