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Do not use HIV tests bought over the internet, warns UK medicines regulators

Medical regulators in the UK have issued a warning to the public not to use HIV self-testing kits bought over the internet. The Medicines and

18 August 2008
Michael Carter
Ban on home testing for HIV in UK `is not justified`, says a researcher

The UK ban on HIV self-testing should be reviewed, according to an opinion piece from a public health researcher at Liverpool University. The author, Lucy

19 January 2007
Michael Carter
Home-based HIV testing in Uganda quadruples HIV diagnoses, gets ARVs to children

A pilot project in Uganda which took voluntary counselling and testing into the homes of people already receiving care for HIV has nearly quadrupled the

19 September 2006
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

This content was checked for accuracy at the time it was written. It may have been superseded by more recent developments. NAM recommends checking whether this is the most current information when making decisions that may affect your health.

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