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PEPFAR reauthorisation approved by President Bush; HIV travel ban will end

President Bush today signed into law a President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief re-authorised by Congress for five years with more than twice the funds

Published
30 July 2008
By
Keith Alcorn
Gay Men’s Sex Survey: new data on knowledge of the law, use of poppers, oral sex and testing for hepatitis C

New data on gay and bisexual men in the UK show that many men have significant information needs around the law on HIV transmission, and

Published
21 July 2008
By
Roger Pebody
Swiss court rules all people with HIV can be criminally liable for transmission, even if untested

Switzerland's highest court - the Federal Court in Lausanne - has ruled that a man who was unaware of his infection when he had unprotected

Published
18 July 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Kenyan woman wins landmark wrongful dismissal case

An HIV-positive former waitress has won a precedent-setting case in the Kenyan High Court, after suing her doctor for unlawful disclosure of her HIV status

Published
11 July 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
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
Texas jury concludes saliva of HIV-positive man a ‘deadly weapon’, sentenced to 35 yrs jail

A 42 year-old HIV-positive man from Texas who spat at a police officer during his 2006 arrest for being drunk and disorderly has been sentenced

Published
16 May 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Guidelines on prosecuting criminal HIV transmission for England & Wales finally published

Last Friday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for England and Wales published its long-awaited policy statement and legal guidance for prosecutors for cases involving the

Published
19 March 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HIV disclosure rates higher for gay men than Africans in London

The overwhelming majority of gay men and Africans with HIV in London have disclosed their HIV status to at least one other person, according to

Published
18 March 2008
By
Michael Carter
Decriminalise reckless HIV transmission, argues HIV legal expert

A new book on the criminalisation of HIV transmission by Dr Matthew Weait, senior lecturer in law and legal studies at Birkbeck College, University of

Published
22 February 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Reckless HIV transmission case dismissed due to insufficient evidence (amended)

The case against an HIV-positive man charged with grievous bodily harm for allegedly ‘recklessly’ sexually transmitting HIV was dismissed at Manchester Crown Court last Thursday

Published
11 February 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard

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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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