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Swiss experts say individuals with undetectable viral load and no STI cannot transmit HIV during sex

Swiss HIV experts have produced the first-ever consensus statement to say that HIV-positive individuals on effective antiretroviral therapy and without sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are

Published
30 January 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
English Appeal Court rules that HIV non-disclosure may be 'provocation' (amended)

Judges at London’s Court of Appeal have today ruled that non-disclosure of an individual’s HIV-positive status before having sex may be considered a relevant factor

Published
05 December 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
US and China announce changes to current HIV-positive visitor restrictions

Both the United States and China have announced plans to change current restrictions on HIV-positive visitors. However, whereas the US proposals will still require HIV-positive

Published
13 November 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Convictions for HIV transmission that rely on phylogenetic evidence are 'unsafe', says BMJ editorial

Convictions for the reckless transmission of HIV that rely on phylogenetic evidence are “inherently unsafe”, an editorial in the September 7th edition of the British

Published
07 September 2007
By
Michael Carter
HIV prosecutions are reckless, say campaigners

Judges, prosecutors and the police have been guilty of reckless conduct in carrying on with prosecutions of people for transmitting HIV, despite harmful consequences, two

Published
18 July 2007
By
Gus Cairns
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
Australia: HIV transmission prosecutions and migrants controversy set stage for IAS conference

Australia’s response to HIV is complicated by the division of governance between the Commonwealth (the national government) and the States. Health care is jointly

Published
10 July 2007
By
Sally Cameron
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
South Africa's Justice Edwin Cameron: 'irrational fear' and 'stigma' feed increasing calls for criminal HIV transmission laws

Laws criminalising behaviour that may transmit HIV are “the product, not of rational public health choices, but of irrational fears, which provide an inveterately poor

Published
29 June 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
UNAIDS and UK both issue draft confidentiality guidelines for patient record sharing

In lower- and middle-income countries, the scale-up of HIV testing and treatment is moving ahead at rapid speed. At the same time, information regarding individuals

Published
27 June 2007
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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