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IAS conference in Sydney will go ahead despite Howard's latest comments on HIV-positive migrants

Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, repeated his belief on June 1st that HIV-positive migrants and refugees should be barred from entry to Australia. His comments

Published
04 June 2007
By
anu Liisanantti
Four Dutch men accused of 'premeditated' criminal HIV transmission via rape and injection

Four HIV-positive men in the northern Dutch city of Groningen have been arrested, and two have been charged with rape and "premeditated severe assault," following

Published
01 June 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Campaign to stop UK deportations of HIV-positive failed asylum seekers launched

The African HIV Policy Network (AHPN) has launched a campaign calling on the UK government to stop the deportation of people living with HIV to

Published
31 May 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Proposed changes to English public health law may adversely affect rights of HIV-positive individuals

A Department of Health consultation paper that sets out the English Government’s proposals for changes to the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 appears

Published
30 May 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
FDA upholds ban on gay men ever giving blood

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated its 24 year-old policy imposing a blanket ban on gay men giving blood. Organisations, including the

Published
24 May 2007
By
Michael Carter
Scientific evidence alone cannot prove liability in criminal HIV transmission cases

A briefing paper published today jointly by NAM and the National AIDS Trust (NAT) explains why criminal investigations of alleged sexual HIV transmission cannot be

Published
28 February 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Those who disclose their HIV status and sexual orientation have higher CD4 cell counts

Patients who are open about their HIV infection and sexual orientation have significantly higher CD4 cell counts over time than patients who conceal their HIV

Published
05 February 2007
By
Michael Carter
African TB patients in London often have misconceptions about their illness and feel stigmatised

African patients with tuberculosis (TB) in London often have misconceptions about the illness, failed to recognise symptoms of the infection, and felt stigmatised following their

Published
14 September 2006
By
Michael Carter
Equal access to PEP in UK legal spotlight

Next month, an individual will be taking the United Kingdom government to court, accusing it of failing to implement an equitable policy regarding access to

Published
26 April 2006
By
Edwin J. Bernard
BHIVA: Recent gay seroconverters explain why they became HIV-infected

Gay men are extremely aware of the HIV risks associated with receptive unprotected anal intercourse (UAI) but still do not practice safer sex for a

Published
06 April 2006
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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