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BHIVA: Fear of stigma and discrimination prevent Africans from testing for HIV in the UK

Fear of stigma and discrimination are preventing Africans in the United Kingdom from testing for HIV, according to a qualitative study presented to the Twelfth

Published
05 April 2006
By
Michael Carter
UK Government to be sued over lack of PEP policy for sexual exposure to HIV

Two HIV-positive gay men in the United Kingdom have announced that they plan to take legal action against the British Government's Department of Health for

Published
19 December 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HIV stigma, treatment and prevention

Review of the impact of stigma on HIV treatment, prevention and care in resource-limited settings.

Published
13 October 2005
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Travelling on HAART, particularly to the US, a 'negative practical and emotional experience.'

Fear of disclosure to immigration officials and/or travelling companions is leading to a significant minority of HIV-positive tourists on HAART to stop their treatment whilst

Published
27 April 2005
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Travel away from home linked with risky sex and HIV amongst men in Cameroon

Investigators in the Cameroon have found an association between overnight travel from home and being HIV-positive. The study, published in the January 1st edition of

Published
08 January 2004
By
Michael Carter
Asylum seekers should not be forced to take HIV test, say MPs

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on AIDS have rejected the idea that mandatory HIV testing should be forced upon migrants and asylum seekers entering the UK

Published
10 July 2003
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Lipodystrophy's social and psychological consequences shown by UK study

Lipodystrophy is not just an unfortunate complication of anti-HIV therapy, but can cause physical and psychological pain, leading to poor social functioning and isolation according

Published
15 April 2003
By
Michael Carter
Impact of immigration and international travel on UK HIV and STI epidemics

Worldwide travel has increased in the past decade due, in part to its increasing accessibility and affordability. Affluent, highly travelled gay men were among the

Published
10 July 2002
By
Robert Fieldhouse
Acclaimed AIDS Documentary Sparks Discussion Between Survivors and Younger Gays

The terrifying early years of the AIDS epidemic and how it ravaged San Francisco are the focus of the affecting documentary We Were Here.

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01 January 1970
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Advocate
Iran releases jailed HIV/AIDS doctor, family says

Arash Alaei, a pioneering HIV and AIDS doctor, has been released from an Iranian prison, his family said Sunday.

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01 January 1970
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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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