HIV care is at risk from the changes to the health service in England, specialists are warning.
The Masked Ball is back! The event, which is organised by the same team that brings you The Wig Party, returns on Sunday 27 October, 2013 and will be held at Café de Paris.
There are nearly 1 million African people living in the UK, spread all across the country. While HIV can affect anyone, it is an unfortunate truth that more African people in the UK have HIV than most other sections of the population.
A Heartlands Hospital HIV specialist has secured some big-name sporting stars to raise national awareness of HIV testing services and combat the myths and stigma which still dissuade people from getting tested.
Nearly half (46%) of the general public wrongly think you can get HIV from being bitten, spat at or coming into contact with a discarded needle and underestimate the impact unsafe sex has on HIV transmission, a new survey shows (14 Jan) .
A British team that is developing a handheld device for detecting HIV in the early stages of infection has been awarded £1m of funding.
New grants bring total grassroots investment in young organisations to over $4 million
David Cameron has used his World AIDS Day message to pay tribute “to all those who are working so hard to raise awareness of AIDS, to challenge stigma and to support those living with HIV to have full productive and happy lives.”
To mark Worlds AIDS Day (December 1, 2012), Women for Positive Action has released a commentary highlighting the shortage of women in HIV clinical trials (currently only ~20%)
The Terrence Higgins Trust, are working towards a world where people with HIV can live healthy lives free from prejudice and discrimination.
NAT has long been supportive of the annual HIV testing recommendation for gay men, and is now calling for an annual testing recommendation for sexually active African men and women in the UK.
The Guardian have put together a timeline this World AIDS Day from the very first report back in 1981 to the present date.
Waterstone’s historic Gower Street branch in central London is to become the first retailer to display the iconic UK AIDS quilt as part of its support for World AIDS Day 2011
Illegal HIV test kits imported from China for sale online could give an incorrect diagnosis, a Government health watchdog warned today
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments:
A strain of gonorrhoea is being called a “super-STD” as it rapidly spreads around the world and proves it is impervious to any current medication that is out in the market
The Medical Foundation for AIDS & Sexual Health (MedFASH) has reissued its popular booklet HIV in Primary Care, revised and updated for 2011.
The African Health Policy Network (AHPN) would like to express disappointment at the article published on 26th July 2011 in the Sun newspaper by Mr. Alastair Taylor.
HIV expert Rebecca Balira reportedly smuggled an African woman into Britain to use as her slave whist she also physically abused her, a court heard.
Do you want to improve your communication skills, including negotiating the sex you want? GMFA, the gay men’s health charity, today announced the launch of their new workshop, ‘Power Talking’, which will be delivered by GMFA’s CHAPS partners in 11 cities across the UK this autumn.
The University of Liverpool has launched an iPhone application - HIV iChart - that provides healthcare professionals and HIV patients with instant and easy access to information about drug interactions.
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