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Jackie Morton – Disclosure? No exposure!

Sharing your HIV status ought to be a personal choice in every case and our decision not to disclose our status to our two sons survived for nine years until my admission…

Jackie Morton (RN, DN MBA, HIV+) – What triggered my heart attack?

On Monday 5 November 2018, whilst attending a routine screening appointment with my practice nurse at the local GP surgery, I had a heart attack. The pain started between my…

APOSTOLOS KALOGIANNIS – JusticeForZak: the role of social media, dispersed communities, civil society and traditional institutions in the quest for truth and justice

If it weren’t for a) the video documents as tools for negotiation b) this subtle pressure from a distance that is exerted by a dispersed audience -a quasi-community- we would now…

MARK JOSEF RAPA – ‘There is no Brexit option in dealing with HIV and AIDS’ (Bill Clinton)

The International AIDS Conference continues to provide key findings in the development of HIV treatment and prevention, but not just that. It also brings clinicians, researchers, and activists together to…

BRYAN TEIXEIRA – Migration and HIV: blogging from the World AIDS Conference in Amsterdam

Decades into the AIDS epidemic, how we understand the reality we face and who are most at risk are changing, and fast. We are used to cleaner, simpler strategies: some…

IAN HODGSON – Navigating the International AIDS Conference: a guide for first timers

This guide is designed for people relatively new to the AIDS conferences. It provides some guidance for navigating what still is the largest global conference addressing a single topic.  …

Gus Cairns reports from the Sexual Health Workshop at the ILGA Europe 2017 Conference

Workshop on Sexual Health, ILGA Europe Conference, Warsaw, Thursday 2 November 2017 The workshop was well attended and with a high level of engagement and interest in participants. I and…

Bryan Teixeira – Report from the Key Populations Symposium in Paris

Our communities have been fairly successful at martialling our energies to profile the needs of people living with HIV. These energies were based on the early Denver Principles that initiated…

Jackie Morton – A year of activism in 2016

EATG Chair Jackie Morton has summed up her experience as a leading HIV activist (and a new grandmother) in 2016 with a few images and some text. These are her personal…

Tamás Bereczky – BMJ Blogs – Patient advocacy and the HIV community

http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2017/01/09/tamas-bereczky-patient-advocacy-and-the-hiv-community/