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The president who made people take his bogus HIV cure

The Gambia's former leader, Yahya Jammeh, who left the country a year ago after two decades in power, has been accused of many crimes. But one of the strangest was…

Man with HIV can train as airline pilot after ban is reversed

Man says he is ‘overwhelmed, shocked, elated and humbled’ by Civil Aviation Authority’s rule change The Civil Aviation Authority has given a man with HIV permission to seek medical approval…

UNAIDS PCB discusses discrimination in health-care settings

Discrimination in health-care settings is one of the major obstacles to ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030. Evidence shows that discrimination in health-care settings is…

Message on the occasion of Human Rights Day

10 December 2017 Michel Sidibé Executive Director of UNAIDS Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations The advances in the response to HIV have been unprecedented. In South Africa in 2000, just…

Latest issue of the Health and Human Rights Journal

The December issue of the Journal features two special sections: Romani People and the Right to Health, and HIV and Human Rights The Journal can be accessed here.

Survey on mandatory HIV disclosure in healthcare settings

HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE is conducting a short survey (6 questions) on the existence/non-existence of mandatory HIV disclosure in healthcare settings in Europe. If you are based in Europe, you are…

Fighting TB stigma: we need to apply lessons learnt from HIV activism

BMJ Global Health published an article on TB stigma and how lessons learnt from HIV activism can be successfully applied to confront the TB-related stigma.

Italian man sentenced to jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

An HIV-positive man has been sentenced to 24 years in jail for infecting at least 30 women despite knowing his status. The Italian man convinced women to have unprotected sex…

IAS publishes Bruno Spire’s suggestion for GIPA 2.0

In a blog post, IAS has published HIV+ researcher and activist Bruno Spire's proposal for a new, better and more functional GIPA Principles. The Greater Involvement of People with HIV/AIDS…

HIV JUSTICE Toolkit to support advocacy against HIV criminalisation now online

HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE launched a tool, HIV Justice Toolkit, aiming to support advocates to oppose HIV criminalisation at all levels – from educating communities and lawmakers to defending individual cases.…

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