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Health experts warn UK politicians that chemsex is leading to a rise in hepatitis C

They say gay men need a health promotion campaign similar to the ‘tombstone’ HIV adverts of the 1980s to raise awareness Health experts in the UK have called for a…

Republic of Moldova to fund HIV prevention services for key populations

The Republic of Moldova’s National Health Insurance Fund has announced that it will finance HIV prevention services provided by nongovernmental organizations for two projects for key populations. The services will…

Male circumcision programs: beneficial for women

A new paper published in The Lancet Global Health suggests that greater access to voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for men in sub-Saharan Africa has put women at lower risk…

STI warning as clinics close in London and self-testing is delayed

Six long-established sexual health clinics have shut as part of a move from face-to-face consultations to online services People are being denied care at overburdened sexual health clinics after a…

Population Council advances non-antiretroviral multipurpose prevention technology for HIV and STI prevention to clinical trial

First in-human clinical trial of griffithsin, a naturally occurring anti-HIV protein, which limits risk of cross-resistance to antiretroviral (ARV) products NEW YORK, NY, 12 October 2017—The Population Council today announced…

UNAIDS and UNFPA launch road map to stop new HIV infections

Global HIV Prevention Coalition holds first meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to find ways to strengthen and sustain political commitment for HIV prevention   GENEVA, 10 October 2017—As part of global…

EATG signs on call to action for reconsidering primary HIV prevention

Reconsidering primary prevention: Call to action for the global HIV response The world needs a new phase in the evolution of the HIV response – one that reinvigorates prevention by…

HIV i-Base: September/October 2017 issue of HIV Treatment Bulletin now online

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base every two months. HTB reviews the most important advances in the clinical management of HIV and access to…

Virally suppressed people have “effectively no risk” of transmitting HIV, says US CDC: but how many are suppressed?

Over 60% of gay men have viral suppression, but less than 30% of under 25s The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) used 27 September, National Gay Men’s…

HIV Research in the Era of PrEP: The Implications of TDF/FTC for Biomedical Prevention Trials

September 27, 2017 – The effectiveness of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with the antiretroviral drug combination TDF/FTC (Truvada) raises questions regarding the design and conduct of trials of other candidate biomedical HIV…

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