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What works against self-stigma? First systematic review aims to find out

A systematic review of whether different interventions helped to overcome self-stigma in people in African and Asian countries who are living with or at risk of HIV has found that…

Koen Block: Reporting from the BREACH meeting ‘Beyond viral suppression’

The BREACH seminar ‘Beyond viral suppression’ took place on 3-4 May 2019 in Brussels, focusing on the quality of life of people living with HIV, mainly focusing on the situation…

Global LGBTI internet survey on happiness, sex and quality of life launched

A major Global LGBTI Internet Survey has just been launched and aims to give a voice to the community around the world Worldwide, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)…

Disclosure of HIV linked to longer relationships for African migrants living in France

Disclosure of HIV status did not precipitate relationship break-ups after an HIV diagnosis for sub-Saharan African migrants living in Paris in a study conducted by Dr Mireille Le Guen and…

Ageing with HIV: Testimonials of Stigma and Discrimination in Healthcare Settings

Thanks to substantial and rapid improvements in HIV treatment, it is now possible for people whose HIV is diagnosed and treated appropriately to live into old age. This is the…

Ageing with HIV Taskforce Meeting: Operationalising Ageing with HIV project R&D Outcomes and Identified Research Gaps

The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), held a meeting titled ‘Taskforce meeting: Operationalising Ageing with HIV project R&D Outcomes and identified research gaps' in Frankfurt, Germany, on 21 of March…

Many who recover from addiction still have chronic health problems, diminished quality of life

More than a third of those in recovery have health problems related to previous substance use. BOSTON – Alcohol and other substance-use problems take enormous psychological and societal tolls on…

The Lisbon Patient: Meet the man living with HIV who’s about to turn 100

Miguel walks with poise, sometimes leaning on a cane as he steadily moves down the hallway of a busy urban hospital outside Lisbon, Portugal. But other than the walking aid…

Vieillir avec le VIH: Brussels-based organisations met to discuss about ageing with HIV

This week the European AIDS Treatment Group participated in a meeting on “Ageing with HIV: What challenges? What ways forward?”, organised by two francophone organisations based in Brussels that work…

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of infection as…

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