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Time from HIV infection to diagnosis cut 17% in US

The average time between HIV infection and diagnosis decreased 17% in the United States from 3 years and 7 months in 2011 to 3 years in 2015, according to data…

MEP gets HIV test, calls for focus on key populations, including MSM and trans people

This morning, Co-President of the LGBTI Intergroup Daniele Viotti MEP got an HIV test in the framework of the European HIV/hepatitis testing week. The week has officially been endorsed by…

Who is taking an HIV test in England and where?

No sign that recommendations on frequent HIV testing are being followed by gay men at higher risk of HIV infection The range of settings in which people test for HIV…

Second HIV test helps prevent incorrect HIV diagnosis in infants

Confirmatory HIV testing can substantially reduce the number of infants in South Africa who may be falsely diagnosed as HIV-infected and started on unneeded treatment, according to a new study…

Statements from the European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week Working Group

The European Testing Week Working Group has released two statements supporting safer and voluntary testing for key and most affected populations for HIV and hepatitis. The first is a statement…

Transgender women take triple the number of HIV tests as trans men

Blacks and Hispanics seek twice the amount of HIV tests as whites in transgender community, study finds BUFFALO, N.Y., October 31, 2017 – A new University at Buffalo study has shown…

Home HIV tests might increase access to screening

People can test themselves at home to see if they’re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnosed infections, researchers say. In a study of a…

Self-testing app to be introduced across 60 cities with high HIV rates

On World Development Information Day, we look at an innovative HIV self-testing app being introduced to all UNAIDS Fast-Track Cities which aims to bridge the divide between testing, treatment and…

Atomo HIV Self Test granted CE Mark

CE Marking for world’s only integrated HIV Self-Test from Atomo Diagnostics gives access to safe, accurate and reliable self-testing -- Atomo HIV Self Test granted CE Mark; will facilitate rollout…

Testing Week Statement on Most Affected Populations – Read and Share

Anticipating the upcoming European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week, an alliance of NGOs has issued the following statement in support of reaching out to and involving most affected populations in HIV and…