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HIV and sexual health services require a long-term strategy

The future of HIV and sexual health services is far from certain, says Debbie Laycock, Head of Policy and Parliamentary Affairs at Terrence Higgins Trust
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Towards the 2030 health goals: European action on HIV and viral hepatitis

European action on HIV and viral hepatitis is at a necessary turning point to meet 2030 SDGs, writes Dr Masoud Dara of the WHO Regional Office for Europe 2030 is a milestone year for world leaders, and for all of us, as our action to end the AIDS and hepatitis...
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How do we reduce HIV transmission in Southern and Eastern Africa?

Better understanding of the factors at play will enable efforts to reduce HIV transmission in Southern and Eastern Africa, where incidence rates are highest The global HIV epidemic peaked at 3 million new infections in the year 2000. However, since 2010 the decline has stalled at 2 million new infections...
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The Swedish agenda to end AIDS by 2030

Gabriel Wikström, Minister for Health Care, Public Health and Sport, sets out the Swedish agenda to end AIDS by 2030 to Open Access Government Today we have the knowledge and tools to end AIDS by 2030, but to reach zero AIDS related deaths, stop the HIV epidemic and prevent discrimination,...
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Funding the future of HIV in the UK

Debbie Laycock, Head of Policy at the Terrence Higgins Trust sheds light on the future of HIV among budget cuts and already stretched key services  Many readers will remember HIV and AIDS in the 1980s – the gravestone adverts and the public health campaign that we recently heard Margaret Thatcher...
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Are we standing in our own way on the path to a cure for...

Although there are many reasons to celebrate the life-extending benefits from antiretroviral therapeutics (ART) for HIV/AIDS and the ability to chronically manage patients’ disease for decades, the majority of people around the world living with the virus do not have access to ART and those that do, have over...
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HIV-1 vaccine remains the best solution

Professor Tomáš Hanke of the Jenner Institute, University of Oxford discusses why the development of HIV-1 vaccine remains a high global health priority Since the first report of AIDS in 1981, an estimated 60 million people have become infected with HIV-1, of whom some 25 million have died. Over 90%...
NI has the largest proportional rise of HIV in UK

NI has the largest proportional rise of HIV in UK

An annual report from the Public Health Agency has revealed that Northern Ireland has had the largest proportional increase in new cases of HIV in the UK since 2000. More than 700 people in Northern Ireland received care for HIV last year. The figures were collated in the Public Health...
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Working towards a vaccine for HIV

Professor Tomáš Hanke of the Jenner Institute at the University of Oxford details the difficulties in developing vaccines for HIV. Since the first report of AIDS in 1981, an estimated 60 million people have become infected with HIV, of whom some 25 million have died. Over 90% of new infections...

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