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Gay Men, Substance Use, and Harm Reduction: It's Time to Act Img
Men Who Have Sex With Men

Gay Men, Substance Use, and Harm Reduction: It's Time to Act

"Placing more attention on meeting the sexual health and holistic wellness needs of gay men affected by sexualized substance use is critical," writes the associate director of Ontario's Gay Men's Sexual Health Alliance.

NHS England Doubles Places on IMPACT PrEP Study to 26,000 Img
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NHS England Doubles Places on IMPACT PrEP Study to 26,000

Although the move means that more Britons might be able to access free PrEP, this study is also controversial for being seen as a way to delay full government approval.

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This Week in HIV Research: Getting Smart(Phone) About HIV Detection

A cellphone attachment that detects HIV RNA; HIV-2 does indeed often progress to AIDS; CD4 count declines and incident hepatitis C coinfection; the global demographics of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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This Week in HIV Research: The PrEP Sex/Race Gap

PrEP access appears far from equal in the U.S.; HIV treatment and viral suppression disparities in Europe; how today’s hepatitis C treatments affect mortality; sex-based differences in cognitive impairment.

Jodian Pinkney, M.D.
Jamaica

Jamaican Study of Serodiscordant Couples Highlights Challenges of PrEP Awareness

A poster presented at the annual IDWeek conference in San Francisco illustrated the lag between the World Health Organization's recommendations and PrEP uptake in an urban setting in Jamaica.

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Hepatitis C

More Than 30 Years Later, the UK Government Opens Inquiry Into Blood Contaminated With HIV and Hepatitis C

On Sept. 24, the first widespread inquiry into how thousands of people in the United Kingdom received contaminated blood in the 1970s and 1980s began with a preliminary hearing and a commemoration event dedicated to the victims.

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade Img
Women

Canadian Study Examines Why Some Women Fall Out of the HIV Care Cascade

In a study of more than 1,400 women living with HIV, nearly 30% did not achieve viral suppression and some groups of women had greater challenges with adherence and staying in care.

HIV Diagnoses in UK Drop for Third Year: Among All Ages, Risk Groups, and Ethnicities and Across Most UK Regions Img

HIV Diagnoses in UK Drop for Third Year: Among All Ages, Risk Groups, and Ethnicities and Across Most UK Regions

Preliminary data released by Public Health England show that HIV diagnoses dropped by 17% in 2017 compared to 2016.

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Medicines Patent Pool Model May Expand Beyond HIV Medications

The Medicines Patent Pool, which negotiates licenses with the manufacturers of new drugs that allow other companies to produce generic versions for distribution in low- and middle-income countries, is looking to expand beyond HIV drugs to medications...

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Public Health Approach = Do the Best for the Most People Using Resources Efficiently

While almost 60% of people living with HIV globally are on treatment, the numbers for new seroconversions averted and HIV-related deaths are no longer improving.