[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of numerous diseases, including fatal cancers. It has been estimated that HPV is the cause of 5% of all cancer cases. Australia has recently started to vaccinate both boys and girls.

This European Immunization Week (24–30 April 2016) support our call for boys to be included in the UK vaccination programme

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[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Shocked HIV Charities Blast NHS For “U-Turn” On Drug That Prevents HIV

HIV charities are shocked and angry over a “shameful” NHS statement released on Monday announcing that the drug that prevents HIV infection will not be made widely available on the NHS.
NHS England published a decision on its website on Monday — following an 18-month consideration period — outlining its reasons for not funding Truvada in the majority of cases. The main reason cited was that “NHS England is not responsible for commissioning HIV prevention services”.

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[14 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Videos from HIV Prevention England

Dear colleague,
HIV Prevention England will be releasing a collection of videos on Monday 14 March featuring people living with HIV talking about how treatment has impacted their lives. The videos, which feature people of different sexualities and ethnicities, are being released to raise awareness that living with HIV is now manageable because of treatment and that treatment can play a role in preventing the onward transmission of HIV.
Alongside the videos HPE will also be sharing, via social media, information on how treatment can stop the spread of HIV.
Please find out …

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[1 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
BASHH 2016 CONFERENCE – 10th -12th July

Understanding GRINDR & TINDR for sexual health clinicians – Dr Adam Bourne, London.
Modernising patient pathways in sexual health – Dr John White, London
Eradication of HIV – Prof Lucy Dorrell, Oxford

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