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David Cameron says approving PrEP on NHS will “make a difference”

David Cameron has announced that he will push the NHS for a decision on PrEP availability “in this month if possible”.

During the Prime Minister’s Questions… 395 more words

30th anniversary celebration of PATF honors Dr. Tony Silvestre

Hundreds gathered at the WQED studios in Oakland on Thursday, April 14th at a fundraiser to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force… 427 more words

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Black Lives Matter: What's PrEP Got to Do With It?

From the Black AIDS Institute

Los Angeles, April 19, 2016—Today the Black AIDS Institute, in partnership with Gilead Sciences, is releasing its 2016 report on the State of AIDS in Black America: “Black Lives Matter: What’s PrEP Got to Do With It?” The report focuses on what Black communities need to know about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and other new biomedical HIV prevention tools. 104 more words

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National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day: The realities of our lives

From the HRC blog

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention caused a media firestorm when it announced that Black men who have sex with men in the United States now have a 50 percent chance of being diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime. 267 more words

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Targeting social media may increase HIV testing among gay men

From Reuters Health

Promoting HIV testing on some of the same social media sites that men who have sex with men and transgender people use to meet friends and sex partners can raise testing rates in these communities, according to results of a U.S. 484 more words

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Social apps can also be a solution to the problem

From care2.com

…Men who have sex with men and trans women are two of the most at-risk groups for contracting HIV. This is due to a complex range of factors including historic under-service by public health campaigns, a general lack of targeted sexual health advice for young LGBTs and criminalization of LGBT identity and HIV-positive individuals, among others. 179 more words

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Gay men follow HIV prevention regimen, if MDs prescribe it

From Reuters

Out of more than 1,000 gay and bisexual men surveyed, only 83, or fewer than one in 10, reported that they use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). 193 more words

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