HIV in the News

News March, 2011

News Sat 26 - Fri 01 April

Wales accused of being ‘complacent’ as numbers being diagnosed with HIV rises Wales Online 

NAT's reader letter on Nadja Benaissa interview Guardian Weekend

Elton John to meet David Cameron over gay HIV rates Pink News

Shadow health minister Diane Abbott attacks cuts to HIV funding Pink News

Bill Gates to pull HIV prevention funding from India Pink Paper

News Sat 19 - Fri 25 March

NAT condemns government over budget's HIV discrimination Pink Paper

London HIV groups say funding cuts will lead to more infections Pink News

Elizabeth Taylor dedicated to Aids fight Independent, Pink Paper, Guardian

Doubling of UK HIV rate prompts routine testing call BBC News, Guardian, Metro, Independent, Pink News

California to create new rules for condoms in adult films Pink News

News Sat 12 - Fri 18 March

THT hold community launch for new HIV website Pink Paper 

Stonewall launch biggest ever survey of gay and bisexual men’s health Pink Paper

Meet the Hackney doctor keeping HIV in public eye Hackney Gazette 

Jakarta: Closing brothels ‘won’t stop HIV’ Jakarta Post

News Sat 05 - Fri 11 March

£1million ‘wasted’ over starved baby case Metro

New DLA will protect 'most vulnerable' BBC 

It's the tests that deceive, not the people claiming benefits The Guardian

Kenya: Aids to lose ‘special status’ in new plan Daily Nation

The reality of life with HIV for women in Africa Wales Online 

News Mon 28 - Fri 04 March

Homphobia widespread within UK African communities.  

The work capability assessment is a genuine source of anguish.  Guardian (Comment is Free)

Anne Milton reveals plans for sexual health strategy.  Children and Young People Now

HIV patients in the South African township of Umlazi live in fear of being robbed of their live-saving anti-retroviral drugs.  BBC
Thousands of people with HIV protest India, EU deal they say will restrict access to drugs.  Canadian Press