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HIV Sector and Policy Makers meet on World AIDS Vaccine Day
18th May 2010
On World AIDS Vaccine Day (18 May), NAT (National AIDS Trust) is hosting an event to discuss progress on the...
Young Gay Men Let Down by Scrapping of Compulsory Sex and Relationship Education
8th April 2010
Clauses in the Children, Schools and Families Bill dropped in the pre-election ‘wash-up’ Yesterday clauses in the Children, Schools and...
New Equality Act will Benefit People Living with HIV
7th April 2010
The Equality Act is expected to receive Royal Assent tomorrow NAT (National AIDS Trust) is today celebrating the completion of...
HIV is one of the biggest health challenges facing women
8th March 2010
Next UK Government must sustain commitment to new prevention research On International Women’s Day, NAT calls for the next Government...
Government Amendment Dilutes Sex and Relationship Education
23rd February 2010
NAT disappointed by amendment to Children, Schools and Families Bill A new Government amendment to the Children, Schools and Families...
Groundbreaking Step to Prohibit the use of Pre-Employment Health Questionnaires
20th January 2010
New legislation looks set to remove a significant barrier in recruitment for HIV positive people by outlawing the use of...
Scottish HIV Conviction Raises Serious Concerns
19th January 2010
The conviction today in Scotland of Richard Devereux on four counts of culpable and reckless conduct raises serious concerns.
NAT calls for NHS to do more to reassure patients about confidentiality
8th January 2010
Confidentiality a serious concern for people with HIV A report released today by NAT (National AIDS Trust) calls for the...
NAT Welcomes lifting of US Travel Ban
5th January 2010
The 22 year old ban on allowing people living with HIV into the United States has been lifted. HIV infection...
Seven Priorities for a New Government to Tackle HIV in the UK
21st December 2009
Election offers opportunity to get better on HIV in the UK NAT is concerned that HIV in the UK has...
Sustained Effort Needed to Develop Microbicides
14th December 2009
Results of microbicide trial were announced today. The results of the MDP301 trial of PRO2000 gel were announced today. This...
On Human Rights Day NAT Condemns Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill
10th December 2009
The British Government must put pressure on the Government of Uganda directly NAT is deeply concerned about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill...
Over 1 in 1,000 people living with HIV in the UK
27th November 2009
New figures out today from the Health Protection Agency New figures released today by the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show...
Globally downward trend in new HIV infections, but not in UK
24th November 2009
NAT comments on UNAIDS 2009 Epidemic Upate The UNAIDS 2009 AIDS Epidemic Update, released today, shows new HIV infections down...
Government has 70 days to deliver promises on sex education and equality
18th November 2009
The Queen’s Speech marks just 70 days left of the current Parliament before a general election must be held. Deborah...
NAT Welcomes Compulsory Sex and Relationships Education as part of the National Curriculum
5th November 2009
Personal, Social, Health and Economic education (PSHE education) will be made compulsory in schools from September 2011 Ed Balls confirmed...
NAT Welcomes lifting of US Travel Ban
2nd November 2009
President Barack Obama has announced that the 22 year old ban on allowing people living with HIV into the United...
NAT Welcomes new EU Strategy for Tackling HIV
27th October 2009
The EU Commission has renewed its efforts to fight HIV and AIDS in the EU and neighbouring countries by adopting...
NAT Welcomes SaBTO Public Meeting on Blood Donor Exclusions
27th October 2009
Following today’s public meeting Blood Donation – Selection, Deferral and Exclusion held by SaBTO (Advisory Committee on the Safety of...
NAT Welcomes Thai Vaccine Trial Results
20th October 2009
Following the announcement this morning of detailed analysis of the phase III Thai HIV vaccine trial, Deborah Jack, Chief Executive...