HIV and mental health: why we must improve mental health services

HIV and mental health: why we must improve mental health services

By Calum Douglas Today is World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme - 'Mental Health in an Unequal World’ - is a fitting one. Like HIV, poor mental health can affect us all. Yet we know that its impact on different groups is...

Integrating HIV healthcare: before and after COVID-19

Integrating HIV healthcare: before and after COVID-19

By Cheryl Gowar, Policy & Campaigns Manager The delivery of healthcare is perhaps one of the most obvious ways that COVID-19 has changed how we now do things. Face-to-face appointments have been replaced by telephone calls and...

We must be ambitious in our action on HIV during the COVID-19 crisis

We must be ambitious in our action on HIV during the COVID-19 crisis

By Kat Smithson, Director of Policy Beyond the number of people dying, COVID-19 compounds inequalities that lead to poorer health outcomes more widely. This week saw the publication of a PHE review that describes a disproportionate impact...

What should be the priority in World Immunization Week?

What should be the priority in World Immunization Week?

By Cheryl Gowar This is World Immunization Week. As the number of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 moves closer to 200,000 and it continues to upend all our lives the question on everyone’s mind is when will we have access to a vaccination that...

Providing coordinated care for people living with HIV

Providing coordinated care for people living with HIV

by Cheryl Gowar “People living with HIV aren't separating things into this is the diabetic doctor, this is the cardiologist... they have a series of issues and concerns and health problems and if there was a holistic ways of addressing...