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HIV, PrEP, and the Right to Health

25/06/2019

This blog was originally published on HuffPost.

It is seven years since PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) – the drug taken...

Kat Smithson

Put words into action on prevention and fund public health

10/05/2019

80 organisations from across the health sector have issued a consensus statement telling the Government to fund...

Kat Smithson

The NHS long-term plan is a missed opportunity on prevention. The Spending Review must not be.

07/01/2019

In November Matt Hancock, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, called the additional £20.5bn announced for the...

Yusef Azad

The People Vs The NHS – are we still fighting for PrEP?

25/06/2018

Do we have PrEP in England?  Well, yes and no. We have the PrEP Impact trial which currently has...

Rosalie

Calling all teachers! Schools resources for World AIDS Day 2017 now available.

10/10/2017

Our World AIDS Day resources are great tools to help you educate your students about HIV on December 1st....

Kat Smithson

Don’t quit while ahead but invest to build on HIV prevention successes

03/07/2017

In two years, investment in community based HIV prevention decreased by over a third in London. This coincided with significant...

Yusef Azad

Should we worry about the effect of PrEP on STI rates?

29/03/2017

One argument you see amongst those critical or worried about the introduction of PrEP is that it will result in...

Sarah Radcliffe

Why Doesn’t NHS England Want to Be Responsible for Preventing HIV?

02/08/2016

In March 2015, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced the first national diabetes prevention programme. Reflecting on the...

Yusef Azad

National HIV prevention - grateful for small mercies?

22/07/2016

Some readers will recall the campaign NAT led at the end of 2014 to prevent national HIV prevention spending being...

Yusef Azad

PrEP: Further delay, further HIV transmissions

10/06/2016

NAT responds to the Government announcement of a NICE Evidence review on PrEP