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Kat Smithson

U=U, human rights, and criminalisation: highlights from International AIDS Conference


NAT hit Amsterdam 23-27 July 2018 for AIDS2018. This was my first foray into the hotpot of activism and energy...

Chris Hicks

Glasgow's major HIV outbreak amongst people who inject drugs shows no sign of slowing


In 2015, an HIV outbreak was detected amongst people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in Glasgow. Three years on the outbreak...

Yusef Azad

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


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

Charlie Alderwick

“Let’s do something dramatic” Sir Elton’s rallying cry


“Elton is always early” we were told by Anne Aslett, the Executive Director of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)....


Shining a light on women and HIV: NAT’s pledge to make women and HIV #InvisibleNoLonger


This week, a vitally important report has been published – entitled ‘Women and HIV: Invisible No Longer’, the report...

Chris Hicks

On World Health Day 2018 we demand that migrants have equal access to the NHS


World Health Day, organised by the World Health Organisation, is a global awareness day celebrated on 7th April each year...


Pressing for progress for women and HIV


Rosalie Hayes

International Women’s Day (8 March 2018) is a time to celebrate the achievements of women, but it’s also...

Yusef Azad

Our data isn't safe with the NHS - NHS Digital must be rebuilt


Confidentiality of patient information is one of the most ancient and important principles of medicine. If doctors tell other people...

Kat Smithson

Testing perpetrators of assault for diseases like HIV is pointless and harmful


A new Private Member’s Bill is attracting widespread attention and support, including a moving feature on BBC’s The...


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


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