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NAT welcomes new Northern Ireland Sexual Health Promotion Strategy
05/12/2008
On 1 December, World AIDS Day, the first ever Sexual Health Promotion Strategy and Action Plan for Northern Ireland was...
New Figures Show Increasing Number of People Living with HIV
25/11/2008
Growing number of hetrosexuals acquiring HIV within the UK The latest figures from the Health Protection Agency reveal that the...
Record Levels of HIV Diagnoses Among Gay and Bisexual Men as More Men Get Tested
25/11/2008
Younger gay men lead the way in getting tested The latest figures from the Health Protection Agency reveal that more...
NAT's Position on Current Restrictions on Blood Donation
12/11/2008
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments: "NAT is not convinced by the justification put forward for...
DfID Announce £220 Million New Fund for HIV Research
04/11/2008
DfID have announced a new £220 million fund for HIV research which will fund projects that are developing new prevention technologies.
Need to Improve Prevention and Testing to Combat Undiagnosed HIV Among Africans and Caribbeans
04/11/2008
New statistics released today from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show that 42 per cent of all Africans diagnosed with...
NAT renews its call for the EU to protect people living with HIV from discrimination
31/10/2008
NAT is calling upon the European Union to provide for the first time explicit protection from discrimination for people living...
HIV positive asylum seekers left destitute by local authorities
30/10/2008
Vulnerable asylum seekers are being left at risk of homelessness and destitution, following the House of Lords ruling in M...
New benefits system may mean unfairness and greater poverty for people living with HIV
27/10/2008
New benefits system may mean unfairness and greater poverty for people living with HIV.
Sex and relationships education in schools
23/10/2008
NAT welcomes compulsory sex and relationships education in schools... but asks what about same sex relationships?
NAT marks its 21st year and launches a report examining HIV in 2008
17/10/2008
To mark NAT's 21st birthday a new report "HIV... All Grown Up?" examines the HIV epidemic in 2008.
New HIV Testing Guidelines
01/09/2008
NAT (National AIDS Trust) welcomes the new UK National Guidelines for HIV Testing , published by British HIV Association (BHIVA),...
Review of the National Strategy for Sexual Health and HIV
31/07/2008
The Independent Advisory Group on Sexual Health and HIV published today the review of the National Strategy for Sexual Health...
Failure to Diagnose Early Stage Symptoms is Fuelling Spread of HIV
23/07/2008
The National AIDS Trust has today released the report "Primary HIV Infection". The report finds conclusive evidence that symptoms of...
Call for the European Union to prohibit discrimination against people living with HIV
03/07/2008
We the undersigned call upon the European Union to provide explicit protection from discrimination for people living with HIV from...
NAT urges EU to Protect People Living with HIV From Discrimination
02/07/2008
The National AIDS Trust is calling upon the European Union to provide for the first time explicit protection from discrimination...
National AIDS Trust says European Decision a Setback for Human Rights
27/05/2008
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected an HIV-positive Ugandan woman's claim to stay in the UK.
National AIDS Trust Welcomes Welsh Assembly Decision to Grant Health Care to Refused Asylum Seekers
20/05/2008
Health Minister Edwina Hart has today announced Wales will now allow refused asylum seekers to access free health care.
World AIDS Day Vaccine
18/05/2008
On the occasion of World AIDS Vaccine Day, Sunday 18 May 2008, Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of the National AIDS...
Britain and Condoms: The On-Off Relationship
01/05/2008
Nearly half (49 percent) of the British public don't always use a condom when with a new sexual partner, according...