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Press releases and statements about HIV and related topics


Sex and relationships education in schools
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
To mark NAT's 21st birthday a new report "HIV... All Grown Up?" examines the HIV epidemic in 2008.
New HIV Testing Guidelines
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
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
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
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
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
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
Health Minister Edwina Hart has today announced Wales will now allow refused asylum seekers to access free health care.
World AIDS Day Vaccine
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
Nearly half (49 percent) of the British public don't always use a condom when with a new sexual partner, according...
National AIDS Trust Comments on Search for an AIDS Vaccine
Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of the National AIDS Trust, comments: “Almost 7,000 people are newly infected with HIV everyday. Now...
National AIDS Trust Gives Guidance for Professionals on Asylum Seekers and HIV
The National AIDS Trust has today, 21 April, published HIV and the UK Asylum Pathway. More people than ever before...
National AIDS Trust Welcomes Landmark High Court Judgement
The High Court has ruled that failed asylum seekers are entitled to free NHS treatment.
HIV Still Increasing Among Gay men
HIV Still Increasing Among Gay menIn response to the initial 2007 figures on HIV, released by the Health Protection Agency...
National AIDS Trust Welcomes Asylum Commission Report
The National AIDS Trust welcomes the interim report published today from the Independent Asylum Commission.
Public Policy Announced on the Criminal Prosecution of Sexually Transmitted Infections
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has announced new public policy and guidance to prosecutors to explain how it deals with...
Next Generation Microbicides offer new New Hope for Womens Sexual Health
On International Women's Day, 8 March 2008, the National AIDS Trust calls on Government and pharmaceutical companies to support trials...
Dame Denise Platt wins Public Servant Award
Dame Denise Platt has been named Public Servant of the Year in the 2008 Dods and Scottish Widows "Women in...
Over 90 percent of the british public do not fully understand how hiv is transmitted
The National AIDS Trust announces today [17 January], findings from their Public Attitudes Towards HIV Survey, which shows more than...