NAT statement on Public Health England, Sophia Forum and Terrence Higgins Trust’s new joint report HIV: women in the UK

Publication date

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Kat Smithson, Director of Policy at NAT (National AIDS Trust), said: 

“This report provides essential insight into the needs of women living with HIV – a group whose experiences are often missing from discussions around the design of HIV services and research. 

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Need to Improve Prevention and Testing to Combat Undiagnosed HIV Among Africans and Caribbeans

Publication date

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

New statistics released today from the Health Protection Agency (HPA) show that 42 per cent of all Africans diagnosed with HIV in the UK are diagnosed late.

Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT, comments:

“The alarming proportion of late HIV diagnoses amongst Africans in the UK results in increased illness and death as well as increasing the risk of onward transmission.  We need to expand HIV testing urgently outside sexual health clinics - GPs in particular need to start testing for HIV and become better at recognising the signs and symptoms of HIV infection.”