World AIDS Day Vaccine

Publication date

Sunday, May 18, 2008
On the occasion of World AIDS Vaccine Day, Sunday 18 May 2008, Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of the National AIDS Trust confims the charity's support for the development of new methods of HIV prevention and calls on the government to intensify  its commitment to the development of a HIV vaccine which could save millions of lives. To find out more about the current situation with regards to vaccine research, read the comment piece from Seth Berkley of the International AIDS Vaccine Initative (IAVI) featured in the Guardians's 'Comment is free'.

NAT comments on World AIDS Vaccine Day

Publication date

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

 Deborah Jack, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust), comments:

‘An estimated 33 million people are living with HIV globally and 2.6 million people were newly infected with HIV last year. The past three decades have seen extraordinary advances in treatment and testing of HIV, and there has also been some significant progress on the challenging path to developing new tools to prevent HIV.

NAT welcomes new Northern Ireland Sexual Health Promotion Strategy

Publication date

Friday, December 5, 2008
On 1 December, World AIDS Day, the first ever Sexual Health Promotion Strategy and Action Plan for Northern Ireland was published1. This Strategy document is long overdue as in recent years there have been increasing numbers of sexually transmitted infections and high levels of teenage pregnancy in Northern Ireland. 


Publication date

Friday, November 15, 2013
This World AIDS Day (1 Dec), NAT (National AIDS Trust) is calling on the nation to #FactUp about the modern realities of living with HIV in the UK. The HIV campaigning charity has identified five facts which highlight how different living with HIV is today from when the virus was first discovered 30 years ago - and it is on a mission to get everyone to learn them.