The new European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) HIV clinical guidelines were released at the 15th European AIDS Conference which brings Europe into line with the rest of the world by recommending HIV treatment upon diagnosis for everyone living with HIV. Complete a short survey on your views on this. Continue reading HIV treatment for all living with HIV says EACS. What do you think?
Find out more about the reasons for the Oslo Declaration, and why HIV criminalization is doing more harm than good to public health and human rights. – See more at: http://www.hivjustice.net/oslo/#sthash.XctSRDY7.dpuf Continue reading HIV criminalisation? More harm than good.
For many of us living with HIV there is always the niggling thought at the back of our heads that other people will talk about our status, often behind our backs, and if we are particularly unfortunate it may even … Continue reading Is HIV stigma still a problem in Dublin?
Stigma experiences, well-being and medication adherence in gay men living with HIV If you live in England, Northern Ireland, or the Republic or Ireland and are over 18 years of age, been living with HIV for over a year, and … Continue reading QUB research into stigma in gay men living with HIV
Sorry everyone, life has been getting in the way of posting. Living here in Gibraltar, I have not been brilliant at taking some time to sit down and record how life is. Perhaps that is because it has been so good recently. Well so good in comparison to what it was when the blog was first started. However, I aim to record some thoughts at least once every two days from now on as I have always found it to be helpful in keeping me sane. Today I give thanks for Andrew. For without him and his love, I would be nothing today. Indeed, I doubt very much if … Continue reading Thank you Andrew: a return to blogging
Recent experience of getting HIV meds prescribed in Gibraltar. I have found it to be relatively easy to navigate the system. Continue reading Can I navigate the Gibraltar system for HIV care?
For all those who insist on posting comments on my blog about tribal medicinal cures: I won’t publish them. Please desist. Continue reading Tribal medicinal cures: desist please.
As part of LGBT History Month, Unison Northern Ireland is showing a film, We Were Here by David Weissman, which is a deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to … Continue reading Film from Unison for LGBT History Month
Northern Ireland’s only HIV-specific support organisation, Positive Life is carrying out a survey on HIV patients’ experiences in hospital settings with the aim of getting the best possible care for all living with HIV here in Northern Ireland. The research … Continue reading The best possible care for those living with HIV in Northern Ireland
Earlier this evening, The Queen’s University Literific Society was debating the motion, This House Believes we will see the end of AIDS I was invited to speak in the debate, which is how they are marking World AIDS Day. It … Continue reading This House Believes we will see the end of AIDS