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UK: Hepatitis C diagnosis up by a third in two years

30 July, 2013

United Kingdom hepatitis C diagnoses have increased by a third between 2010 and 2012, according to a new report published by Public Health England.

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Resistance to male circumcision campaigns in Southern Africa

22 July, 2013

Male circumcision campaigns are failing to reach many men in Southern African countries despite compelling evidence that it can reduce the risk of HIV.

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UNAIDS calls for accelerated action on treatment access

15 July, 2013

UNAIDS has released a new framework that offers countries “practical and innovative ways” to scale-up treatment access.

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UK: New HIV risk among MSM injecting drug users

11 July, 2013

The National AIDS Trust (NAT) has warned that changing patterns of injecting drug use among men who have sex with men (MSM) may increase HIV prevalence rates in the UK.

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Cash incentives reduce new HIV infections by 39% in Lesotho

9 July, 2013

Cash incentives have been shown to reduce new HIV infections by 39 percent among young women in Lesotho, according to a study presented at the 7th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference in Kuala Lumpur last week.

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Greater African investment in the HIV response

5 July, 2013

The newly elected Kenyan government has this week committed to strengthening the national response to HIV and AIDS, health and development. T

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Patents are keeping new HIV drugs unaffordable warns MSF

3 July, 2013

Increased competition from generic drug manufacturers is the main factor driving down the prices of first- and second-line antiretrovirals (ARV).

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New WHO guidelines recommend earlier treatment

1 July, 2013

During the International AIDS Society meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, The World Health Organisation (WHO) released its new guidelines for HIV treatment and care.

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