HIV-negative men who have sex with men (MSM) living in Vancouver, Canada are redefining ways to negotiate sexual safety and risk, according to qualitative research recently published by Dr Benjamin Klassen and colleagues in BMC Public Health. Condoms are no longer seen as the only means of preventing HIV infection.
“The HIV epidemic is a human rights epidemic. An epidemic of human rights loss, denial, derailment and in some instances abuse and violation.”
Compared to national averages, Bronx youngsters are less sexually active, have had fewer lifetime sexual partners and are more likely to have been tested for HIV, according to the CDC. But compared with the four other New York City boroughs, the Bronx has the worst poverty, housing instability, life expectancy and exposure to community violence
In his State of the Union address, President Trump announced a bold plan to end the scourge of H.I.V. by 2030, a promise that seemed to fly in the face of two years of policies and proposals that go in the opposite direction and could undermine progress against the virus that causes AIDS.
A new Russian harm reduction program for Muscovites engaging in chemsex is getting started in a country known for skyrocketing rates of new HIV infection, as well as pervasive prohibitionist and queerphobic policy.
More unisex toilets in the public space, anti-bullying strategies and preventing loneliness among LGBTI+ elderly among the initiatives
Recently there has been talk of changing the laws on poppers, rescheduling them as a serious illicit drug and criminalizing their possession.
The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation, Léo Heller, will focus his 2019 Human Rights Council report on the human rights to water and sanitation in spheres of life beyond the households, in particular in public spaces.
36-year-old still on practitioners' register but no longer has the certificate to practise and cannot access patient records
Campaigners said the leak would discourage LGBT+ people living with HIV from seeking help, fearing that their details will be compromised
Health-care providers would be able to refuse to provide treatment, referrals, or assistance with procedures if these activities would violate their stated religious or moral convictions.
The harm reduction book is meant to give plain advice for those that "party and play" to help prevent HIV.