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Accounting for Chemsex: Danish Chemsex Users’ Accounts of their Chemsex Engagement – Findings from a Qualitative Study

Accounting for Chemsex: Danish Chemsex Users’ Accounts of their Chemsex Engagement – Findings from a Qualitative Study


WHO: HIV-infected should start treatment earlier

It is estimated that 5.2 million people worldwide are now receiving treatment for AIDS (ARVs) that could save their lives. But more lives can be saved and the infection rate reduced if treatment start earlier according to the World Health Organisation WHO. Compared to the total number of HIV-infected. assumed to be at least 33 […]


Copenhagen stops supporting counseling for HIV-infected in 2011

Currently the 18th International AIDS Conference is taking place in Vienna. The conference was opened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who praised the progress made in the fight against the disease. He stressed, however, that it remains important to continue the fight and prioritize efforts. If the international community chooses to spend less money […]


HIV and AIDS in numbers

In 2008 two million people died worldwide of AIDS. It’s more than 166,000 men, women and children a month. Or 5479 deaths every day. The UN estimates that 2.7 million people became infected with HIV in 2008. This corresponds to 225,000 every month – or nearly 7,400 new infections every day or just over five […]


Ugandan HIV-activists face life in prison for handing out flyers

I don’t consider myself a lesbian, but I am a humanist (and an HIV-activist) and I was utterly shocked when I read today that three homosexual HIV-activists had been arrested in Uganda and may be facing a sentence of life in prison. For what crime you may ask? The answer is to prevent the spread […]


Oxfam: Susie Smith Memorial Prize for a piece of published work in the field of HIV and AIDS

Oxfam Great Britain is awarding the Susie Smith Memorial Prize for a piece of published work in the field of HIV and AIDS. The Susie Smith memorial prize of £3000 will be awarded to an already published piece of work on HIV and AIDS from sub-Saharan Africa. Any type of piece – (e.g. poetry, fiction, […]



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