Category Archives: Epidemiology

Aids denialism in London – Is it really 2015?

Latest UNAIDS report shows that 35 million people are living with HIV in 2013. Since the start of the epidemic, around 78 million people have been infected with the virus that causes AIDS and 39 million people have died of AIDS-related illnesses. In the UK alone,

HIV: Don’t Live in Ignorance (Part 2 of 2)

In part 1 I put forward some reflexions triggered by my reading of Lord Fowlers’ new book AIDS Don’t Die of Prejudice and ended with a somewhat depressing view on our ability to quell the HIV epidemic without a major shift in how we respond to

HIV: Don’t Live in Ignorance (Part 1 of 2)

A reflexion on Lord Fowlers’ AIDS Don’t Die of Prejudice. Whilst looking for an opening sentence for this musing, I wondered who could be interested in Lord Fowler’s book on Aids in the year 2014. I checked the Amazon website and found that Fowler’s travelogue was ranked

HIV Home Testing: Opening Pandora’s Box?

HIV home testing may appeal to some people unaware of their HIV status and not prepared to visit a GUM clinic. However, home testing could lead to an increased attrition in the HIV cascade of care and treatment, as well as threaten sexual health and

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