Health care practitioners are split when it comes to opinions on which provider should take the lead in prescribing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), which is administered to people at high risk for HIV. Read More
A woman from Devon whose husband contracted HIV and hepatitis after receiving contaminated blood by the NHS will give evidence at a public inquiry.
Sue Threakall’s husband Bob, who was a haemophiliac, died in 1991 at the age of 47 – six years after contracting HIV. Read More
Popular Guyanese make-up artist, 28-year old Lolita Callender also known as Lolita Skelton and ‘Lola Doll’ appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards in Tortola, British Virgin Islands Monday, charged with attempting to falsify her HIV test results, by having a man personate her and take the test under her name. Read More
Teachers living with HIV are trapped in a whirlwind of unfair treatment at the hands of colleagues in the workplace, where they are often ostracised and stigmatised.
A study by Zvisinei Moyo and Juliet Perumal from the University of Johannesburg has revealed that school staff-rooms remain hubs of stigmatisation against teachers living with HIV. Read More
The Governor of the Centre Region, Naseri Paul Bea has called on the population of the Mefou and Akono Division in the Centre Region to adhere massively to the sensitisation campaign against STIs/HIV, dubbed “Social Vaccine”, spearheaded by the First Lady, Chantal Biya. Read More
The inquiry into the infected blood scandal has today heard harrowing evidence from a victim who watched his brother die after they were both contaminated with HIV. Read More
A severe haemophiliac who contracted HIV and hepatitis C from contaminated blood products was told not to tell anyone because it could have made him a “social pariah”, an inquiry has heard. Read More
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is urging people who visited a now-closed Albuquerque spa to get themselves tested for HIV after two people contracted the virus following a so-called ‘vampire facial.’ Read More
Police arrested a doctor, himself an HIV patient, suspected to be responsible for the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Ratodero district.
Dr Muzaffar Ghanghar, who is employed at a public hospital stands accused of spreading the deadly virus police said, Read More
He’d had the virus for four years, his mum explained. An injection he’d received to treat haemophilia, the bleeding disorder he was affected by, had been contaminated with it. This was 1986, at the height of the Aids epidemic, and an HIV diagnosis was perceived as a death sentence. Read More