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Presentations from 2017 treatment activism training

Wednesday 16 August 2017 Mapping where we are Introduction to the UK-CAB history, involvement and achievements – Garry Brough The current landscape of HIV services – video from BHIVA conference 2016 HIV medicine and a bit of science – Dr Iain Reeves • Virology and immunology • How advocates and doctors can work together • […]

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UK-CAB study presented at BHIVA 2017

In April 2017, a study from the UK-CAB was presented as a poster at the leading UK HIV medical conference. Every year this meeting includes a wide range of HIV research including studies from community organisations. This year the UK-CAB submitted original research from a survey looking at the involvement of community representatives (CR) in research […]

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UK-CAB PrEP statement (June 2016)

The UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB, the network for community HIV treatment advocates) is extremely disappointed by NHS England’s renewed refusal to commission pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for people at high risk of acquiring HIV. Currently, 17 people are diagnosed with HIV every day in the UK – the majority in England. By commissioning PrEP, NHS England could prevent […]

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2016 Treatment activism training

The NHS is going through great change.  To address this, as an activist network, the CAB is organizing intensive training for activists now working in new situations in healthcare. 20+ CAB activists – new and experienced – will be trained in this retreat.  Aim of the training: The primary aim of the training is to […]

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