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UK-CAB 67: Friday 23 November 2018

TBC: Friday 23 November 2018 Register for this meeting Venue – Room 101, Birkbeck College Hotel Details Expenses Programme 09.15-09.30 Arrival Tea and refreshments 09.30-10.00 Welcome and introductions UK-CAB updates and company pre-meeting 10.00-11.30 Company meeting: ViiV Healthcare 11.30-11.45 Break 11.45-12.45 U=U, speaker TBC 12.45-14.00 Lunch 14.00-14.45 U=U, speaker TBC 14.45-15.30 Meeting feedbacks. community reps […]

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UK-CAB 66: AIDS 2018 feedback, future ART, cure research

Friday 3 August 2018 Register for this meeting (now closed) Venue Hotel Details Expenses Programme 09.15-09.30 Arrival, tea and refreshments 09.30-10.00 Welcome and introductions: UK-CAB updates and company pre-meeting 10.00-11.30 Company meeting: Janssen 11.30-11.45 Break 11.45-12.45 RIVER Cure Study – Dr Sarah Fidler 12.45-14.00 Lunch – @ Marquis Cornwallis pub 14.00-14.45 Future treatments – Damian […]

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UK-CAB study at BHIVA/BASHH 2018

A study from the UK-CAB was presented as a poster at the 4th Joint Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA) with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) in Edinburgh in April, 2018. The research project – called ‘Positively Involved’ – looked at the impact of having community representatives on research and […]

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UK-CAB 65: 21 April 2018

BHIVA BASHH feedback – Treatment as Prevention (TasP) – Edinburgh, Saturday 21 April 2018 Venue Hotel Details Expenses Please note: This meeting was held place in Edinburgh, to take advantage of the BHIVA/BASHH conference. Programme 09.15-09.30 Arrival, tea and refreshments 09.30-10.00 Welcome and introductions, UK-CAB updates, company pre-meeting 10.00-11.30 Company meeting: MSD 11.30-11.45 BREAK 11.45-12.45 […]

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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 Being an HIV […]

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UK-CAB study 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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