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COVID -19 research update

1 May 2020 This was an extra UK-CAB Zoom meeting to discuss ongoing research on COVID-19. The Zoom meeting was recorded and the video is available on YouTube: COVID-19 research update – YouTube (29 mins) with Simon Collins Please share with your networks

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UK-CAB 72: COVID-19 and CD4/immune system; CROI feedback and London patient

Thursday 30 April 2020 – Zoom meeting Registration Meeting venue – webinar details to follow Expenses Programme 09.45 Webinar is open 10.00-10:45 Impact of COVID-19 on CD4/immune system – Dr Laura Waters, Mortimer Market Centre 10:45-10:55 BREAK 10:55-11.55 CROI feedback – Simon Collins 11.55-12.55 Special guest: London patient – Q&A 13.00 Meeting close Slides and meeting report Impact […]

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UK-CAB 69: Sex, sexuality and self image

Venue: Duncan Catterall Room, Mortimer Market Centre, Capper Street, London WC1E 6JB Expenses Draft Programme 09.30-09.40 Arrival, tea and refreshments 09:40-10:00 Welcome and introductionsUK-CAB updates Company pre-meeting 10:00-11:30 Company meeting: Janssen  11.30-11.45 Break 11.45-12.30 Feedback from IAS – Simon Collins 12.45-14.00 Lunch 14.00-15.30 Sex, sexuality and self-care: personal stories; Q&A 15.30-15.45 Break 15.45-17.00 Members Updates – […]

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UK-CAB 73: IAS feedback, Janssen company meeting

Friday 17 and 24 July 2020 Registration Meeting on  Zoom – details to follow Expenses Programme Part 1: Company meeting with Janssen: 17 July 2020 – 1000-1200hrs Part 2: IAS feedback 24 July 2020 – 1000-1200hrs Registration for the meetings is here: https://forms.gle/n55YwswskYXus3YQ8 Slides and meeting report (to follow) Background reading (follow) Financial support The […]

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UK-CAB 68: 6 April 2019

HIV and mental health UK-CAB updates CROI Feedback – Simon Collins HIV & Mental Health: The Psychologist’s point of view – Alexander Margetts Self-care & Mindfulness – Mel Rattue Advocating for mental health service provision in your area – Jo Josh Feedback from BHIVA Members updates Local Updates – Samantha Dawson

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UK-CAB statement on Brexit, HIV and access to medicines (December 2018)

UK-CAB statement on Brexit, HIV and access to medicines. As a peer-led HIV advocacy project, the UK Community Advisory Board (UK-CAB), like many other organisations, is concerned about the impact Brexit will have on access to medicines. Leaving the European Union has the potential to increase the costs of medicines to the NHS, restrict rapid […]

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UK-CAB 67: Friday 23 November 2018

Undetectable equals Untransmittable – What we know now: 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 – The Clinician’s Perspective’, Dr Laura […]

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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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