World Federation of Haemophilia Congress 2020 – Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur to host World Federation of Hemophilia Congress in 2020 The WFH World Congress is said to be the most significant international forum that brings together the entire global bleeding disorders community. The congress will see a line-up of speakers comprising leading experts in the field of inherited bleeding disorders and healthcare officials. The Congress will showcase the latest […]

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HIV Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

  The CHERUB HIV garden: A Life Without Walls Did you know… Walls across the path in the garden symbolise the stigma and fears of young people living with HIV   Impression of hands, set as flowers into the steel-like bench, are taken from young people living with HIV, many of whom are reluctant to disclose their HIV diagnosis.    Aquilegia, Iris ‘Blue […]

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A LONE VOICE FOR LGBTQ HAEMOPHILIACS

On the eve of meeting with Sir Brian Langstaff, chair of the public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal, I am proud to share my interview with Gretchen Hammond. A LONE VOICE FOR LGBTQ HEMOPHILIACS  IGNORED BY ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS, LGBTQ HEMOPHILIACS HAVE AT LEAST ONE RESOURCE Mark Ward, Founder of Haemosexual & Haemosexual Australia Even as the LGBTQ community grows […]

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Ryan White Remembered – 2018

Ryan White 1971 – 1990 28 years ago today, my hero Ryan White died at the age of 18. During the 1980s, Ryan became a national spokesperson and symbol of hope for the #haemophilia #hemophilia and HIV/AIDS community after being expelled from middle school banned due to community fears that the virus would spread to other children. Today, his mother […]

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How Blood-Plasma Companies Target the Poorest Americans

How Blood-Plasma Companies Target the Poorest Americans The industry’s business model depends on there being plenty of people who need cash quickly.   Medicaid, housing subsidies, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—these are some of the things that make up the backbone of the U.S.’s social safety net. And the federal government, guided by President Trump’s proposed budget for 2019, is seeking to […]

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Mental Health: Closeted Teens More Than Twice As Likely To Attempt Suicide

Examples of individuals who are classified with sexual orientation discordance include people who either identified as gay or lesbian but had sexual contact with only the opposite sex or with both sexes, or individuals who identified as heterosexual but had sexual contact with only the same sex or with both sexes. According to the CDC’s Francis Annor, sexual orientation discordance in young […]

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Department of Health & Public Health News

  NEWS   HPV vaccination programme for men who have sex with men The nationwide programme will be rolled out in phases from April 2018. The government has confirmed that it will introduce a nationwide HPV vaccination programme for men aged 45 or younger who have sex with other men. NHS England and Public Health England (PHE) will work to start […]

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National AIDS Trust (NAT): LONDON JOINS GLOBAL HIV INITIATIVE

  PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Today the Mayor of London, London Councils, Public Health England and NHS England signed a historic pledge to join the Fast-Track Cities initiative – part of a global effort to reduce HIV and HIV stigma. The Fast-Track Cities partnership for London aims to exceed UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets, end HIV transmissions in London by 2030, stop preventable deaths […]

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Gaslighting

Anyone is susceptible to gaslighting, and it is a common technique of abusers, dictators, narcissists, and cult leaders. Gas Lighting relationship stories have surfaced all over the internet. Individuals are sharing their stories of gaslighting abuse in hopes in help others overcome the struggles of this mental abuse, but what does it mean to “Gaslight” someone? The term is fairly […]

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