Report claims the Health and Social Care Act is failing People Living with HIV in the UK

APPG: ‘People living with HIV are being denied the right to vital services which could lead to a significant public health failure in the not so distant future’

According to a report launched today by a group of cross-party Parliamentarians on HIV and AIDS, vital services for people living with HIV in the UK are under threat because of changes made under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

APPG launches the HIV Prevention Innovation Fund with the Department for Health

On 2nd November Mike Freer MP chaired the launch of the HIV Prevention Innovation Fund. The fund is providing £600,000 to thirteen new innovative local HIV Prevention projects across England.

Speakers included, Public Health and Innovations Minister, Nicola Blackwood MP and the National Director of Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England, Professor Kevin Fenton.

APPG on HIV/AIDS joins with TB and Malaria APPGS to host a reception for the Global Fund

As replenishment of the Global Fund draws nearer the APPG has been working hard to increase awareness amongst Parliamentarians of the important work the Global Fund does. On 12th July the HIV/AIDS APPG joined with APPGs on TB and Malaria to host a reception with special guest speaker Annie Lennox. The event was a great opportunity to get the important message across that the UK needs to increase its contribution to the Global Fund.

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