HTB March 2023 now online
10 March 2023. Related: News.
Contents online Download HIV no 3 – PDF – STILL TO COME Subscribe to HTB by email This issue of HTB includes first reports from the 30th CROI held from 19–22 February 2023 in Seattle. Pipeline HIV drugs and formulations for treatment …
Find or change clinic in the UK
1 March 2023. Related: HIV positive people, Resources.
Choosing a clinic Choosing a clinic usually depends on where you live, but it you are treated in the UK, you have a choice for where you go for your HIV care. If you live in London or another large …
PrEP, PEP and PEPSE
1 March 2023. Related: Advocates, HIV positive people, Resources.
This page includes links to information about PrEP, PEP and PEPSE. PrEP = Pre Exposure Prophylaxis. PrEP is the term for using HIV drugs before and after sex. If taken as recommended, PrEP is highly effective at preventing HIV infection. It …
Featured Mpox (Monkeypox): Q&A factsheet
24 February 2023. Related: News.
Factsheet on mpox (monkeypox): prevention, treatment, vaccines…
HTB January/February online (1 February 2023)
1 February 2023. Related: News.
CROI, Glasgow and important journal reviews…
12 January 2023. Related: Glossary, S.
surrogate marker – A surrogate marker is when something that is easy to measure is used as a marker for something that is difficult to measure directly. The CD4 count doesn’t directly measure HIV. But it is a good surrogate …
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
4 January 2023. Related: F, Glossary.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) – the US FDA is the government organisation that is responsible for approving and regulating human and animal medicines in the US. It is also responsible for the safety of other products including foods, cosmetics …
European Medicines Agency (EMA)
4 January 2023. Related: E, Glossary.
European Medicines Agency (EMA) – the EMA is the part of the European Union that is responsible for approving and regulating human and animal medicines and medical products. See: www.ema.europa.eu/en
RITA test (also recency, de-tuned or STAHRS)
1 January 2023. Related: R.
RITA – this is a type of HIV test that can indicate whether you recemtly became HIV positive. This is defined as being the last six months. RITA stands for Recent Infection Treatment Algorithm. In the UK, this test is used to …
recency HIV test
1 January 2023. Related: Glossary, R.
recency HIV test – this is a type of HIV test that can indicate whether you recemtly became HIV positive. This is defined as being the last six months. It is sometimes called a detuned or RITA test (Recent Infection Treatment …
1 January 2023. Related: Professionals, Resources.
There are many national and international guidelines. These cover all aspects of how to manage and treat HIV and related complications. UK guidelines (BHIVA). Other UK guidelines. European guidelines (EACS). PENTA guidelines for children. US guidelines (DHHS). WHO guidelines for …
Slide sets from talks and workshops
22 December 2022. Related: Advocates, Resources.
The following selected slide sets from over 60 community workshops and other talks were produced by i-Base advocates. These are free to use for any non-commercial application. When third-party slides are used these remain the copyright of the original author. …
HTB November/December 2022 now online
16 December 2022. Related: News.
Contents online Download HIV no 11/12 – PDF (pre-proof version) Subscribe to HTB by email The final issue of HTB for 2022 includes a review of the latest HIV statistics in the UK, conference news from Glasgow, the launch of updated …
UK guide to PrEP (December 2022)
1 December 2022. Related: Guides, News, Publications.
A new edition of this UK guide to PrEP is now available. This A5 booklet includes new information about PrEP and women, and PrEP and trans and non binary people. Also about access to PrEP in the UK. The guide is …
PrEP for women
1 December 2022. Related: HIV positive people, Pocket ART, PrEP for Women, Resources.
PrEP and Women: new leaflet with Sophia Forum
HTB October 2022 now online
3 October 2022. Related: News.
More reports from AIDS 2022 and International Pediatric HIV Workshop held in Montreal, plus Monkeypox in the UK
HTB September 2022 now online
1 September 2022. Related: News.
AIDS 2022 Montreal: dolutegravir and PrEP in pregnancy, ARVs and weight gain plus Monkeypox special report…
HTB August 2022 now online
1 August 2022. Related: News.
AIDS 2022 Montreal: ART for children, doxycycline PrEP for STIs, HIV cure and remission case reports – and Monkeypox…
Featured U=U: Undetectable = Untransmittable
1 August 2022. Related: Advocates, HIV positive people, News, Resources.
New Q&A on U=U… Has your doctor talked to you yet?
Introduction to ART (June 2022)
1 June 2022. Related: Guides, Publications.
This widely used guide to HIV treatment (ART) has been updated. It is available as a printed A5 booklet that is also available online. Read this guide online Download PDF Order print copy We update this guide every 12 to …