PARTNERSHIPS & KEY POPULATIONS
Positive Perspectives data reveal unmet needs of people living with HIV, including newly diagnosed older people and men who have sex with women
As many people living with HIV (PLHIV) can look forward to near normal life expectancies thanks to advances in antiretroviral therapy (ART), tailored support across age groups, gender and sexual orientation can have wide-reaching benefits beyond viral suppression.
From surviving to thriving with HIV, what do people living with HIV want and need to achieve an optimal quality of life?
Attendees joined us from around the world at AIDS 2020: Virtual to discover the latest findings from the Positive Perspectives Wave 2 Study.
The Global Positive Perspectives Wave 2 Study is one of the largest, global, HIV patient-reported outcomes studies to date, involving 2,389 people living with HIV (PLHIV) aged 18-84 across 25 countries.
Read this article from ViiV Healthcare about one of the largest, global, HIV patient-reported outcomes studies to date, which provides perspectives from a diverse group of people living with HIV across the world.
New positive perspectives data confirm importance of a holistic approach to care and health-related quality of life for PLHIV
Thanks to rapid advances and innovation in antiretroviral (ARV) treatment, people living with HIV (PLHIV) can live longer, healthy lives with their viral load both undetectable and untransmittable.
While it may now be commonly accepted that a lack of respect for human rights can accelerate the HIV epidemic, this isn’t always reflected in the policies and institutions that shape the lives of people living with HIV.
HIV may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Latin America, but together with the Caribbean, the region is home to an estimated 2.1 million people living with HIV.
HIV self-stigma can manifest itself in many ways. From worrying about how a friend might feel if you shared a drink with them, to fear of your HIV status being known in the workplace.
Much has been done to reduce discrimination at an organisational level through anti-discrimination laws, but this varies across countries. More needs to be done to ensure that legislative frameworks are being implemented and that stigma and discrimination is effectively addressed.
HIV isn’t one single issue – it’s multiple problems that combine to perpetuate the epidemic. Only by joining forces and fighting on all fronts can we begin to contain it.
Over 1,000 incarcerated persons and staff asked about the reality of HIV education and testing in the Italian prison system
It is a fundamental human instinct to want a sense of family, to want to socialise, and to need a sense of belonging to a community (or multiple communities such as family, faith, interest-based).
The final part of this article outlines how ViiV Healthcare is collaborating with the Paediatric European Network for Treatment of AIDS (PENTA) Foundation to investigate strategies to achieve remission in children living with HIV.
Read what our Global Medical Lead for Paediatrics Dr Katy Hayward thinks about the urgent need to support young people to tackle HIV stigma and fight the epidemic in the UK and around the world