You don’t need a PhD to get in on the science with us! For too long, the latest in HIV research and science was limited to laboratories and medical congresses – far away from the lives of the people it impacted the most. With ViiV Healthcare’s Science on the Sofa, we’re changing how we talk about HIV science by breaking down complex concepts in a new way to make the science accessible for everyone.

Join in on the conversation with Science on the Sofa – a new series that promises to bring you compelling, open, and authentic conversations from the scientists who are working to transform the trajectory of HIV alongside the community advocates who are making change on the ground.

Each episode will take a first-hand look across timely topics that intersect the world of HIV, health, and science while sharing the inimitable experiences of the HIV and scientific communities. Greater knowledge can empower and help us all understand the role we have to play in today’s scientific discussion. Together, we will end this HIV epidemic, and I’m excited for you to join us for all that’s to come from this exciting series!




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Advances in treatment have dramatically improved the life expectancy of people living with HIV (PLHIV), which is welcome progress. However, challenges remain for those ageing with HIV.

Sexually Transmitted Infections, a global journal from the British Medical Journal (BMJ), published results from the global Positive Perspectives study that investigated how conversations with healthcare providers (HCPs) about U=U impact people living with HIV.


Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at or search for MHRA Yellowcard in the Google Play or Apple App store. By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

If you are from outside the UK, you can report adverse events to GSK/ViiV by selecting your region and market, here.