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Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »

Rajant Hosts UNICEF Fundraiser to Support World’s Starving Children

Virtual Event with Musicians on November 19th, 9 AM to 5 PM EST Malvern, PA – November 19, 2020: Rajant Corporation, the provider of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, will host a fundraiser to bring awareness and donations for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid… Read More »

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Advisory Firm Avonhurst Announces BCI Finance Transaction

Innovative firm Avonhurst advises BCI Finance on the financing of a financial assets acquisition https://www.avonhurst.com/ LONDON – Avonhurst acted for BCI Finance, a direct lending fund, in relation to the financing (together with NatWest bank) of the acquisition of a consumer loans portfolio from Huddle Finance 2 Limited. The portfolio was purchased by Verdam Limited… Read More »