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Three Days Until National HIV Testing Week

Three Days Until National HIV Testing Week

With just three days to go until National HIV Testing Week, why not test your knowledge of HIV against our sporting ambassadors in this fun video quiz? This year for NHTW, our poster campaign will focus on telling people to #gettested for #hiv – and we’re funding 1000 free tests via HIVTestUK.com to make sure people do!… Read the rest

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HIV Testing Saves Lives. Bad Journalism Kills.

HIV Testing Saves Lives. Bad Journalism Kills.

In a front-page headline of this week, the national newspaper The Sun peddled HIV stigma which is out of date in 2015. In a garish splash designed to attract attention, the paper trumpeted an ‘exclusive’ story about what it called an ‘HIV Hollywood Panic’.… Read the rest

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National HIV Testing Week 2015: Join Us!

National HIV Testing Week 2015: Join Us!

HIV Testing saves lives. That means HIV awareness saves lives – so how do we raise awareness? This National HIV Testing Week, it’s easy: take and tweet a selfie with a message. Help us Save Lives by taking a “Selfie” and posting it on Twitter or Facebook.… Read the rest

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NHTW 2014 Volunteers Wanted!

We have a very exciting campaign lined up for National HIV Testing Week – which this year also coincides with European HIV Testing Week. Awareness-raising will culminate, of course, on World AIDS Day, December 1st. This year, we’ve got another of our campaigns planned which really will get everyone involved: celebrities, positive ambassadors, members of the public … and, hopefully, you!… Read the rest

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Sponsoring Matters

We’re extremely proud to be sponsoring the University of Leeds’ 2014 Fine Art Degree Show. The quality of work on show is extremely high, as can be seen on our Arts homepage – and on the show’s website itself, too. Leeds have been kind enough to give us pride of place in their degree show materials, and we hope that everyone who visits the show learns a little more about HIV as a result.… Read the rest

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Grace’s Fundraising Sequel

Grace Taylor has already raised £160 for Saving Lives with her charity video Gobbo’s Revenge – and she’s now moved on to its sequel in a bid to get even more money into the charity’s coffers! Watch the new film below, and donate to Grace’s campaign here.… Read the rest

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Grace’s Video Raises Funds

Grace Taylor, aged 10, has directed her first short film to raise money for Saving Lives. Using Virgin Money, she has already raised £90 for the charity, and we’re confident she’s going to raise much more! You can donate using her page.… Read the rest

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Saving Lives on BBC Radio 1

Our positive advocate, Tom, and Medical Director, Dr Steve Taylor appeared today on BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat programme. They were discussing the new HIV figures from Public Health England, which show that one in five of those with HIV in the UK do not know that they are infected – and that up to three quarters of those with detectable viral loads of HIV may not be aware of their infection.… Read the rest

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National HIV Testing Week 2013

It’s only six weeks until the UK’s second National HIV Testing Week [NHTW]. To be held between the 22nd and 29th November, NHTW is designed to raise awareness of HIV testing. The aim is to get more people taking this important test.… Read the rest

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