Saving Lives has produced a range of resources for organisations and individuals to use for free to help mark World AIDS Day 2017.
At home in the UK there are approximately 100,000 people living with HIV today – but more than 10,000 of these don’t know that they have the virus.… Read the rest
Music Saving Lives ambassador S.E.L has released her new single, ‘Elevation’, to promote her ‘UK Soul’ EP. We think it sounds great, and so does another of our music ambassadors, DJ Colin Francis!
Real nice vibe @SELsoul .. Feel good music☀️???… Read the rest
This World AIDS Day, our message is simple: stop the stigma.
As our Medical Director, Dr Steve Taylor, recently wrote on the Huffington Post, “It is within our grasp to control HIV, defeat the stigma that still surrounds it, and make individuals and the community alike healthier.” So for World AIDS Day our message is simple: let’s unite to fight the stigma that still dissuades people from testing.… Read the rest
Marking this year’s National HIV Testing Week (NHTW, 21st November), the HIV awareness-raising charity Saving Lives, in collaboration with Birmingham Heartlands HIV Service, are launching www.HIVTestUK.com, an innovative free postal HIV testing service.
The campaign has the support of a range of sporting and celebrity ambassadors, including Premiership footballers, Olympic medalists, and DJs – and has similarly recruited a number of individuals living with the virus as “positive ambassadors.”
Curtis Davies, Hull City Captain and Patron of Football Saving Lives
“We need to encourage people to GET TESTED,” he says.… Read the rest
National HIV Testing Week begins on November 21st, and from then until the very end of World AIDS Day on December 1st, our Saving Lives ambassadors will be raising awareness and promoting free postal HIV testing through HIVTestUK.com.
Our support this year comes from a fantastic range of ambassadors from the world of sport and beyond, including Danny Batth, Clare Rafferty, Darren Bent, Danny Ings, Hannah England, Carl Froch, Clive Francis, Carly Telford and Matt Murray.… Read the rest
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
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
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
After 4 weeks of promo, Fugi-roc Feat S.E.L’s ‘Dangerous’ has entered the UK Urban Dance chart at #13. Our Music Saving Lives ambassador and her tune have been featured on BBC Introducing – and continues to climb the charts.
The Official music video has now been released, and you can view it above.… Read the rest
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