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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 35

As is my wont and your experience, your eternal wait (fat chance in reality) for a blog brings an incredible flurry of three in as many weeks, and this is the second epistle of the testament, both in terms of biblical reference and to what I believe is my extraordinary post-retirement jobbing doctor’s life in Yangon and Myanmar.… Read the rest

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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 34

So herewith the first of another super-late series of epistles charting a smattering of my fondest moments, both significant and trivial, from the archival footage of the 5 weeks of blogs that have somehow got misplaced lest they be forgotten in the deep recesses of my rapidly involuting grey cells.… Read the rest

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Ed Wilkins in Myanmar: Week 33

Unbelievably as I start this blog with my traditional double espresso, the rain appears to be having an away-day, the sun is out, and the humidity is a sweltering 98%. But, my reliable BBC weather app tells me it’s due to restart any moment soon and not to be misled into discarding the reinforced umbrella as the worst is yet to come.… Read the rest

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People Who Inject With Drugs and Community Testing

We were featured recently on BBC Midlands Today, in a story about the concerning increase in HIV cases amongst people who inject drugs (PWID). We’ve been busy helping local NHS staff test in the community, via our end-to-end testing system, TakeATestUK.… Read the rest

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World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day 2018

Saturday 1st December 2018 marks thirty years of observing World AIDS Day   Over thirty years has passed since the first HIV diagnosis in the UK, and in that thirty years we’ve made some incredible progress towards ending HIV and improving life for those living with the virus – but there’s still much more to be done.… Read the rest

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