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Through my network I come into contact a lot with others who also work in Africa. Nico Hollander is one of those people who dedicates himself to the cause in his work as a pastor. He lives and works i.. > read more

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“Well, if it isn’t Mr. Writer.” Next to me I sense Hans Verhoeven’s smile. We welcome each other as buddies. “Getting straight to the point, are you aware of the GLBTI homeless youth in the .. > read more

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Thanks to pioneering research by scientists of the University Hospital UZ Gent, the cure for HIV patients is one step closer. The study identified where "residual virus" is found in the body during t.. > read more

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A groundbreaking report recently released by the GLBT human rights organization OutRight Action International exposes the global reach of so-called conversion therapy. > read more

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The gay gene does not exist, but the straight gene does not exist either. Sexuality is diverse and cannot be predicted with a DNA test. This is the outcome of a large international study that investig.. > read more

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From today, all Dutch regional Health Authorities (GGD) can commence distributing the HIV prevention pill PrEP, together with the corresponding medical care to gay and bisexual men along with other gr.. > read more

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Treatment whereby therapists attempt to ‘cure’ homosexuals of their sexual orientation or gender identity should be legally banned. This was the plea made by the Dutch political party D66 in the D.. > read more

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In the United Kingdom a man was declared cured of the AIDS virus after a successful stem cell transplantation. It is the second case ever in which this intervention led to complete recovery. > read more

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The man who wanted to 'cure' gay people of their sexual orientation and claimed to be able to change the sexuality of people, has now come out of the closet himself. In a Facebook message, conversion .. > read more

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In the course of 2019, several Sexual Health clinics and HIV treatment centres in the Netherlands will start recruiting participants for a new self-test project. They will ask men who have sex with me.. > read more

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I kept thinking of this saying throughout a restless night. It is made clear in my dream that I should be tested for hepatitis C. In my dream I was tested. Doctors with serious faces, nurses with thos.. > read more

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GGD Amsterdam and Soa Aids Nederland have started a campaign to make gay and bisexual men aware of the symptoms of syphilis. It is an infectious sexually transmitted disease that often is not recogniz.. > read more

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A wide use of the HIV prevention pill PrEP can, on the long term, put an end to the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men. That is the conclusion of a study conducted by Dutch researchers, publ.. > read more

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The Dutch Minister for Health, Bruno Bruins, wants to investigate if blood donations by homosexuals should be made easier. This was his answer to a question by one of the opposition parties in the Dut.. > read more

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Agreements between action group PrEPnu and the Amsterdam pharmacist Hans Smit have resulted in a second hefty price reduction for the HIV prevention pill PrEP. The price of generic PrEP has now droppe.. > read more

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This summer, the website sexntina.nl will be expanded with a chat option. Leon Knoops of Mainline: “This is necessary. Many men need a low-threshold to speak openly about their drug use.” > read more

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Researchers from the University of Groningen and Movisie are conducting a survey into the experiences of professionals and volunteers working with gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender youths sufferin.. > read more

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Soa Aids Nederland thinks it is urgent and necessary to see a return of the nationwide safe sex campaign. The latest figures on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the Netherlands, published by RI.. > read more

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Verpleegkundig Consulenten Hivsupport (V&VN) is supporting the Health Council's advice to the government to arrange the reimbursement of the HIV prevention pill PrEP. “We urge Minister Bruno Bruins .. > read more

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The road is clear for the introduction of the HIV prevention pill PrEP in the Netherlands. The Dutch Health Council has advised the government to provide PrEP to groups with a relatively high risk of .. > read more

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Sexual activity engaged in while under the influence of stimulant drugs(chem sex) is gaining more and more ground in some of the gay scene now the price of crystal meth is falling. This is accompanied.. > read more

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People who are living with HIV and are effectively treated, do not transfer the HIV virus in sexual contact. This can be read in the consensus statement Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Netherlands and hundreds o.. > read more

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The number of HIV diagnoses in the city of Amsterdam has halved over a 5-year period. The city has been very successful in the implementation of the UN targets in the fight against new HIV infections... > read more

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Recently Soa Aids Nederland introduced Advies.chat. It is the first online STD test advisor that gives reliable advice on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) test, whenever you need it. > read more

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The Amsterdam VUmc Hospital is looking into the possibility of helping gay couples with surrogacy. Among gay couples, the interest for this is increasing, but as such it is not possible in the Netherl.. > read more

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Despite a decrease of people diagnosed with HIV, there is reason for concern. Nearly 50% of all new HIV cases is diagnosed too late. The Dutch HIV Association HVN is extremely worried. People who do n.. > read more

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Preventing HIV with the HIV prevention pill PrEP is something Dutch parties D66 and GroenLinks now also want. Both parties submitted a motion in parliament last November to compensate PrEP for people .. > read more

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The HIV prevention pill, also known as PrEP, can now be used in Europe for the prevention of HIV. The European Medicines Agency -(EMA) announced the news mid-August. Five interest groups call on Healt.. > read more

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Alongside four other cities in the world, Amsterdam is ahead in the fight against AIDS/HIV. The initiative Fast Track Cities announced this result at AIDS2016, the international AIDS conference held i.. > read more

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The Global AIDS Update Report 2016 that was presented on May 31 indicates that 2015 saw 2.1 million new HIV infections. In 2014 UNAIDS reported 2.0 million new infections. > read more

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Approximately thirty sports aficionado’s gathered around the pond in Oosterpark. Here, long-legged Marleen of sports club DGLA (Dutch Gay and Lesbian Athletics) coaches a one-hour running training. .. > read more

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In spite of the Russian anti-propaganda law, the Aids Fonds in Moscow is still present with information and an exhibition on HIV and homosexuality. In Moscow, the Eastern European and Central Asian A.. > read more

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For the first time ever, a case has been made public in which PrEP did not work. A Canadian man was infected with HIV in spite of dedicated use of PrEP. However, according to experts, it is nothing to.. > read more

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High-risk HPV infections in the anus are very common among homosexual men, and being HIV positive is a risk factor for high-risk HPV infections. This is the result of a study conducted in Amsterdam by.. > read more

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In the US, the widely hated business man Martin Shkreli has been arrested. The FBI suspects him of multiple cases of stock fraud. As the general manager of a pharmaceutical company, he is suspected of.. > read more

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Especially at the early stages of HIV, ‘the acute HIV infection stage,’ the virus can easily be passed on. To prevent further spreading and for the sake of the health of people with an HIV infecti.. > read more

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A recently held Australian study shows that children with gay or lesbian parents are physically and emotionally healthier and have a better relationship with their parents than children with heterosex.. > read more

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The Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD Amsterdam) has started a research project involving homosexual men and transgenders on the usability of PrEP for HIV prevention: the AMPrEP (Amsterdam PrEP).. > read more

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The Aids Fonds and Doctors Without Borders have called on the Dutch Lower House to put the international patent system on the agenda during the Dutch chairmanship of the EU in 2016. They did so by pre.. > read more

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On the eighty-third birthday of Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor, February 27, 2015, the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) announced a new partnership with AIDS United and the Elizabeth.. > read more

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Two studies, the British PROUD study and the French / Canadian IPERGAY study, again show that PrEP can protect against HIV infection. PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis: taking HIV medication pr.. > read more

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This is the conclusion of a new survey by The Netherlands Centre for Social Development Movisie and the Dutch the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS) on the attention that the youth sector gi.. > read more

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Failure to provide adequate HIV services for key groups – men who have sex with men, people in prison, people who inject drugs, sex workers and transgender people – threatens global progress on th.. > read more

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In 2013, more people were tested for sexually transmitted infections (STI) at Dutch STI clinics than in previous years. Although the percentage of people with an STI showed a slight decrease (0.4 per .. > read more

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Not because Angela Merkel is in favour, as she is also against "gay marriage", but because she was forced by judgement from the German Constitutional Court that puts same-sex couples level with straig.. > read more

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The RWF study ‘Een wereld van verschil - Gezondheid van LHBT's (A World of Difference – The Health of LGBTs) provides a unique insight into the sexual health of lesbian women, homosexual men, bise.. > read more

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The World Medical Association (WMA) issued a statement in which it condemns reparative therapies, or conversions. In this statement, the international umbrella organisation calls for sanctions against.. > read more

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The Aids Fonds, the Hiv Vereniging Nederland, the Dutch Association of HIV-treating Physicians, and Soa Aids Nederland come with a univocal advice on condom usage for regular partners with an unequal .. > read more

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“In the early eighties, Amsterdam was hit by HIV/AIDS. At the time, I was working as the head of the Health department of the Public Health Service of Amsterdam (GGD). I was very involved with all t.. > read more

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The Queensland Institute of Medical Research claims to have discovered how a HIV protein can be changed in order to protect the body from infection and counteract further spreading of the virus. Profe.. > read more

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The HIV-Monitor Foundation (SHM) records in her Monitoring Report 2012 that the annual number of new HIV-cases stays high. Over 2011 there were 1076 newly registered infections. This number is stable .. > read more

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In the report over 2011 Stichting HIV Monitoring (SHM) signals that the yearly increase of new HIV infections amongst men that have sex with men (MSM) has halted in the period 2009 and 2010. Since 199.. > read more

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It looks like the health insurance coverage of the gay therapy of Tot Heil des Volks/Different will be scrapped. That’s because a number of health insurance companies have decided to stop covering t.. > read more

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Parliament passed a motion that gay men should be allowed to donate blood again. COC Netherlands, which has lobbied for an end to the ban on blood donations from gay men for years, called it a break-t.. > read more

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It has now become clear that the old and outmoded advice to stay out of the sun and continuously apply sun lotion has led to millions of deaths. Living in the shadow goes hand in hand with cancer, hea.. > read more

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Much to the surprise of the COC and LKP Minister Schippers of Public Health denies that the Different-therapy, in which gays are taught to repress their sinful nature, aims at ‘curing’. This was i.. > read more

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The state institute for public health and the environment (Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid & Milieu) publicized in newspaper Metro that the Dutch STD clinics will select their clients more careful.. > read more

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Gay men, as well as bisexual men, get tested on HIV more often than before. Younger men test more often than older men, so infections are detected in earlier stages. The number of newly registered HIV.. > read more

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A healthy smoker who wants to quit, will hardly ever succeed. But by choosing a better variety of tobacco, it still is possible to enjoy smoking and nearly exclude all health risks. Half of the Swedis.. > read more

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Hippocrates (460-350 BC), the father of Western medicine, already said: “Let our food be our medicine.” Hippocrates didn’t think illness was brought on by angry gods or simple bad luck. He thoug.. > read more

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