Monthly Archives: October 2016

Nine ways funding for the global HIV response could go further

Originally posted on LASS:
A young girl living with AIDS┬átakes her drugs at her home in Ndiwa, western Kenya. Photograph: Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images Story via The Guardian 1 | Protect and promote human rights Public resources are wasted on enforcing…

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Opinion: HIV is the hidden disability that is still holding employees back

Originally posted on LASS:
Roland Chesters, who was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS several years ago, says it’s time for employers to openly offer more support to those living with the disease With the advent of antiretroviral therapies (ART) in 1996 the…

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ESA Reassessment U-Turn Is A Small Victory But The Fight Goes On

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Says Frances Ryan in Saturday’s Guardian. It has finally happened: the government has announced it will scrap the retesting of chronically ill and disabled benefit claimants. Instead of being forced to prove their illness or…

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Thanks Mr Green, but we want more than token gestures and political opportunism

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
The work and pensions secretary has announced that those people with severe, lifelong conditions will no longer face six-monthly reassessments. Employment support allowance will now continue automatically for those who have lifelong, severe health…

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