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LGBTI Citizens Worldwide — Motion to Take Note (17 Sep 2015)

Baroness Northover: ...issues. Given the World Bank’s economic remits, it was looking at the economic costs of homophobia, undertaking a study in India that highlighted the enormous cost of healthcare due to homophobia. It noted HIV disparity, depression, and suicide, three health issues that are particularly high among the LGBT population. It estimated that this cost India more than $700 million in 2012....

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Clause 8 - Review of benefit cap (17 Sep 2015)

Neil Coyle: ..., such as schizophrenia, are in work. I will just give a quick example. The impact assessment provides no detail about the impact of lowering the cap on disabled people who are not in receipt of DLA or PIP. That point was made by the National AIDS Trust and HIV Scotland in their briefing for this specific amendment. Amendment 94 would address this issue, and I hope that it will be welcomed...

Sustainable Development Goals — Motion to Take Note (17 Sep 2015)

Lord Loomba: ...that the SDGs aim to improve. The humanitarian situation faced by widows and their children has worsened in the past few years, due to factors including armed conflict, instability in the Middle East and north Africa, the Ebola epidemic and increasing HIV infections. Conflicts have contributed to a growing number of widows, while UNICEF estimates that the Ebola virus has led to over 16,000...

Prayers: Assisted Dying (No. 2) Bill (11 Sep 2015)

Maria Caulfield: ...and often die of other causes long before their prostate cancer ever becomes a problem. The same is true of metastatic breast cancer, with many women now able to live long and healthy lives even though they cannot be cured. HIV used to be a death sentence, but thanks to advances in medicine it is now a chronic illness that people live with, rather than die of. Would these treatments have...

Public Bill Committee: Welfare Reform and Work Bill: Examination of Witnesses (10 Sep 2015)

...WRW 03 Elina Rigler WRW 04 Disability Benefits Consortium WRW 05 Manchester and Warrington Area Quaker Meeting Social Justice Group WRW 06 Local Government Association WRW 07 NAT (National AIDS Trust) and HIV Scotland WRW 08 Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K) WRW 09 Melissa Ball WRW 10 Macmillan Cancer Support WRW 11 Leonard Cheshire Disability WRW 12 Timewise Foundation WRW 13 Association of...

UN: Senior Appointments — Question for Short Debate (10 Sep 2015)

Lord Dubs: .... Dag Hammarskj÷ld secured the release of 11 US airmen imprisoned in China, among many other things. U Thant de-escalated the Cuban missile crisis. More recently, Kofi Annan did pioneering work in widening access to HIV/AIDS treatment. Ban Ki-moon, the present postholder, has championed LGBT rights and action on climate change. Generally, Secretaries-General have been able to play a...

Business of the House: Sustainable Development Goals (10 Sep 2015)

Lisa Cameron: ...and to my visit to Zambia during the recess, as part of a parliamentary delegation with the hon. Member for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (Oliver Colvile), to see patients and service providers in HIV and TB clinics. During that visit it become clear that addressing health and illness is also fundamentally about addressing basic standards of living and ill health prevention. Access to...

Contaminated Blood Products (9 Sep 2015)

Jane Ellison: ...present have also done so much important work over many years on this difficult and tragic topic. During the ’70s, ’80s and early ’90s, many individuals were sadly infected with hepatitis C, HIV, or both, from NHS-supplied blood or blood products before effective donor screening tests were introduced. To this day, many people continue to be affected by the grievous...

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Africa: Tuberculosis (30 Jul 2015)

Baroness Nye: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made, if any, of the proportion of HIV-related deaths in (1) Kenya, (2) Malawi, (3) Mozambique, (4) Nigeria and (5) Rwanda that are due to tuberculosis.

Written Answers — Department of Health: HIV Infection: Health Services (23 Jul 2015)

Mike Freer: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress his Department has made in developing a HIV prevention strategy; and what timetable he has set for the development of that strategy.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: HIV Infection: Vaccination (21 Jul 2015)

Mike Freer: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will reassess her Department's decision to reduce funding for the development of an AIDS vaccine.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Contaminated Blood (20 Jul 2015)

Ben Gummer: ...tobacco control summit, which she attended at the request of the French Government, and could not be back in time. In the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, thousands of patients contracted HIV, hepatitis C or both infections from NHS-supplied blood or blood products. This is rightly described by many as one of the great tragedies of modern healthcare. I would like to start by echoing the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health: Infected Blood (17 Jul 2015)

Lord Prior of Brampton: Before 1991, thousands of patients contracted HIV, hepatitis C, or both viruses, from treatment with NHS-supplied blood or blood products. This is aptly described by many as one of the great tragedies of modern health care and on the 25 March 2015 the Prime Minister apologised on behalf of the government to all those that were infected. I would like to start by repeating this sentiment and...

Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] — Report (Continued) (14 Jul 2015)

Lord Howarth of Newport: ...shingles); nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss and debilitation due to cancer or AIDS; nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy used in the treatment of cancer, hepatitis C or HIV infection and AIDS; Gilles de la Tourette syndrome; therapy-resistant glaucoma”. That is a significant list of conditions and diseases which good scientific evidence indicates are...

Bill Presented — National Insurance Contributions (Rate Ceilings) Bill: Ways and Means — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation — Amendment of the Law (14 Jul 2015)

Neil Gray: ...Paisley and Renfrewshire South. Her election was none the less a fantastic achievement. She went on to represent her constituents to the very best of her ability and championed the cause of those with HIV/AIDS around the world through her position as chair of the all-party parliamentary group on HIV and AIDS. I wish her well for whatever she chooses to do with the rest of her career....

National Health Service: Sustainability — Motion to Take Note (9 Jul 2015)

Baroness Walmsley: ...public information and treatment programmes so that those adults who missed out on such education can still get the message. Public information programmes work well—one only has to look at the public information programme on HIV set up by the noble Lord, Lord Fowler, all those years ago to understand how well. In Australia, you cannot move without seeing information about protecting...

Health Funding — Question (9 Jul 2015)

Baroness Walmsley: My Lords, I thank the Minister for his reply, but given that these cuts will impact on teenage pregnancy programmes for the young, domestic violence programmes for women, HIV prevention programmes for gay men and some members of the BME community and TB prevention programmes for the poor and homeless, will he say where the equality is in that?

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hepatitis (8 Jul 2015)

Baroness Masham of Ilton: ...Majesty’s Government why the national waiting time criterion for referral to hepatitis C treatment is 18 weeks whereas the national waiting time criterion for referral to specialist services for HIV treatment is two weeks.

Ethnic Minorities — Question for Short Debate (6 Jul 2015)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...8212;we come across this all the time—on one hand, helping; on the other hand, perhaps not helping so much. She talked about the NAZ project: how the faith communities have worked hand in glove with the HIV positive community and the very positive contribution they have made there. The noble Baroness, Lady Flather, talked about how we have come such a long way. She talked about the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Greece (6 Jul 2015)

Rachael Maskell: Infant mortality has doubled and there has been a sharp rise in HIV, TB, suicide and other physical and mental health conditions in Greece. Therefore, I want to see that we ensure that we make provision for emergency medical and humanitarian support in these vital discussions this week.

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