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- Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (10 December 2013)
International response to HIV and AIDS – Pamela Nash.
- Tributes to Nelson Mandela (9 December 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
Nia Griffith: ...to overcome deeply entrenched attitudes of hatred, violence and the temptation to seek revenge. The way in which Nelson Mandela went on to lead his country, and then to change attitudes towards HIV and AIDS and work on the world stage, was amazing. He was able to come from oppression to lead constructive reconciliation. The most important way in which we can pay tribute to him is to...
- Nelson Mandela — Tributes (9 December 2013)
Lord Hill of Oareford: ...8212;a rarity among leaders from any country. However, the end of his presidency did not signal the end of his work to create a better South Africa. He campaigned tirelessly for more research into HIV and AIDS and for better education and treatment. He named his HIV and AIDS fundraising campaign after his Robben Island prison number and made a huge impact by announcing to the world that...
- Scottish Parliament: World AIDS Day 2013 (5 December 2013) See 7 other results from this debate
John Scott: ...question being put. Motion debated, That the Parliament welcomes World AIDS Day on 1 December 2013; considers that this is an opportunity to raise awareness and tackle the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS; understands that, worldwide, an estimated 34 million people are living with HIV; notes that of the estimated 100,000 people in the UK that live with the condition as many as a quarter are...
- Oral Answers to Questions — International Development: Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (4 December 2013)
Nicholas Dakin: Will the Government commit to funding TB REACH at a level that allows it to continue to resource the new interventions and projects that are desperately needed to fight TB and HIV effectively?
- Written Answers — Health: HIV Infection (4 December 2013)
Diane Abbott: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what steps he is taking to raise the issue of HIV prevention with his European counterparts; and if he will make a statement.
- Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria — Question (3 December 2013) See 6 other results from this debate
Baroness Northover: My noble friend is right that the international effort directed through the global fund has had stunning achievements. The rate of new HIV infections among women and girls has declined. The pace of the decline is not as fast as we would wish it to be and that is something that the UK is putting renewed effort into, as will the global fund. Clearly, the focus on prevention will particularly...
- Small Businesses: G8 Summit on Dementia (28 November 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
Norman Lamb: ...the challenge in the developing world. The right hon. Member for Salford and Eccles was right that dementia needs to be seen as something that requires real ambition on the same scale as that on HIV/AIDS. Especially during the later stages of dementia, when people’s behaviour can be challenging and extraordinarily distressing for their loved ones, families face a huge emotional and...
- Scottish Parliament: Independent Expert Review of Opioid Replacement Therapies (28 November 2013) See 2 other results from this debate
Jim Eadie: ...; The expert review highlights the fact that “Systematic reviews have ... concluded that ORT is associated with improved retention in treatment, reduced illicit opioid/heroin use and reduced HIV and blood borne virus risk behaviours - related to injecting.” The review’s conclusion is clear: ORT should be retained in Scottish services and “should be delivered as part...
- Tuberculosis — [Jim Dobbin in the Chair] (27 November 2013) See 15 other results from this debate
Alan Duncan: ...the global TB report. The UK remains absolutely committed to the global goal of halving deaths from TB by 2015. We are helping people to have effective diagnosis and treatment, including for TB and HIV co-infection and for multi-drug-resistant TB. We are also helping to develop more effective treatment and better vaccines. All that work needs good health systems, so we are helping...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (27 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Simon Kirby: Earlier this week in Brighton, I was tested for HIV. This Sunday is world AIDS day. In view of the fact that one in five people with HIV in this country does not know that they have it, does the Prime Minister agree that regular testing is to be encouraged?
- Church of England: Holistic Missions — Motion to Take Note (21 November 2013)
Lord Kennedy of Southwark: ...Lorrimore Square was also for many years the home of the London Ecumenical Aids Trust, which worked with communities right across London. When it initially started its work as the London Churches HIV/AIDS Unit, the reaction of many in society was not as enlightened as it is today, with talk of gay plagues and other equally ill informed opinions. In each of those three examples, the church...
- Scottish Parliament: Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (20 November 2013)
Kevin Stewart: ...a teenager the year after homosexuality was decriminalised in Scotland, I was a teenager at the time of section 28 and I was a teenager at the time when some horrendous things were said about HIV being a “gay plague”. Society seemed to me to be hostile towards gay people. At that point, I decided to play it straight, or at least to try to. I denied my sexual orientation...
- Central African Republic and the Great Lakes Region — Question for Short Debate (18 November 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead: ...leaves of manioc plants. They rarely have access to clean water. There is no functioning health service. Malaria is a major killer, especially of children, accounting for 70% of paediatric deaths. HIV prevalence is the highest in central Africa and life expectancy is 48 years. Women have suffered rape, abduction, torture, mutilation and other crimes, all inflicted with impunity. Last March...
- Written Answers — Health: HIV Infection (18 November 2013)
Luciana Berger: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment he has made of HIV screening rates in the last three years; and what steps he is taking to encourage greater uptake.
- HIV (Awareness and Understanding) (14 November 2013)
HIV (Awareness and Understanding)
- Public Bill Committee: Immigration Bill: Clause 34 - Related provision: charges for health services (12 November 2013) See 2 other results from this clause
Meg Hillier: ...or that prevents them from doing so denies them the opportunity to be diagnosed, which could contribute to the spread of infectious diseases in the community. That includes, albeit not exclusively, HIV. We know that one in four people living with HIV in the UK does not yet know that they have it, so although HIV treatment is exempt from NHS charges in England, to gain access to it,...
- Written Answers — Health: Blood: Contamination (8 November 2013)
Jane Ellison: In January 2011 this Government announced a package of measures to provide additional support for those infected with HIV and hepatitis C through treatment with national health service-supplied blood or blood products. However, we recognise that there continue to be concerns about the current system.
- Public Bill Committee: Immigration Bill: Clause 33 - Immigration health charge (7 November 2013) See 5 other results from this clause
Meg Hillier: ...what sounds like a reasonable point, but the reality is that a lot of people would not go to the GP to get a diagnosis for something they do not know they have got. That is particularly true of HIV, and particularly among many of my African constituents who are undiagnosed, on which I gave the figures. Often, they do not want to acknowledge the issue. Many of the people with whom I work...
- Written Answers — International Development: Developing Countries: Drugs (6 November 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Andrew George: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what estimate she has made of the number of people co-infected with HIV and tuberculosis who have access to anti-retroviral drug treatment.