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UK Ban on HIV Home Testing Kits Lifted

UK Ban on HIV Home Testing Kits Lifted

The UK has lifted a ban on home HIV tests, allowing people to test themselves at home and read the results themselves. Previously people in the UK were able to test themselves at home but had to send the test off to a laboratory to receive the result at a later date. No home testing […]

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Study to Explore HIV Home Testing

Study to Explore HIV Home Testing

Researchers at the University of New South Wales and the Kirby Institute are running a new study looking at home testing for HIV. The study, titled Forth, is being run in conjunction with HIV organisations and sexual health centres in Sydney and Melbourne. Melbourne Sexual Health Centre Director Christopher Fairley said that the study aims […]

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The Slow Moves Towards Rapid Testing

In October last year the Melbourne Declaration was launched. A clear strategy on what Australia needs to do to tackle growing rates of HIV. Introducing rapid testing is a key requirement of the strategy, but its rollout is still likely to take considerable time. Meanwhile in the United Kingdom a different approach has been taken […]

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UK to Introduce HIV Home Testing

UK to Introduce HIV Home Testing

Heath experts in the UK are pushing to have the countries laws changed to allow HIV home testing to be introduced. Britain’s ‘London Evening Standard’ is reporting that UK Health officials are about to announce that they will move for the introduction of home testing kits for HIV. Currently to get tested for HIV people […]

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