HIV charity commemorates Terry Higgins 70th birthday

June 10, 2015

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) commemorates Terrence Higgin’s 70th birthday with launch of five centres dedicated to over 50s living with HIV. To mark Terry Higgin’s 70th birthday, THT, the UK’s leading sexual health and HIV charity has rolled out a national programme – Health Wealth and Happiness Project (HWHP) – aimed at the one in four of those living with HIV in the UK who are over 50.

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General News

Barclays fund innovative ‘SNAP’ sex worker project at THT

Graham Robson May 28, 2015

HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), in collaboration with Barclays, has launched a ground-breaking skills and employment training programme to help sex workers transition into alternative employment. This comes as London’s oldest sex worker support service SWISH, celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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THT urges new Brighton MPs to continue their HIV work

Besi Besemar May 11, 2015

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) has congratulated Brighton and Hove’s newly-elected MPs, saying they have a prime opportunity to raise awareness of HIV in Parliament, in the most affected area for HIV in the UK outside of London. Figures show 1,487 people are living with diagnosed HIV in Brighton and Hove. The rate of diagnosed HIV in the city is seven per 1,000 people, compared with a UK rate of two per cent.

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THT urges future Government to make four key changes on HIV policy

Besi Besemar April 17, 2015

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is calling on the next Government to introduce four key measures that can help improve the lives of people living with HIV and can help turn the tide against the HIV epidemic. The national sexual health charity asked its members – who include those affected by HIV – their views on what matters to them which has informed the four key changes that it, and others in the sector, would like the next Government to make following the election in May.

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Community News

THT launch HIV STIGMA statement

Besi Besemar November 30, 2014

In the lead up to World Aids Day (WAD) on December 1, Terrence Higgins Trust (THT), the national sexual health charity launched a HIV STIGMA statement at their Brighton Office on Friday, November 28 in the presence of their Chief Executive, Dr Rosemary Gillespie, local politicians and health professionals.

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