End-of-life issues resources

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  • A Second Chance at Death

    Long-term survivors, as haunted as we may be by our past, are uniquely qualified to address the practical and emotional concerns of our own mortality. I have arrangements for my living will, instructions not to resuscitate, and know my way around end-of-life care. Moreover, I am already in the practice of telling my friends how much I love them.

    02 May 2017 | My Fabulous Disease
  • This Unique HIV Charity Has Been Saved From Closure After A Huge Public Response

    A coalition of politicians, charities, private companies, and the general public has managed to save the only inpatient HIV centre of its kind from closure, its CEO has told BuzzFeed News.

    02 May 2017 | BuzzFeed News
  • HIV at 30: 'I've faced three decades since my diagnosis'

    Thirty years ago, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was discovered. Here, Paul Clift, who at 59 is one of the UK's longest known survivors, reveals his experiences with HIV - and how attitudes to this once feared disease are changing.

    24 April 2014 | Daily Telegraph
  • Once, When We Were Heroes

    My most courageous self, the best man that I'll ever be, lived more than two decades ago during the first years of a horrific plague.

    28 November 2013 | My Fabulous Disease
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See also

Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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