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  • Joep Lange

    A pioneer in AIDS research from the very start Subscription

    Dutch researcher Joep Lange dedicated his career to groundbreaking HIV and AIDS research and was passionate about improving access to antiretroviral therapy in developing countries.

  • Contraindications for Eviplera Subscription

    Additions have been made to the list of mutations that exclude patients with HIV from treatment with Eviplera (emtricitabine/rilpivirine/tenofovir; Gilead). These are the tenofovir resistance-associated substitution K70E, and the combination of L100I+K103N as a rilpivirine resistance-associated substitution.

  • Hatred is the real battle in HIV prevention

    By Chris Chapman

    Eliminating intolerance and bigotry is the first step that should be taken towards winning the war on HIV/AIDS

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela — healing a nation Subscription

    Sybil Seoka, immediate past president of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa, writes in memory of elder statesman Nelson Mandela, who died on 5 December 2013

  • Will you rise to the challenge of supporting HIV patients in the community? Subscription

    Some of us are old enough to remember when infection with HIV was, in effect, a death sentence.

  • AIDS design (Cienpies design/illustrations/Dreamstime.com)

    World AIDS Day is 25 years old — how things have changed for HIV patients Subscription

    To mark World AIDS Day, HIV consultant pharmacist Heather Leake Date says the outlook for HIV patients has improved and highlights the role of pharmacists in HIV management

  • Breast milk and HIV

    By Glow-worm

    Healthcare agencies are keen to maintain the nutritional and immunological benefits of breastfeeding in developing countries, even in infants whose mothers are HIV positive. Infant retroviral drug prophylaxis can reduce the rate of infection, but other issues such as cost, toxicity and drug resistance can limit its effectiveness.

  • A view from the PJ letters archive

    By Ranveer Bassey

    I recently stumbled across the PJ archive and promptly got lostsomewhere in a 1999 version of pharmacy as depicted by readers' letters.

  • HIV template helps to fight infection

    By Glow-worm

    The development of a potential new treatment for drug-resistant bacteria will be reported in the June issue of the Journal of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.

  • Resources: HIVPA study day Subscription

    The HIV Pharmacy Association is running a study day on 20 February 2013 for anyone with an interest in HIV. It is open to non-HIVPA members.The meeting will be held in central London. Visit the HIVPA website for more details.

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