Entries by Adriana Silva

Good news: falls in new HIV diagnoses

We are pleased to hear that there is good news from several wealthy countries about falling HIV diagnoses: Diagnoses are continuing to fall in England, down to their lowest level since the year 2000. They fell by 28% between 2015 and 2018. But 43% of people are still diagnosed at a late stage of infection. […]

HIV stigma remains as rife as ever in 2019!

New polling reveals 45% of gay and lesbian Brits would feel ‘uncomfortable’ having sex with someone with HIV and on effective treatment despite zero risk of transmission. This comes despite huge medical progress in the fight against HIV, including that people living with the virus and on effective treatment can’t pass it on – with […]

Catwalk4power has come to Brighton!

Positively UK has joined strengths with the Sussex Beacon to promote the amazing and empowering Catwalk4Power event and workshops. Catwalk4Power is a programme for women living with HIV, designed to tackle their invisibility in conversations about HIV, and to demonstrate that they are powerful, resourceful women. The Catwalk is there to highlight hope, resilience and […]

Introducing Alan, trustee for Peer Action

We are so very happy to welcome Alan Spink as a trustee for Peer Action. Alan kindly responded to our call for trustees in the beginning of the year, bringing his amazing energy, skills and experience to help us move forward to the next stage of our journey as a community group. Alan is the […]

Chair yoga and well-being sessions anyone?

  Look at this! Peer Action has been offered group chair yoga and well-being sessions by Alex from Brighton yoga by the sea. Would you like to:  Sleep better? Release some of the pain in your body? Feel more at home with your emotions and feelings? Improve your energy levels? Find some freedom in your […]