It Starts With Me Summer Campaign 2019

Combination Prevention

The summer phase of the It Starts With Me campaign will begin on Wednesday 19 June 2019.

I'm Stopping HIV - Nicholas

The focus of this phase will be on raising awareness and promoting actions to take on the various ways to prevent HIV: testing, treatment, condoms and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Who this briefing is for

  • Commissioners of sexual health services.
  • Public health and health promotion professionals working in sexual health.
  • Sexual health and primary care clinicians.
  • Sexual health community outreach workers.
  • Community, cultural and faith leaders from key communities.
  • Pharmacists and allied health professionals who provide services to people from key communities.

The purpose of this briefing

This briefing provides information about:

  • everything you need to know about the summer campaign,
  • how you can get involved,
  • what support you can get from HPE,
  • what combination prevention is and why it is important.

Campaign resources will be available to order from the HPE portal from Wednesday 5 June 2019.

Find out more in our campaign briefing [PDF].

New ‘I can’t pass on HIV’ resources

It Starts With Me - I Can't Pass On HIV - Charity

New posters promoting ‘I can’t pass on HIV’ are now available to order from our resource portal.

Order these resources for your clinic and services and help raise awareness that people living with HIV who are on effective treatment cannot pass on the virus to someone else sexually, even if condoms are not used during sex.

Our series of short videos featuring Andrew, Charity and Sadiq are also now available to download and share, including subtitled versions.

Key Populations: seminar overview and presentations

Key Populations seminar, Thursday 28 March 2019, 10-4.30, BMA House, London

Earlier this year, the Government announced a new goal to eliminate HIV in England by 2030. In order to achieve this ambitious goal, providers in the HIV and sexual health sector need to ensure services and interventions are reaching the key populations at risk of HIV. The trends in key populations have shifted since the beginning of the epidemic. This event sought to determine what those trends are, and what the implications for service delivery may be.

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