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Q&A: What about HIV care for people from Ukraine?

The war in Ukraine has caused many people to flee to the Netherlands. This group includes people with HIV. The Hiv Vereniging (Dutch HIV Association) is there for all HIV-positive people in the Netherlands, including this group. Together with AFEW International we started a project to support this group. In this blog we provide the latest information for people with HIV from Ukrainian in the Netherlands.

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Wanted: Women who would like to participated in an information video about HIV and cervix cytology

The Hiv Vereniging is actively involved in research on various topics regarding HIV. We give feedback, share calls for participants, or participate as an advisor. In this article we share a call for participation in an information video about hiv and cervix cytology.

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Booster vaccination or first COVID-19 vaccination for people without papers

What can you do if you don't have a passport, BSN, postal address or valid residence papers for the Netherlands and you want to get a booster vaccination or a first COVID-19 vaccination? A few tips to make an appointment.

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Booster vaccination for people with HIV

All people with HIV have been offered the booster vaccination. A booster shot is an extra stimulus for the immune system. The booster shot is for people who had built up sufficient protection after one or two vaccinations, but whose protection has decreased since then. Below you can read how and when you can get the booster shot.

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Call: House of HIV survey

The Hiv Vereniging is actively involved in research on various topics regarding HIV. In this article we share a call for participants for a questionnaire in which you can give input on the exhibition House of HIV.

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Call: How would you feel if HIV could be cured?

The Hiv Vereniging is actively involved in research on various topics regarding HIV. We give feedback, share calls for participants, or participate as an advisor. In this article we share a call for participants for a questionnaire on HIV cure.

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Call: questionnaire on breastfeeding and HIV

The Hiv Vereniging is actively involved in research on various topics regarding  HIV. We give feedback, share calls for participants, or participate as an advisor. In this article we share a call for participants for a questionnaire on breastfeeding by HIV-positive women.

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Without passport or BSN, also entitled to COVID-19 vaccination

What do you do if you want to get vaccinated but you don't have a passport, BSN, postal address or valid residence papers for the Netherlands, or you know someone in this situation? A few tips on how to get vaccinated.

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Questions about HIV and the corona vaccination

In the first week of January 2021, the Dutch corona-vaccination program started. When can people with HIV get the vaccine? Which vaccines are going to be used in the Netherlands? And has there been research done on people with HIV? And are there any interactions with HIV medication? We will answer your questions here.

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Questions on HIV and the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Recently, the Dutch Association of People with HIV (Hiv Vereniging) has received a great many questions about HIV and the coronavirus. Our Medical Officer is keeping up with developments and issuing updates when there is news. Below we answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Call: Participants wanted for an interview about HIV cure

The Hiv Vereniging is actively involved in research on various topics regarding  HIV. We give feedback, share calls for participants, or participate as an advisor. In this article we share a call for the University Medical Center Utrecht. They are currently studying the meaning of an HIV cure for people with HIV.

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Call for participants for a study on COVID-19 and HIV

Do you want to participate in our study on HIV and COVID-19? We are looking for people with HIV willing to fill in eight short questionnaires within a three-month period. We want to learn more on COVID-19 in people with HIV, and if HIV medication has an effect on COVID-19 infections.

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Research on how others react to people with HIV

How do others react to people with HIV? Do ignorance and outdated ideas about HIV still play a role? And in what situations do people with HIV experience prejudice and discrimination? Do you have HIV and would you be willing to tell us about your experiences with reactions from others?

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Dinah de Riquet-Bons: Build bridges to those groups that are made invisible by society

"Transgender sexworkers are fighting every day to survive poverty, violence, homelessness, joblessness and bad access to healthcare. We face exclusion, discrimination and racism at all levels of society. We are highly affected by power structures that do not include us. We must work way harder to achieve a good quality of life and equal access to healthcare".

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