Evidence and Consultations


In evidence submitted to the House of Lords Select Committee on HIV/AIDS, H&P co-founder Professor Virginia Berridge analyses the initial response to HIV/AIDS in the UK from the early 1980s to the early 1990s - and the way in which policymakers learned from past failures and avoided stigmatising groups, or unsuccessful focus on abstinence.

Read Virginia Berridge's memorandum, starting at p32. [pdf file, 3,634KB]

For more information about the committee's inquiry, see the UK parliament website.


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