Articles tagged with: The Netherlands

Amsterdam PrEP failure patient had unusual course of HIV infection

published: October, 04, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Guest Authors

Researchers speculate that continued PrEP might stop local infections becoming systemic. From AIDSmap, Gus Cairns reports.

Amsterdam PrEP failure patient had unusual course of HIV infection

At last February’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Dutch clinicians presented a so-far unique case of a man who had apparently become infected with non-drug-resistant HIV while taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) consistently. Two previous cases of PrEP failure had been reported, but in both cases, the men concerned had been infected with multidrug-resistant HIV. This case, therefore, raised concerns that PrEP may not be 100% effective. The case has

Lost heroes: talking with a friend

published: July, 25, 2014 Categories // International AIDS Conference , Conferences, Current Affairs, Features and Interviews, International , Living with HIV

New PositiveLite.com writer Philip J H Dawson interviews Peter J. Smit from The Netherlands about his work in HIV and AIDS and also how he got to work directly with plane crash victim Joep Lange who was heading for Melbourne and AIDS 2014

Lost heroes: talking with a friend

Joep Lange and life-partner Jacqueline van Tongeren Philip: I want to keep most of the focus in this interview on the work related to HIV and AIDS, however, with the tragedy that happened obviously I want to touch on the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: It has been reported 193 people were from the Netherlands – flown out of Amsterdam - perished in the flight shot down – and, over 100 of those people were going to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Can you