Tuesday , 18 December 2018

Tag Archives: World Health Organisation

WHO set to declassify trans identity as mental disorder…but is it enough?

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  It has recently been announced that the World Health Organisation is proposing – finally – to remove transgender identity and gender dysphoria from its list of mental health disorders. The list, known as the ICD-10, describes gender dysphoria as “the urge to belong to the opposite sex that may include surgical procedures to modify the sex organs in order to ...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland will make its own decision on PrEP

Nicola Sturgeon's World AIDS Day message

While NHS England shelved plans to offer the HIV-preventative drug, Scotland’s First Minister said the country will decide it’s own position on the drug’s availability. She stated: “I am keen that we take our own decisions and that we debate these issues in parliament and certainly don’t take a view that we will not do things because they aren’t done in ...

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World Hepatitis Summit held in Glasgow

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  The inaugural World Hepatitis Summit is being held in Glasgow’s SECC, running from 2nd to 4th Stepmber. The conference has been organised jointly by the World Health Association (WHO) and the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA). It is being hosted by the Scottish government and supported by Glasgow Caledonian University, and aims to “address the overwhelming global burden of viral ...

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