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Weʼre raising £250 to I am raising money for both Rainbow Newport (LGBT+ community group in Newport) and THT Cymru

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Terrence Higgins Trust is at the forefront of the fight against HIV and improving the nation’s sexual health. Our vision, mission and values are set out below.

Our mission

To end the transmission of HIV in the UK.
To empower and support people living with HIV to lead healthy lives.
To amplify the voices of those affected by HIV across public and political arenas to eradicate
stigma and discrimination.
To enable people to enjoy good sexual health.

Rainbow Newport

Rainbow Newport is a local LGBT+ community group based in Newport South Wales who wants to grow so it can support the LGBT+ community within Newport.

As a community group, we need donations to help us establish the support systems needed. Monet received by this will help us achieve this

HIV in the UK — 2014 statistics

An estimated 103,700 people are living with HIV in the UK.
Of these, 17% are undiagnosed and do not know about their HIV infection.

In 2014, 613 people with HIV died.

There were 6,151 new HIV diagnoses in 2014.

Two-fifths (40%) of people diagnosed with HIV in 2014 were diagnosed late, after they should have already started treatment.

85,489 people accessed HIV care services, 41% of whom live in London.
Of new HIV diagnoses in 2014, 55% were among men who have sex with men (MSM).

Of those accessing HIV care, just less than half (48%) are aged 45 years or older, and 16% are 55 or older.

There has been a 2% decrease in the proportion of eligible people getting tested for HIV infection.

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    • Paul Williams

      Paul Williams

      Dec 5, 2016

      You've had it done now so you may as well get the money this way! 😊

      £20.00

    • Laura Brosnan-James

      Laura Brosnan-James

      Dec 1, 2016

      £5.00

    • Andrew Davies

      Andrew Davies

      Nov 30, 2016

      great cause mate

      £5.00

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    Newport, United Kingdom

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