EVERYONE IN SCOTLAND HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF THE GENERATION THAT ENDS HIV

Generation Zero: Our New Campaign

It's time to make HIV the conversation, by being part of GENERATION ZERO. Take the pledge to join and help us see the end of HIV in Scotland within a generation.

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Author: Henry Gray

About us

HIV Scotland is the HIV Charity for Scotland. We're known for our detailed policy work and successful advocacy for people living with and at risk of HIV. Read more about our new mission and vision, as we enter our new phase to get to #ZEROHIV.

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Generation Zero Appeal

You can help us make the next year our most successful fundraising year ever. Join us as part of the generation that can put an end to the HIV epidemic here in Scotland.

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Author: Heather Cumberland

Target amount: £100,000.00

Amount raised: £2,579.75

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Our Public Attitudes Poll 2020

46%

The percentage of Scots that think HIV is transmitted through biting, spitting, or kissing.

19%

The percentage of Scots aware that people living with HIV on treatment, with an undetectable level of virus, cannot pass it on through sex.

9%

The percentage of people who strongly agreed that they would be comfortable kissing someone who is living with HIV. 

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