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Group of HIV charities launch an online support community for people living with the virus on social health platform HealthUnlocked

29 July 2015 12:15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HealthUnlocked, the world’s largest social network for health, today announces a new online community being set up to empower people living with HIV, helping them to connect with others going through the same challenges to receive valuable and relevant information, advice and mentorship. The community is called HIV Partners and can be found at https://healthunlocked.com/hivpartners

The community hosts are three established UK organisations: i-Base, Positively UK and Forum Link, which have come together to launch their first online space for peer support. i-Base produces publications covering all aspects of treatment, Forum Links’ services focus on strengthening HIV patient advocacy and Positively UK runs an award-winning offline peer support service.

This union of strengths is what makes the new HIV Partner’s community on HealthUnlocked the new go to place for online HIV support in the UK. The community conversations are being pioneered by Paul Decle, Forum Link founder, who says “talking to and meeting other people living well with HIV can help you know you are not alone. It’s invaluable to find people living with HIV sharing their journey and supporting each other online”.

About HealthUnlocked
HealthUnlocked is the world’s largest social network for health with >300,000 registered users and >3.5 million visits each month from across the globe. Connecting with other people in one of >600 online communities helps users to better manage their health by gaining access to relevant health information, trusted advice and peer support. Communities are moderated by experts and cover a huge variety of health topics from cancer to running and everything in between.

HealthUnlocked provides valuable services to patient organisations, care providers, payers, pharmaceutical companies and research organisations, which are designed to enhance care delivery, reduce utilisation of healthcare resource and provide unique access to real world patient insight and information. Visit www.healthunlocked.com/about, watch our video or contact info@healthunlocked.com to learn more.

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About HealthUnlocked

HealthUnlocked is a web platform and mobile application, which allows users to join moderated online health communities in which they can:
Gain access to useful information and relevant services,
Seek advice, support and mentorship from people like them,
Be empowered to make better healthcare decisions,
Help advance medical research and understanding.

Key Facts and Figures:
Launched in 2012 in London,
>300,000 Members spread across the globe,
>600 communities generating more than 3.5m visits a month,
70% of our members want to take part in research,
HealthUnlocked’s platform is used as a clinical tool in 75 hospitals in the UK.

Connecting with other people in one of the many online communities helps users to better manage their health by gaining access to relevant health information, trusted advice and peer support. All communities are moderated by experts and cover a huge variety of health topics from cancer to running and everything in between.

HealthUnlocked provides valuable services to patient organisations, care providers, payers, pharmaceutical companies and research organisations, which are designed to enhance care delivery, reduce utilisation of healthcare resource and provide unique access to real world patient insight and information.
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