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Guidelines bring accolade for Walsh

ABI head of health policy Richard Walsh has received an award from Pinkfinance.com recognising the “respect and integrity” that he has shown to the gay community.

The website for gay IFAs says Walsh’s role was instrumental during negotiations to create new HIV and insurance guidelines .The award was presented by human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell at the first meeting of the ABI expert working group on HIV and insurance.

Pinkfinance.com editor Chris Morgan says: “Richard Walsh is a man of integrity. He showed nothing but respect towards the gay community during difficult negotiations. His patience was instrumental in securing equal treatment for gay men on life insurance.”

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