HIV treatment advocates from MENA region demand lower prices for key drugs

Today, the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region is considered to have one of fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world and the lowest rate of treatment coverage – with only 14% of people in need receiving antiretroviral therapy. ITPC MENA and ALCS-Maroc recently organized a World Community Advisory Board meeting, bringing together 17 activists […]

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Grassroot activists work for treatment access across Russia

Between June and August 2014, the Patients in Control initiative, a grassroots movement centered on treatment advocacy in Russia, received nearly 25 private appeals from patients regarding the unexpected replacement of their treatment regimens. These appeals came from ten regions across the nation, including Ivanovo, Tatarstan, Kaliningrad, Krasnoyarsk, Murmansk, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Rostov-on-Don and […]