Don’t forget treatment on World Hepatitis Day

The prohibitive price of hepatitis C virus medications will result in needless deaths if we don’t act now July 28, 2015 — On World Hepatitis Day 2015, as the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes prevention, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and Treatment Action Group (TAG) urge pharmaceutical companies and the governments of middle-income countries […]


ITPC at IAS Vancouver – July 2015

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) to co-host a Satellite Event, “ART Programmatic Strategies to reach and maintain Undetectable Viral Load” at the IAS Conference in Vancouver on 19 July 2015. Bactrin Killingo, a palliative care specialist and Senior Knowledge Lead for ITPC, chaired the session. Bactrin […]

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Reflections on youth activism

Carlo Oliveras, Advocacy Coordinator of ITPC Latin America and Caribbean, talks about the challenges facing youth activists. This post is from ITPC’s recently published Annual Report 2014. As young people, we have come a long way and successfully achieved inclusion in HIV spaces. We have sat on panels, we have sat in some decision-making spaces, we have […]

Women in a village in Thies province, Senegal, are trained to become community health workers.

Representing Communities at the Global Fund Partner’s Forum

Rose Kaberia reports back from a Global Fund Partnership forum in Africa Representing ITPC-EA, I attended the Global Fund Partnership forum that took place last month in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We were one of the stakeholders who participated alongside other like-minded communities/networks of PLHIV from Africa, and Government representatives from the region. In preparation for […]

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Intellectual Property Expert and Activist Joins ITPC global

Dr. Othoman Mellouk has been appointed as the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition’s (ITPC) Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines Lead. Othoman’s role at ITPC includes coordinating a global consortium funded by UNITAID for three years from February 2015. The project seeks to remove intellectual property barriers that prevent people from accessing HIV treatment in middle-income […]

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ITPC appoints Strategic Communications Lead

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) welcomes Julia Powell, a UK-based communications professional, to lead its global communication and campaign strategies. Communications will play a central part in helping ITPC achieve its ambitious goals, which were recently set out in its new strategic plan. ITPC’s three central goals are to: Create and increase demand for […]

ITPC Announces the Formation of ITPC Latin America and the Caribbean (ITPC LATCA)

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) is proud to announce the merging of its Latin American and Caribbean treatment access networks to form the “International Treatment Preparedness Coalition – Latin America and Caribbean” (ITPC LATCA). This joint network will strengthen the community HIV treatment access movement in both Latin America and the Caribbean and amplify […]

ITPC West Africa Press Release: “Ebola is Major Factor Interrupting Antiretroviral Treatment to People Living with HIV in Sierra Leone”

MAY 29TH, 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Today, human rights campaigners call for improved and regular access to HIV treatment in Sierra Leone, following the Ebola crisis. The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition – West Africa (ITPC-WA) joined forces with The Network of HIV Positives in Sierra-Leone to survey people living with HIV. They found that the […]