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Regional Community Treatment Observatory in West Africa Publishes Baseline Findings on Treatment Access Barriers

Having monitored repeated stock outs of antiretrovirals (ARVs) in West Africa through its treatment observatories, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and ITPC West Africa are now standardizing treatment access data, through the creation of treatment observatories in 11 countries, through the Regional Community Treatment Observatory in West Africa (RCTO-WA). Since launching last year, the […]


New Toolkit & Resources to Support Communities to Demand PrEP

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition is proud to announce the release of the Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP, developed to equip community activists with the knowledge and skills they need to demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Download the Key Population Activist Toolkit on PrEP (PDF, 7MB) Why an Activist Toolkit on PrEP? While the rate […]

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Why Communities Must Be at the Center of Differentiated Service Delivery

This week, on 12-13 February 2018, ITPC participated in a meeting for The CQUIN Learning Network: Partnering to Advance Differentiated Service Delivery hosted by ICAP at Columbia University. ITPC Executive Director Solange Baptiste spoke at the opening reception on Monday evening and presented at the first session of the week, helping to elevate the role of communities […]


Global Summit Refocuses the Fight for Access to Medicines

On 15-17 January 2018, over 120 community activists, civil society representatives, government officials, and key stakeholders representing 34 countries gathered in Marrakech, Morocco for the Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines (GSIPA2M). The three-day live-streamed event was a planned return where the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) was […]


How ITPC is Supporting IP and Access to Medicines Expertise in Latin America and the Caribbean

Last week, on December 4-6, 2017, ITPC Latin America and the Caribbean (ITPC LATCA) hosted an intellectual property (IP) training with participants across the region. Supported by the Robert Carr civil society Network Fund (RCNF) and held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil, the training focused on the technical content and entry points to advocate more […]

Activists from the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition and their allies stage a protest demanding that Algeria be given more affordable access to an HIV drug treatment called dolutegravir, at the 19th ICASA held at the Sofitel Hotel, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on December 5, 2017.

ICASA 2017 Reminds Us That the Fight for Optimal HIV Treatment is Far From Over

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire. December 8, 2017—A global network of activists is calling on pharmaceutical company ViiV Healthcare to allow people living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Algeria to get more affordable access to treatment in that country. Activists representing several advocacy groups recently staged a high-profile protest demanding that ViiV Healthcare give people […]


New Toolkit Supports Communities to Demand Services that Work for Them

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Côte d’Ivoire Hosts Launch of Global Toolkit for HIV Activism  ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire. November 28, 2017—A new toolkit has been developed to empower people living with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, to get access to the specific treatment options that suit them best. The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and the […]


2018 will be year we may finally achieve optimal HIV treatment – but millions could miss out

The ambition to achieve treatment optimization for people living with HIV could finally be realized – but this World AIDS Day (1 December 2017), activists warn of the creation of a treatment quality gap, where millions may be left behind. In 2018, treatment optimization may become a reality for many people living with HIV, with […]