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 […]


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 […]

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Join ITPC at ICASA 2017

Are you attending the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) 2017? Check out all the events and activities hosted by ITPC! SATELLITE SESSIONS Demand Creation for Differentiated Care – Putting People at the Centre! Monday 4 Dec | 14:45 – 16:45 | Room: Prof FEMI SOYINKA | Hosted by ITPC, ARASA, & IAS A lively panel […]

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New Toolkit Supports Communities to Utilize Differentiated Service Delivery

Toolkit on Differentiated Service Delivery Launched at Regional Activist Workshop in South Africa. The What Works for Me: Activist Toolkit of Differentiated Service Delivery was soft launched this week, at a workshop taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa for activists from Asia and southern and east Africa. Developed by the AIDS and Rights Alliance of Southern Africa […]

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U=U Unites with ITPC to Improve the Lives of People Living with HIV

GABORONE, Botswana – Nov 1, 2017 – The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and Prevention Access Campaign (PAC) announced today a groundbreaking partnership that will amplify the Undetectable=Untransmittable (U=U) message among communities of people living with HIV worldwide. U=U reinforces the public health benefits of antiretroviral therapy (ART), affirming that a person living with HIV […]

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ITPC’s Treatment Access Watch is now “Watch What Matters”

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) is excited to announce that its community monitoring campaign, formerly known as Treatment Access Watch, is now called Watch What Matters. The name change – which is effective immediately – reflects an expanded understanding of our work and acknowledgment of the strength and diversity of the entire treatment access […]

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High-, Middle- or Low-Income: Pharma Greed is Not Justified in Any Country!

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 ITPC Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines Lead Othoman Mellouk addressed the Human Rights Council’s 2017 Social Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, explaining why we can’t stand back while Big Pharma abuse the patent system at the expense of public health:  Translating Principles into Action: Patents, Big Pharma and Access to […]