On 2 April 2018, an in-depth commentary on practical actions that can help increase access to HCV direct-action antivirals (DAAs) was published in a special issue of the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). The article – titled Treatment advocate tactics to expand access to antiviral therapy for HIV and viral hepatitis C in […]
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 […]
Join us Sunday, July 22nd at ITPC’s Community Activist Summit at AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 2003, more than 120 treatment activists from 67 countries gathered in Cape Town, South Africa for the first International Treatment Preparedness Summit (ITPS). The goal of the four-day meeting was to identify ways to strengthen regional treatment education […]
This week, ITPC South Asia and ITPC LATCA are hosting national workshops on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in India and Mexico, respectively. Supported by LINKAGES/FHI 360 and MAC AIDS Fund, the two-day trainings build off of the foundation laid by the Community-led Consultative Think Tank Meeting on Access to and Use of PrEP hosted by ITPC […]
On September 18, 2017, at the Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) AIDS Philanthropy Summit in Washington D.C., ITPC Director of Global Programs and Advocacy Wame Mosime and AIDS and Rights Alliance of Southern Africa (ARASA) Deputy Director Felicita Hikuam spoke at the session titled Civil Society-Driven Actions on Sustainability and Domestic Mobilization for HIV and […]
Helen Etya’ale, ITPC’s Program Coordinator, shares her reflections from the recent Intergenerational Summit on Positive Youth Leadership and what the HIV advocacy movement looks like through the eyes of youth leadership. August 12th is International Youth Day. In light of that, I can’t help but think back on my recent experiences and observations from […]
ITPC is an open and flexible coalition. Our eight regional ITPC networks form the backbone of our structure, leading the bulk of our programs and advocacy efforts. Today, we’re catching up with Rose Kaberia, Regional Director of ITPC East Africa, as she shares her reflections on the HIV treatment access movement in her region: How […]
Ahead of ITPC’s Global Think Tank Meeting on PrEP, ITPC Executive Director Solange Baptiste and Director of Global Programs & Advocacy Wame Mosime met with local media to increase awareness about PrEP and speak about ITPC’s work to ensure communities have a voice in processes around it.
Andy Seale summarizes a discussion that took place on ITPC’s listserv about when to initiate antiretroviral therapy. The discussion included consideration of WHO’s recommendation for Same Day Start.
Bactrin Killingo, for ITPC, presents community research findings and a program to mobilize demand for ‘differentiated models of care’ in a meeting organized by IAS as part of the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, in Seattle.
“The recent announcement that dolutegravir is becoming part of the national HIV program in Brazil is great news for people living with HIV,” Othoman Mellouk applauds civil society in Brazil.
Othoman Mellouk, describes some tactics used by companies to hike drug prices. He also highlights how civil society is fighting back. Othoman is ITPC’s Intellectual Property & Access to Medicines Expert.