Solange Baptiste

Impact of Community Activism – Foreword from Solange Baptiste

Foreword: Annual Report 2015 Solange Baptiste, Executive Director of International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), shares her reflections on the task ahead in her foreword for ITPC’s Annual Report 2015.  I am delighted to share our annual report, which highlights ITPC’s achievements in 2015. Although there are 16 million people on treatment today, our job as treatment activists has never […]

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Three messages for delegates at Access to Medicines meeting in Bangkok

Loon Gangte is the Regional Coordinator of International Treatment Preparedness Coalition in South Asia. He writes here about the three issues he will raise at an expert consultation he is attending in Bangkok this week.  I have been invited to attend a regional expert consultation on “Access to Affordable Medicines, Diagnostics and Vaccines”. The session […]

Protest at Viiv Healthcare for exclusion of dolutegravir in North Africa

Latest, most effective AIDS drugs not available in North Africa

Zakaria Bahtout, the Programs Partners’ Officer at ITPC MENA describes the protest targeting ViiV Healthcare, from the frontline in Harare, Zimbabwe, at an international conference at the end of last year. At ‪the International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Dieases in Africa 2015, treatment ‪activists ‬‬‬shamed ‪ViiV‬‬‬ Healthcare for preventing Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia‪ from accessing generic versions […]

Press briefing at Section 27

Diary of an intern: One month with Section 27 in South Africa

Throughout September 2015, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA)  facilitated a joint regional internship exchange program funded by Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund. The purpose of the program was to increase knowledge and build capacity around intellectual property and treatment financing within both ARASA and […]

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Civil society response to Hepatitis C Virus

Julia Dragunova, from ITPCru, shares a report on the civil society response to the heapatitis C virus (HCV)  The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ITPCru), the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine, and the Alliance Center of HIV, Hepatitis C and Drug Use, present the second updated edition of the Report […]

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Strengthening health systems for all

Christine Stegling, Executive Director of International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, explains the importance of strengthening global health systems for all so that no one is left behind. In her interview for the Open Society Foundation – New Executives Fund, Christine explains it is time re-politicize the AIDS debate. Christine was one of the first beneficiaries of Open Society […]

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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 […]