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.
Monday 10th October 2016 will kick off a week of sustained actions targeting the Filipino president and government, through peaceful demonstrations at embassies and consulates of the Philippines around the world.
In Day One of our Video for Change workshop in Botswana, we kept coming back to the issue of informed consent and concerns for the safety and security of people who appear in our advocacy films.
Julia Powell, ITPC’s Strategic Communications Lead, explains why ITPC is exploring Participatory Communications
Key Population Activists Share their Stories and Celebrate Achievements in Short Films At the AIDS 2016 in Durban last week, ITPC and ARASA launched four short films that give voice to the leaders of networks of people living with HIV and key populations. The films highlight the critical role played by these communities over the […]
We are looking for a communications consultant with lots of initiative and drive, and who is used to working on their own, to manage some key communication initiatives for ITPC.
As civil society organisations across the world express their disappointment in the Political Declaration at the UN High Level Meeting on AIDS, people living with HIV, key population and human rights networks in Southern and East Africa highlight grave concerns about how they have been side-lined in the implementation of programs intended to benefit their communities. […]
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 […]
New Activist Toolkit from ITPC helps activists educate on, and advocate for, routine viral load monitoring The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition is proud to announce the release of the Activist Toolkit: Campaigning for Routine Viral Load Monitoring. The aim of the new Activist Toolkit is to enable and mobilize people living with HIV and activists […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rose Kaberia, Regional Director for ITPC-East Africa, raises her concerns about the World Bank’s re-classification of Kenya. She describes her efforts, with others in Kenya, to get the Bank to reconsider. The re-classification of Kenya from a low income country to a lower middle-income country by the World Bank is a big mistake, and is […]