Strong Participation of ITPC and Allies in the Brasilia Consultation on Access to Medicines in the Middle Income Countries

By 2020, most of people living with HIV will be living in the middle-income countries (MICs), where inequality in access is still high. HIV treatment coverage rates observed in regions like Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) and Middle‐East and North Africa (MENA) and other MICs remain among the lowest in the world. Currently, middle […]

Anti TB Drug Stock- outs

Drug stock outs have dominated many discussions that look at barriers to treatment access for communicable infectious diseases. The main reason for concern when stock outs occur is mostly due to the propagation of drug resistance as a result of failing regimens. So when the custodian of a taxpaying citizen facing the dangers caused by […]

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Silence equals Death

By Rajiv Kafle As I proudly sported my ‘Silencio = Mujerte’ t-shirt that morning and was heading towards the conference shuttle that would take me to the Walter E Washington convention center an elderly lady probably in her sixties greeted me warmly and said “I get re-energized and my blood starts to boil every time […]