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HIV Activists Denounce ViiV for Denying 3.5 million People Access to Optimal Treatment

Today, Monday, 24 July 2017, during the 9th International AIDS Conference on HIV Science in Paris (IAS 2017), HIV treatment activists from around the world collectively blocked access to ViiV Healthcare’s promotional booth and stormed its presentation to physicians. The action, which included taping off ViiV’s booth, to deny access to conference delegates, highlights the […]

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BTG Alliance drafts Declaration on the Right of People Who Use Drugs to Be Protected From State Sanctioned Violence

Statement from attributed members of the Bridging the Gaps Alliance following the conclusion of the 25th Harm Reduction International Conference in Montréal. In an era of rising populism and heightened political repression around the world, communities most affected by HIV, including people who use drugs, sex workers, and LGBT people, with specific concern for transgender […]

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ARV Procurement in Russia in 2014

International Treatment Preparedness Coalition – Eastern Europe publishes its report ARV Procurement in 2014: History of Decentralization in English. The number of people living with HIV and on treatment in Russia, is less than a third of the total number of people who need treatment. The price of anti-retroviral therapy remains a significant barrier to […]

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Don’t forget treatment on World Hepatitis Day

The prohibitive price of hepatitis C virus medications will result in needless deaths if we don’t act now July 28, 2015 — On World Hepatitis Day 2015, as the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasizes prevention, the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) and Treatment Action Group (TAG) urge pharmaceutical companies and the governments of middle-income countries […]

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Representing Communities at the Global Fund Partner’s Forum

Rose Kaberia reports back from a Global Fund Partnership forum in Africa Representing ITPC-EA, I attended the Global Fund Partnership forum that took place last month in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We were one of the stakeholders who participated alongside other like-minded communities/networks of PLHIV from Africa, and Government representatives from the region. In preparation for […]