FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago—A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the virus.The daily antiretroviral pill interferes with the earliest stages of the virus’ life cycle and stops its ability to replicate. The pill is […]
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.
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 […]
People living with HIV highlight their concerns about access to affordable medicines by handing over a letter to the European Commissioner for Trade, via the EU offices in Delhi.
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 […]
In a letter to Amnesty International, Christine Stegling shows ITPC’s support for a draft policy to decriminalize sex work. Dear Salil Shetty Re: Support for your draft policy statement on the decriminalization of sex work I am writing to you in my capacity as the Executive Director of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC), a […]
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 […]
Presenting the 2014 Annual Report, Christine Stegling reflects on an eventful and successful year I am proud to present our 2014 annual report which highlights some of our exciting initiatives with communities to expand access to HIV treatment. In this year’s annual report you will get a glimpse of how we supported grassroots organizing, conducted […]
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 […]
Dr. Othoman Mellouk has been appointed as the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition’s (ITPC) Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines Lead. Othoman’s role at ITPC includes coordinating a global consortium funded by UNITAID for three years from February 2015. The project seeks to remove intellectual property barriers that prevent people from accessing HIV treatment in middle-income […]
The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) welcomes Julia Powell, a UK-based communications professional, to lead its global communication and campaign strategies. Communications will play a central part in helping ITPC achieve its ambitious goals, which were recently set out in its new strategic plan. ITPC’s three central goals are to: Create and increase demand for […]
Today, groups including the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) – South Asia and Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+) rallied outside the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi to send a strong signal about the dangers that a new trade deal poses to access to medicines. They also delivered an open letter to the Japanese Ambassador. […]