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 […]
Why millions of people around the world are counting on India to protect them against harmful provision in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Trade Agreement PRESS RELEASE Hyderabad, 24 July 2017 – The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a free trade agreement that has been in negotiations since 2012, between 16 countries – […]
HIV treatment and health activists are calling for strong leadership from WHO on issues related to innovation, intellectual property and access to health commodities, including medicines.
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.
The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) welcomes, with some strong reservations, the report, from the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Panel on Access to Medicines. The Panel was created in late 2015 to ‘review and assess proposals and recommend solutions for remedying the policy incoherence between the justifiable rights of inventors, international human rights law, trade […]
Join the ITPC global team and regional directors at the International AIDS Conference, in Durban from 17 – 22 July. See the main sessions we are leading on are here.
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.
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 […]