On #WorldAIDSDay we acknowledge that sometimes just holding the line is a win. In a day of global austerity measures, despite decades of advocacy, we still have a long way to go to enable access to quality health and end stigma.
This year our #MakeMedicinesAffordable team hosted the Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicine, bringing together experts in the IP field with community activists to ensure that diagnostics, medicines and health services are affordable.
#WatchWhatMatters championed community-led monitoring at the AIDS2022 conference in Montreal, launching CLMHub.org to make tools, training, and resources available and showcasing the power of CLM during the health innovation prime session plenary. In September we brought together thought leaders and experts in funding and sustainability, treatment literacy, data quality assessment and analysis, advocacy, and communication for the first-ever CLM Academy.
#BuildResilientCommunities staff worked to build community capacity to act and create change, putting recipients of care at the centre of the HIV response, mapping health access during COVID-19 and partnering with community research teams to explore government resource accountability. We strengthened community advocacy networks as part of the ICAP-CQUIN project and developed novel health education tools like the COVID IQ quiz and our HIV treatment guide.
In 2022 ITPC Global held the line on community leadership, access to medicine and health resources.
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