Join ITPC at Durban
Join ITPC’s global team and regional directors at the International AIDS Conference in Durban from 17 – 22 July.
We are leading the Global Treatment Networking Zone, and co-hosting and participating in many sessions throughout the week.
The main sessions we are leading on are described below. Do print our handy flyer (PDF) and take it with you.
Optimal Treatment is Not a Dream!
Monday 18 July | 14:45 – 16:45 | Location: Session Room 10 | Hosted by ITPC
This forum will outline concrete actions that can make medicines affordable and scale-up access to
treatment monitoring, building on lived experiences from our community-driven campaigns Make
Medicines Affordable and Be Healthy – Know Your Viral Load. Moderators and speakers include Wafaa
El-Sadr, Andrew Hill, Tahir Amin, Kenly Sikwese, Patricia Ochieng, Loon Gangte, & Carmen Perez Casas.
Session will include a short campaign film, moderated panel debate, and catered cocktail hour!
Show Us the Money! HIV & TB Financing for Key Populations Now!
Tuesday 19 July | 17:30 – 19:30 | Location: The Palace Resort | Hosted by ITPC & ARASA
This forum will share lessons learned and best practices from key population activists in Botswana,
Malawi and Tanzania, and create a dialogue around concrete next steps and approaches that activists
should take to ensure the sustainability of financing KP-programming at national levels.
Session will include key expert presentations, moderated panel discussion, and catered cocktail hour!
Skills Building Workshop
Curbing Unmerited ARV Patents and High Prices in Middle Income Countries
Wednesday 20 July | 14:30 – 17:00 | Location: Session Room 8 | Hosted by ITPC & I-MAK
Using the experience of the facilitators, this will workshop provide practical guidelines and examples for setting stricter patentability standards and strategies for filing patent oppositions including conducting patent searches, monitoring patent applications, prior ART search, and drafting of oppositions. Facilitators include Othoman Mellouk, Tahir Amin, Priti Radhakrishnan, & Kajal Bhardwaj.
Global Treatment Networking Zone – #TxNWZ
Daily | Booth 605 | Hosted by ITPC, STOP AIDS, TAC, RedLAM, MSF, AVAC Alumni Fellows Group
Monday: Youth & ARV drug resistance.
Tuesday: Creating demand for treatment access.
Wednesday: 90-90-90 and the treatment cascade
Thursday: IP & access to medicines, including Challenging Unmerited Patents by ITPC.
Download our handy flyer (PDF).