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  • Migration and maternity care - getting through the charging labyrinth

    Thousands of pounds in charges, complex rules and administrative errors mean many migrant women are missing essential maternity care. Maternity Action’s new advice service helps pregnant women get the care they need.

    19 hours ago | Migrants' Rights Network
  • Moscow Region HIV Patients Not Receiving Vital Medicine

    HIV patients in the Moscow region have complained about a shortage of medicine, the Kommersant newspaper reported Friday.

    21 hours ago | The Moscow Times
  • What Do Gilead And Martin Shkreli Have In Common?

    The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts issued Gilead a subpoena pursuant to donations to charities that help patients pay for drugs. Medicare prohibits drug makers from helping patients afford their copays. The investigation could result in a ban on donations to copay charities, a decline in Gilead's customer retention and/or a fall in revenue.

    22 June 2016 | Seeking Alpha
  • US study underscores ongoing need for HIV safety net program

    A study of insurance coverage of more than 28,000 people with HIV concludes that the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program remains a critical necessity despite the availability of coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

    21 June 2016 | Eurekalert Inf Dis
  • Punjab: Government launches special fund for free treatment of Hepatitis C

    With this initiative, Punjab has become the first state in the country to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C, a spokesperson claimed.

    20 June 2016 | Indian Express
  • China offers free antiviral therapy for HIV/AIDS

    Antiviral treatment should be recommended for all those with HIV/AIDS under China's newly revised guidelines, said an online notice issued by the National Health and Family Planning Commission on Wednesday.

    20 June 2016 | Asia One
  • Hep C sufferers’ ire at activist-website ban

    A website which raises awareness about a medical cure for hepatitis C could be hidden from Australians.

    15 June 2016 | The New Daily
  • A boring killer?

    Only 3% of people who have hep C in England have received treatment. What?! How on earth is that acceptable? The problem is that this infection primarily affects injecting drug users and stigma around drug use is preventing public outrage – outrage that could spur on better health treatment.

    14 June 2016 | Addaction
  • Nigel Farage defends policy of banning migrants with HIV from UK

    Nigel Farage has defended his policy of rejecting migrants with HIV from coming into the UK, saying Britain should “put our own people first”.

    12 June 2016 | The Independent
  • HLM 2016 AIDS: Universal treatment access panel looks at issues in generic antiretroviral medicines

    Manufacturing generic antiretroviral drugs has become a losing financial proposition for the few companies involved, according to Dr. Ren Minghui, the Assistant Director General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.

    12 June 2016 | Science Speaks
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