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  • Hepatitis C drug access: Europe is the new Africa

    The remarkably high cure rates being reported with the newest hepatitis C drugs are only likely to be used by a tiny percentage of people who need them.

    3 hours ago | HIV i-Base
  • European Advocates Engage with Biomedical Prevention

    The European AIDS Treatment Group and AVAC organized an unprecedented three-day workshop: New Developments in HIV Prevention. See http://eatgavacprevention.tumblr.com for more. In addition to comprehensive updates on product pipelines across the prevention research landscape, the group discussed the anticipation of the first data from European oral PrEP trials and the implications for PrEP access in Europe.

    28 January 2015 | AVAC
  • Peru: Patients Demand End to Monopoly on HIV Medication

    Julio Cesar Cruz is an HIV patient and organizer with the Peruvian Network of Patients and Consumers . He participated in the demonstration and explained that, “The people who live with HIV in the country, are complaining that the Peruvian state is ...

    21 January 2015 | TeleSUR
  • Ugandan gays go Bombastic

    The front cover of Uganda's first ever gay magazine shows a man donning purple feathers and a glittering mask above a rainbow and the words: "Our Voices, Our Stories, Our Lives." Bombastic is distributed for free by Uganda's gay community, which has also launched an online radio station, Kuchu Radio, in a bid to fight prejudice.

    21 January 2015 | DPA International
  • Spaniards rally over hepatitis C drugs

    Thousands of people, diagnosed with hepatitis C, have rallied in several cities across Spain to urge the government to make it easier for patients with this disease to access the latest-generation medicines.

    12 January 2015 | Press TV
  • Fifteen HIV Advocates to Watch in 2015

    They come from different cultures and regions of the world, but these fifteen HIV activists all share one important trait: a fierce devotion to HIV issues and a commitment to leave their mark on 2015.

    07 January 2015 | MarkSKing.com
  • Hepatitis C patients stage sit-in to demand access to new treatment

    Protest at Madrid hospital aims to shame the government into releasing more funds.

    20 December 2014 | El Pais
  • UKIP forced to leave London offices after HIV activists dump horse s--t outside

    UKIP has been kicked out their offices in Croydon, after a group of HIV activists dumped a pile of horse manure outside on World AIDS Day. The party’s local chairman Winston McKenzie announced yesterday to Steven Downes of Inside Croydon that the protest “was the last straw” for their office owners – and UKIP will have to find a new home.

    15 December 2014 | Act Up press release
  • National HIV Prevention Funding – An essential investment

    The Government is reducing funding for HIV prevention by 50% from 2015. There is no indication that HIV transmission rates in England are reducing and there continue to be major gaps in public understanding of how to prevent HIV. HIV prevention funding must remain at least at current levels.

    12 December 2014 | National AIDS Trust
  • The Most Celebrated, Mistrusted Little Pill in the World

    AIDS activists Sean Strub and Peter Staley have been in opposite camps for the past several years. This was the first time the pair had met face to face to discuss PrEP, and their conversation was intense, passionate and sometimes stinging. The men love each other dearly, and yet they, too, have been swept up in the controversy.

    07 December 2014 | Huffington Post
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