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  • This Pill Prevents HIV—But It's Treated Like An Illicit Drug

    Around the world, people have to jump through hoops, and sometimes break laws, just to get it.

    23 April 2016 | Vocativ
  • Hepatitis C: The task now is identifying people who don’t know they’re infected and connecting them to care

    Interview with Luis Mendão, chair of both the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) and Group of Activists on Treatments (GAT), a treatment activist group in Portugal.

    14 April 2016 | BioMed Central blogs
  • Hepatitis C: Let’s not forget ‘prevention as prevention’

    Interview with Eberhard Schatz, one of the two coordinators of Correlation, the European social inclusion and health network.

    14 April 2016 | BioMed Central blogs
  • UK PrEP decision re-ignites HIV activism

    The NHS should reopen the public consultation, emboldened by the renewed and much needed HIV activism.

    08 April 2016 | The Lancet (editorial)
  • Advancing combination HIV prevention: advocacy brief

    This brief has been produced by the Alliance in partnership with UNAIDS and follows on from the 2015 UNAIDS reference paper, Fast Tracking Combination Prevention. It is intended for advocates from community-led organisations and to support them as they engage with policy makers at national, district and local levels to advocate for combination HIV prevention and shape their country’s HIV programmes.

    05 April 2016 | International HIV/AIDS Alliance
  • New Executive Director for ITPC - Solange Baptiste

    We are happy to announce that Solange Baptiste has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC). ITPC’s former Global Programs and Advocacy Director brings over 12 years of community treatment activism, global health and HIV program management to her new role.

    22 March 2016 | International Treatment Preparedness Coalition
  • Shocked HIV Charities Blast NHS For “U-Turn” On Drug That Prevents HIV

    The NHS has scrapped plans to make Truvada available, prompting fury from HIV organisations.

    21 March 2016 | BuzzFeed
  • Where is PrEP? Write to the CEO of NHS England about it

    NHS England are considering whether and how to make PrEP available. A final decision was due this June but for that to happen, the NHS must first open a public consultation for a minimum of 30 days. The latest deadline for opening the consultation is fast approaching and it has not been released. There is urgent concern about how this might impact on whether PrEP is made available in England. Email Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England using the form below, to ask him to make the consultation available immediately.

    17 March 2016 | NAT
  • Interview with PrEP Warrior Damon L. Jacobs

    We have an unprecedented opportunity to be part of ending the worst plague of the past century. If every one would help their friends and community learn about PrEP, and Treatment and Prevention (TasP), then we will see the end of new transmissions in our lifetime.

    26 February 2016 | HIV Smart
  • Activists Are Saving The World, But Who Is Saving Them?

    Bisi Alimi writes: "How best do we support LGBTI activists across the Global South who are sacrificing their time, lives and energy to create a better world? When activists are left hanging, emotionally and financially, who will save the people saving the world?"

    17 February 2016 | Slant
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