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  • Larry Kramer: 'Genocide Is Being Inflicted on Gay People'

    The HIV activist gave an impassioned speech calling for a cure for the virus at a Gay Men's Health Crisis gala.

    16 hours ago | The Advocate
  • HIV and LGTB NGOs and other concerned actors across Europe call for futher action on pre-exposure prophylaxis

    The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG), Europe’s network of HIV activists, and  AIDES, a leading French NGO in the fight against AIDS and viral hepatitis, backed by 81 European HIV LGBT civil society organisations and concerned actors, issued an urgent HIV Prevention Manifesto today. We demand that pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP) is made available as soon as possible within the European Union, and that Gilead, the company that makes the PrEP medicine Truvada®, submits an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for a change of indication so that its use to prevent HIV can be approved.

    25 February 2015 | EATG
  • Fighting tuberculosis in the European region requires urgent support. Take action today!

    Today, the TB Europe Coalition, with the support of Stop TB Partnership, launches the Fight TB 2015 campaign to ensure that European leaders step up their response to TB to save millions of lives.

    18 February 2015 | TB Europe Coalition
  • ACT UP Protest Urges Gay Rights Group HRC to Focus on HIV

    ACT UP New York protested a major fundraiser for gay advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign, claiming that "HRC has been absent on HIV."

    04 February 2015 | Poz magazine news
  • 18 Years Living with HIV

    Today my HIV comes of age. 18 years ago I was diagnosed HIV positive. If my HIV was a person it could now vote.

    03 February 2015 | Speaking Up! (blog)
  • Activist Strategies for Increasing Access to HCV Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

    Activist Strategies for Increasing Access to HCV Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries presents a number of key strategies through real-world case studies and shows how strategies used to combat the AIDS epidemic can be—and have been—adapted to increase HCV treatment access.

    03 February 2015 | TAG
  • 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.

    30 January 2015 | 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
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