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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.

Published
23 April 2016
From
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.

Published
14 April 2016
From
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.

Published
14 April 2016
From
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.

Published
08 April 2016
From
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.

Published
05 April 2016
From
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
England’s PrEP policy in disarray after NHS U-turn

Activists, individuals at risk of HIV, and clinicians have reacted with anger to an official U-turn on provision of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). NHS England officials have

Published
22 March 2016
By
Roger Pebody
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.

Published
22 March 2016
From
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.

Published
21 March 2016
From
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.

Published
17 March 2016
From
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.

Published
26 February 2016
From
HIV Smart
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