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Interview With Charles Gore, Medicines Patent Pool Executive Director

Charles Gore took over the role of Executive Director at the Medicines Patent Pool in July 2018, just after its board decided to greatly expand its mandate into essential medicines. Nine months into his term, IP-Watch’s William New talked with him about his role and how the expansion is going.

Published
24 March 2019
From
Intellectual Property Watch
HIV charity unveils new name and logo

International HIV/AIDS Alliance has unveiled its rebrand with a new name, Frontline Aids, and new logo. The charity said that the move comes as part of wider strategy changes to try to boost funding, social change and political awareness of Aids.

Published
28 February 2019
From
Civil Society Media
Deadly drug-resistant TB a ‘blinking red’ global threat

“We should all be more worried about multidrug-resistant TB than we are. It gets nothing like the level of attention it should do,” Peter Sands, Global Fund’s head, told AFP during a visit to New Delhi.

Published
07 February 2019
From
South China Morning Post
Glimmers of hope: moving towards better HIV and TB treatment in eastern Europe

Eastern Europe continues to have one of the worst HIV epidemics in the world outside sub-Saharan Africa, with the worst linkage to care of any region in

Published
07 February 2019
By
Gus Cairns
PEPFAR partners reveal HIV prevention service cuts from expanded “Mexico City Policy,” as organizations endorse act to end its restrictions

“Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance” policy, also known as the Global Gag Rule, is hitting services for young women the hardest, survey finds

Published
04 February 2019
From
Science Speaks
Global Fund must copper-bottom claims it has saved 27 million lives, say experts

One of the world's largest development funds risks “overstating” the number of lives it has saved and must improve transparency, experts have warned.

Published
30 January 2019
From
The Telegraph
Why Are Wealthy Nations Becoming Less Inclined to Fight Global AIDS?

Bono sums up the root of the problem with one word: populism.

Published
25 January 2019
From
Poz
Bouquets and brickbats for India's fight against TB, HIV and Malaria

India will become the first country from the global south to host a Preparatory Meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, slated to be held in the national capital on February 7 and 8.

Published
18 January 2019
From
The Week
Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate fight

At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that still kill millions, the head of a global health fund said on Friday.

Published
14 January 2019
From
Reuters
DFID needs to keep pushing on AIDS, says HIV-positive MP

The United Kingdom’s aid department must put more resources into fighting HIV/AIDS or risk seeing global progress backslide, according to politician Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who stood up in the House of Commons and revealed he was HIV positive late last year.

Published
11 January 2019
From
Devex
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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