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Endorse the UK statement on PrEP access by community organisations working on HIV prevention

We are calling for earlier access to PrEP. The NHS must speed up its evaluation process and make PrEP available as soon as possible. Interim arrangements should be agreed now to provide PrEP to those at the highest risk of acquiring HIV.

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Have Your Say: Virtual Consultation on UNAIDS 2016-2021 Strategy

This is the second and final UNAIDS-hosted virtual consultation to develop the UNAIDS 2016-2021 strategy. The virtual consultations aim to encourage wide-ranging participation, particularly of people living with and affected by HIV, to ensure that together we deliver a people-centred strategy.

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4 hours ago
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UNAIDS
Medicines Patent Pool At 5 Years: Promises Kept, Changes Ahead – An Interview With Greg Perry

The Medicines Patent Pool in Geneva is celebrating five years of existence this month. MPP Executive Director Greg Perry sat down with Intellectual Property Watch Catherine Saez to describe progress made since its inception, the success of its licensing agreement model, and plans for the future, including a possible extension to other diseases such as tuberculosis and hepatitis C.

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Intellectual Property Watch
GSK flags up pipeline as HIV drugs help it beat profit forecasts

GlaxoSmithKline moved to reclaim its prowess as a research powerhouse on Wednesday by flagging up dozens of new drugs and vaccines in development, as demand for new HIV medicines helped it beat quarterly profit forecasts.

Published
30 July 2015
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Reuters
Gilead Profit Tops Estimates as Hepatitis C Drug Sales Surge

Gilead Sciences Inc., maker of the hepatitis C drugs Sovaldi and Harvoni, posted second-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates as revenue surged. Gilead raised its sales forecast for the year.

Published
30 July 2015
From
Bloomberg
Funding crisis puts India's AIDS programme, and lives, at risk

India's fight against AIDS is being jeopardised by a cut in social spending by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, with health workers being laid off and programmes to prevent the spread of the deadly disease curtailed.

Published
29 July 2015
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Reuters
Georgia sets sights on eliminating hepatitis C

A combination of strong political will, public support and experience gained in HIV prevention and control led to this new programme. The Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs is working with a pharmaceutical manufacturer to provide an initial 5000 courses of DAAs as the first part of the programme, followed by 20 000 treatment courses annually free of charge.

Published
27 July 2015
From
WHO Europe
Vancouver's treatment as prevention success is also due to harm reduction and addiction treatment

“We talk a lot about the success of treatment as prevention in Vancouver, but we always need to make sure people understand that this requires an integration

Published
27 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Same-day start to antiretroviral treatment leads to faster HIV suppression in San Francisco

A programme at San Francisco General Hospital that offers antiretroviral therapy (ART) on the same day as HIV diagnosis led to a high rate of treatment uptake

Published
23 July 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
Younger gay men have much lower risk of acquiring HIV than previous generations, but racial disparities persist

An innovative analysis of HIV trends in the Seattle area has found that gay men who were born in the early 1960s had the highest lifetime

Published
23 July 2015
By
Roger Pebody
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