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Drug firm boss who raised price of HIV medicine trolls Hillary Clinton after collapse at 9/11 memorial service

A 'hated' drug firm boss who raised the price of HIV medicine recorded a video of himself trolling Hillary Clinton after she collapsed at a 9/11 memorial service. Martin Shkreli shouted abuse at the politician as she left her daughter's apartment where she had been resting after suffering from pneumonia

Published
12 September 2016
From
Mirror.co.uk
Sexual health charity launches new edition of popular booklet to improve HIV diagnosis and care in general practice

A new 2016 edition of MEDFASH's " HIV in Primary Care" has been published. An essential guide for GPs, practice nurses and other members of the primary healthcare team.

Published
12 September 2016
From
MEDFASH press release
Why 2.1 million Indians infected with HIV do not get the drugs they need

Each of an estimated 2.1 million Indians infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) should be getting a cocktail of drugs to prolong their lives and reduce infections, but no more than 44% do, the minister of health told the Lok Sabha (parliament’s lower house) in April 2016.

Published
12 September 2016
From
Firstpost
Americans Still Say HIV/AIDS Is an Important 2016 Election Topic

With fewer than 10 weeks until the November general election, there is no shortage of topics for the presidential candidates to discuss and debate. On the health care front, the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: August 2016 indicates that, though health-related concerns have largely taken a backseat in media coverage, a number of these issues -- including HIV -- are priorities for voting Americans.

Published
12 September 2016
From
The Body
This Is What It’s Like To Be Dying Of AIDS – And Then Survive

Twenty years ago, revolutionary new drugs transformed HIV/AIDS, bringing people back from the brink of death. But what happens when you plan to die only to recover? Three people, whose stories span the global epidemic, told BuzzFeed News what it means to have a second chance at life.

Published
10 September 2016
From
BuzzFeed
Matthias Wienold – Going shopping for PrEP in Germany

Matthias Wienold, a German physician who uses PrEP, describes the situation where he can use his doctor's licence to buy PrEP abroad - but has to conceal to his home authorities that it is for personal use.

Published
09 September 2016
From
EATG
My transition toward trans awareness

I recall when a colleague told me in 2014 that some transgender women advocates were unhappy with iPrEx. I was surprised and disappointed.

Published
08 September 2016
From
Robert Grant (blog)
WHO launches Target Regimen Profiles for TB treatment

Aimed at the pharmaceutical industry, research institutions, product development partnerships and donors, the new profiles seek to guide the drug/regimen development process, enabling important drug and regimen features to respond to the needs of end-users, care providers and policymakers.

Published
08 September 2016
From
World Health Organization
Letter to Gilead Sciences on attempts to remove generic sofosbuvir from Ukraine

MSF is in the process of planning and beginning to deliver hepatitis C treatment to patients in Ukraine, a country suffering from the highest hepatitis C prevalence in the region - and which has one of the world’s highest rates of hepatitis C infection. The availability of multiple sources of new DAAs - and, in particular, sofosbuvir - is critical for treatment providers, including MSF, to manage a sustainable and affordable supply for medical operations.

Published
07 September 2016
From
MSF
Atlanta group joins federal complaint against HIV drug costs

An Atlanta AIDS group joined a multi-state effort Tuesday to reduce the costs of HIV drugs by two insurance firms, asserting that the high prices discriminate against people living with the disease.

Published
07 September 2016
From
Atlanta Journal Constitution

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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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