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UK has 'signed a death warrant' for South Africans with HIV-Aids

One of the world’s leading Aids activists has accused Britain of “signing a death warrant” for South Africans in need of treatment after withdrawing aid from the Treatment Action Campaign, which now faces ruin.

Published
05 November 2014
From
The Guardian
Bristol-Myers Plan to Widen Access to its Hep C Drug is Criticized

“Unfortunately, history seems to be repeating itself with BMS, who hasn’t learned from the company’s poor track record responding to the HIV epidemic,” says Rohit Malpani of Doctors Without Borders.

Published
05 November 2014
From
Wall Street Journal
NIH Trial Tests Very Early Anti-HIV Therapy in HIV-Infected Newborns

​A new clinical trial is exploring whether giving anti-HIV therapy soon after birth to infants who became infected with HIV in the womb leads to remission of the virus, enabling the children eventually to stop treatment for an extended time period. The trial aims to build on the case of the 'Mississippi Baby'.

Published
05 November 2014
From
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) press release
Australia performs best in HIV treatment cascade – 62% with undetectable viral load

Australia and northern European countries are doing far better than North America at retaining people living with HIV in care and achieving viral suppression, according to a comprehensive

Published
04 November 2014
By
Keith Alcorn
Generic antiretrovirals could save NHS £1.25 billion over 5 years, study finds

Switching all patients taking antiretrovirals in the United Kingdom to generic versions of the drugs they are taking, if available, would save around £1.25 billion between 2015 and

Published
04 November 2014
By
Michael Carter
Nigeria: HIV Positive Persons Barricade NACA to Protest Living Conditions

People living with HIV/AIDS, yesterday laid siege at the entrance of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) Abuja, to protest what they described as their poor condition of living, which they said, has increased their mortality rate to 20,000 every month.

Published
04 November 2014
From
AllAfrica
Why Michael Weinstein Gets Blamed for PrEP Myths

Michael Weinstein was a pioneer in fighting the stigma around HIV since the early 1980s. So why are people so upset with his activism these days?

Published
04 November 2014
From
The Advocate
TB activists call for a bigger piece of the pie from the Global Fund

Today (October 31) TB activists interrupted the plenary session at the 45th Conference on Lung Health, calling on the Global Fund and partners to increase the amount of funds allocated to TB without jeopardizing funding to HIV and malaria and other diseases.

Published
04 November 2014
From
TB Online
45th Union World Conference on Lung Health: TB activists speak out

At a symposium on Saturday entitled “Community driven solutions: present perspectives and future vision”, four community TB activists shared their goals and challenges as they work to elevate tuberculosis awareness and ensure humane supportive care to patients with tuberculosis.

Published
04 November 2014
From
Science Speaks
Bristol-Myers Squibb announces HCV global access plans

Bristol-Myers Squibb’s HCV developing world access approach will utilize tiered pricing, licensing agreements and working in collaboration with other stakeholders who share in our commitment to working toward the eradication of hepatitis C.

Published
03 November 2014
From
Bristol-Myers Squibb press release

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