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Generic PrEP to Arrive in September 2020, but Will Big Savings Follow?

Only one company will sell a version of the HIV prevention pill Truvada. When others go to market, prices will likely drop further.

Published
10 May 2019
From
Poz
Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention

Officials at the Department of Health and Human Services said the donation came about “as a result of discussions between the Trump administration and Gilead.” Critics said it would not be enough to end the AIDS epidemic and questioned the company’s motives.

Published
10 May 2019
From
The New York Times
Nothing About Us Without Us

This TAGline is all about the importance of community engagement in research to end the epidemics of HIV, HCV, and TB.

Published
03 May 2019
From
TAG
How Activists Uncovered CDC's Ownership of Truvada PrEP Patents

"Nothing for us without us!" When PrEP4All co-founders James Krellenstein and Nick Faust shouted these words at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield, M.D., at AIDSWatch in Washington, D.C., on April 1, it was like they planned it all along.

Published
25 April 2019
From
The Body
Drag troupe 'The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence' mark 40 years of 'dragtivism'

Four decades since they began in San Francisco, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and their campy activism have inspired others, according to member Sister Roma.

Published
23 April 2019
From
NBC News
Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

The former Act Up campaigner is now an epidemiologist — and MacArthur grantee — searching for new ways to halt epidemics.

Published
09 April 2019
From
The New York Times
8 Advocates Share Their Top HIV Policy Issues at AIDSWatch 2019

On April 1, over 500 people living with HIV and their allies from 40 states across the U.S. headed to Capitol Hill for AIDSWatch. There, they passionately advocated about issues affecting their communities, both locally and on a national level. As Bill McColl, vice president for policy and advocacy for AIDS United, said, "This is the first AIDSWatch since the government announced that they are going to end the AIDS epidemic. The community is ready to do it, and we have to take Congress to task about ending the epidemic." Here, we feature a handful of those advocates (a random sample, though not selected scientifically) and the concerns most significant to them.

Published
05 April 2019
From
The Body
A Farewell to Project Inform from HIV Research Advocate David Evans

The HIV community was dealt a sad blow this week when it was announced that the iconic non-profit HIV treatment advocacy organization, Project Inform, will end its programs. Project Inform’s Director of Research Advocacy, David Evans, has been working with the organization in various capacities for the last 27 years. In this message shared with My Fabulous Disease, David reflects on Project Inform’s legacy and on the influence of its legendary founder, Martin Delaney. We must all honor this legacy by ensuring that HIV treatment advocacy remain at the forefront of our movement.

Published
18 March 2019
From
My Fabulous Disease
Obituary: Mags Portman died on February 6th

The sexual-health pioneer and campaigner for access to PrEP was 44

Published
15 March 2019
From
The Economist (requires free registration)
This is Not A Cure for My H.I.V.

The news about a second person who may be free of the infection is a distraction from the work we need to keep focusing on.

Published
11 March 2019
From
New York Times
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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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