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  • Desperate border crossings, as Venezuela runs short of HIV drugs

    Venezuela's economic meltdown has triggered the biggest exodus of people in modern Latin American history.

    03 October 2018 | Reuters
  • Why Payers Sometimes Restrict Access To Single Tablet Regimens For HIV Patients

    Cost-effectiveness analysis suggests that resources are better spent on STRs than MTRs. But, good value for money is not necessarily the same thing as cost savings, at least not in the short term. In fact, it usually implies a positive cost per Quality-Adjusted-Life-Year ratio. In other words, one is spending more to get more.

    02 October 2018 | Forbes
  • UK: Government funding cuts leave sexual health and HIV care at 'breaking point'

    Surveys of members of the British Association of Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and the British HIV Association (BHIVA) provide new evidence of pressure on over stretched sexual health services and a sector at 'breaking point'.

    29 September 2018 | BHIVA press release
  • Britons Pay Hundreds for HIV Drugs. Why Do Americans Pay Thousands?

    Britain’s National Health Service far outperforms America’s health care system — for far less money — at keeping H.I.V. patients healthy.

    25 September 2018 | New York Times
  • UNAIDS welcomes increase in funding from the Netherlands

    UNAIDS welcomes the decision by its third largest donor, the Netherlands, to increase its funding to UNAIDS by more than 20%. The Netherlands will provide US$ 23.3 million in core funding in 2018, compared to US$ 19.2 million in 2017.  

    24 September 2018 | UNAIDS
  • Forum on China-Africa Cooperation: what it means for health

    Investment in health is an essential component of the FOCAC. Whereas some laud China's investment strategy, others deplore that gains to health are hard to track. Andrew Green reports.

    21 September 2018 | The Lancet (requires free registration)
  • Scotland: HIV charity saved after government funding u-turn

    HIV Scotland feared it would have to shut after losing out on Scottish Government cash earlier in the year, forcing staff lay offs. Now, Public Health Minister Joe FitzPatrick has confirmed the Scottish Government has offered the charity £231,000 over three years.

    20 September 2018 | Evening Express
  • A Crazy, Murky System for Pricing HIV Drugs

    A new gold-standard triple therapy for H.I.V. has just made its debut in Africa. It costs $75 a year. In the United States, many people with H.I.V. take an almost identical therapy. It costs $39,000 a year. The United States is infamous for its high cost of health care — and HIV medicines are a big part of that.

    18 September 2018 | New York Times
  • Global Fund Partnership has Saved 27 Million Lives

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria released a report today demonstrating that 27 million lives have been saved by the Global Fund partnership. The report shows tremendous progress that has been achieved by efforts to end the epidemics, while highlighting new threats.

    13 September 2018 | Global Fund
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina must continue the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB without Global Fund's aid

    Bosnia and Herzegovina can remain a country with the lowest HIV rate in Europe and sustained reduction of tuberculosis levels only if full implementation of the transition from international funding towards sustainable domestically owned HIV and TB responses is ensured. But, international funding from the Global Fund to Fight HIV/ AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria is ending this year.

    10 September 2018 | Independent Balkan News Agency
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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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