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France to provide universal access to hepatitis C treatment

France will provide access to hepatitis C treatment with direct-acting antivirals to everyone diagnosed with hepatitis C from September 2016, and will begin to provide treatment to everyone with stage…

UNAIDS announces 2 million more people living with HIV on treatment in 2015, bringing new total to 17 million

New report from UNAIDS shows that the number of people accessing antiretroviral medicines has more than doubled since 2010 GENEVA/NAIROBI, 31 May 2016—An estimated 17 million people were accessing life-saving…

Burden of pricey hepatitis C drugs heaviest in Eastern Europe

May 31, 2016 - New hepatitis C drugs that can cure the liver-destroying disease are revolutionizing treatment but their high price is a huge burden in some countries, particularly in…

NHS England: Further update on commissioning and provision of PrEP for HIV prevention

31 May 2016 - PrEP is a way of using anti-retroviral drugs – usually used for treating people with diagnosed HIV-  to stop viral transmission. Evidence of effectiveness is strongest…

New UN treatment targets for HIV/AIDS would be ‘expensive but worth every penny’

A new study finds that implementing the United Nations targets for HIV testing and treatment would be an expensive but ultimately very cost-effective way to increase survival, reduce the number…

Drug pricing, generics figure into WHO strategies on HIV, hepatitis

May 28, 2016 - As the 69th World Health Assembly draws to a close, member states are in the process of approving a series of draft global health sector strategies…

WHO takes first step towards de-linking drug prices from access and innovation issues

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will establish an expert technical committee that will help countries set health priorities as well as a global observatory that identifies gaps in health research…

ViiV Healthcare, Medicines Patent Pool extend licence for dolutegravir to all lower middle-income countries

Specifically benefits more than 270,000 people living with HIV in Armenia, Moldova, Morocco and Ukraine  Geneva, 25 April 2016 — The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and ViiV Healthcare announced an extension of…

A simple ask in 2016: the UN goal of universal HIV treatment

From Simon Collins blog This post is about two open meetings I attended this month at the United Nations as part of preparations for the upcoming UN High Level Meeting…

Webinar – Affordability and Access to Medicines

This webinar on the basics of affordability of and access to medicines is somewhat focused on Eastern Europe though it is relevant to other parts of Europe, too.  It addresses the…

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