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Grindr sharing the HIV status and other personal information of their users with third parties without their informed consent is unacceptable

The EATG is disturbed by the news, reported by BuzzFeed News, about Grindr sharing the HIV status information of their users with two third companies, Apptimize and Localytics. Such actions…

Toward an effective strategy to combat HIV, hepatitis C and the opioid epidemic: Recommendations for policy makers

A dramatic increase in opioid use has led to drug-related overdose deaths surpassing motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of mortality among adults under 50 in the U.S. In…

UN agency chief under pressure to quit over handling of sexual assault inquiry

Head of UNAids faces scrutiny after agency’s ‘deeply disturbing and tone-deaf’ response to allegations about former deputy The director of UNAids, Michel Sidibé, is facing calls to resign over his…

PEPFAR highlights gains and accountability, while treatment advocates highlight “Deadly Impact” of policy, funding gaps

Boasting “first-ever, site-level program results” and a “new transparency milestone,” the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief today (April 10) released its 14th Annual Report to Congress, highlighting…

Interactive civil society hearing in preparation for the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

Interactive civil society hearing to be held on 4 June 2018 in preparation for the UN High-Level Meeting on TB. 27 April 2018 is deadline for applications for accreditation for…

Stakeholders survey: ECDC/EMCDDA guidance on prevention and control of infectious diseases among PWID

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) are inviting all stakeholders to complete an online survey on…

Third and final phase of TB HLM Community Consultation launched

The Affected Communities and Civil Society Advisory Panel to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB (TB HLM) has launched the third and final phase of Community Consultations for the TB…

TAGline Spring 2018: Bend the curves

Bend the curves: Activism and the elimination of HIV, HCV, and TB Incremental change—activism that successfully defends or advances critical research or policy—can sometimes feel inconsequential, particularly when it is…

Online survey: Civil society perspectives on the EU Action Plan on Drugs

The Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSFD) has prepared an online questionnaire to assess civil society perspectives on the implementation of the EU Action Plan on Drugs (2017-2020). Civil society members who…

IAS releases 2018 annual letter

International AIDS Society: AIDS Is (Still) Political In the organization’s annual letter, IAS addresses the role of politics in HIV/AIDS efforts and explores the following questions, “Who are we ending…

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