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Business as usual for governments at the UN as drugs hit record levels

14 March 2019, VIENNA – The International Drug Policy Consortium expresses disappointment following the UN’s adoption of a 10-year global drug strategy that fails to deal with the realities and the devastating…

UNAIDS report: Health, rights and drugs: harm reduction, decriminalization and zero discrimination for PWUD

Promises to improve health outcomes for people who inject drugs remain unfulfilled as 99% do not have adequate access to HIV and harm reduction services -- New report by UNAIDS…

TAG statement on the President’s FY 2020 budget proposal

Treatment Action Group (TAG) opposes the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget proposal, which makes a mockery of the administration's purported strategy to end AIDS in the United States over…

Attack on Athens Checkpoint

On Monday, March 11, there was an arson attack in the premises of Athens Checkpoint - the most prominent community-based HIV testing and counseling facility in Greece, offering free services…

Health GAP: Trump budget proposes largest ever cuts to global HIV programs

Health Global Access Project (Health GAP) released the following reaction to President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request: “Just one month ago, President Trump promised during the State of the…

TAG statement on FDA priority review of pretomanid

Statement from Treatment Action Group on FDA priority peview of TB Alliance’s new anti-TB drug pretomanid. March 11, 2019 – Treatment Action Group (TAG) welcomes the exciting news of a…

TB CAB statement on safety of using bedaquiline and delamanid together

Global TB CAB welcomes confirmation of safety of using bedaquiline and delamanid together, urges uptake. March 12, 2019 – The Global TB Community Advisory Board (TB CAB) welcomes the important…

Gregg Gonsalves: This is not a cure for my HIV

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. H.I.V. is not going away…

World TB Day 2019: IT’S TIME for action!

World TB Day, 24 March 2019, follows a year that generated concerted high-level commitment for the fight against TB. Heads of State came together at the first-ever UN High-Level Meeting…

TB outreach in Bulgaria post Global Fund – a guessing game?

On 14th and 15th of February, TB Europe Coalition organised a two-day advocacy workshop for civil society organisations and activists from all around Bulgaria. The workshop aimed to build and…

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