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LGBTQ History Month: The early days of America’s AIDS crisis

From Reagan’s press secretary laughing about the AIDS crisis to the activist group ACT UP shutting down the FDA, this story looks back at the early days of the epidemic.…

HIV Travel: The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel and Residence restrictions is updated

The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel & Residence Restrictions, a useful online tool regarding the cross-border mobility of people living with HIV/AIDS, was recently updated. This is a joint collaboration…

Highlights from the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

  The first-ever UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB took place on 26 September 2018! This week’s edition of the TB Online Weekly Newsletter features highlights from the HLM, including statements…

UN High-Level Meeting on TB: Final countdown!

  The first-ever UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB is taking place this Wednesday, 26 September! This week's edition of the TB Online Weekly Newsletter covers most advocacy initiatives ahead…

HIV treatment in Malta archaic, activist warns

Medication comes at a hefty price of €600 Treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Malta is “archaic” because doctors were prescribing “outdated” drug regiments, HIV awareness activist Mark Josef Rapa has…

WHO calls for urgent action to end TB

First-ever United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB provides historic opportunity 18 September 2018 | New York: Fewer people fell ill and died from tuberculosis (TB) last year but countries are still not doing…

PrEP drug patent overturned in UK – NAT respond

September 18, 2018: The High Court has today overturned Gilead's patent extension on Truvada, the HIV drug also used in PrEP. Deborah Gold, chief executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust)…

2nd Hep-C Community Summit: We are more than just patients

The European AIDS Treatment Group participates in the 2nd Hep-C Community Summit that takes place on the 18th of September in Lisbon. Organised by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network, the summit will…

World AIDS Day 2018 theme encourages everyone to know their HIV status

This year’s theme for World AIDS Day, which will be marking its 30th anniversary on 1 December, will be “Know your status”. Significant progress has been made in the AIDS…

Political Declaration on TB ready for approval at the UN High-Level Meeting

The Political Declaration on the Fight against Tuberculosis (TB) which will be endorsed at the UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB was made public in New York, following the conclusion…

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