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The patient advocates will see you now: Cancer groups trial the AIDS model for interacting with industry

It’s easy to say you are patient centred – until you are asked to spell out what that means in terms of your processes and practice. Last summer 11 patient…

Russian HIV prevention group closes after fine under ‘foreign-agent’ law

A Russian nongovernmental organization focused on preventing the spread of the HIV virus that causes AIDS says it has closed its office in the Siberian region of Altai Krai because…

Appeal lodged against decision to uphold Gilead’s patent on hepatitis C drug

Paris, 5 December 2018 – Six organisations, including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), have just appealed the European Patent Office’s September decision to uphold US pharmaceutical corporation Gilead Science’s patent on the…

The European AIDS Treatment Group supports the petition towards the next Global Fund Replenishment Conference

Ahead of the next conference to replenish the Global Fund in October 2019 in France, AIDES -together with collaborating organisations (Action Santé Mondiale / Global Health Advocates, Coalition PLUS, Équilibres & Populations, Médecins du…

UNAIDS report overlooks significant aspects of the global HIV response

29 November 2018: UNAIDS' World AIDS Day 2018 report is selectively silent on persistently high AIDS mortality and looming treatment rationing in light of donor disengagement. This year’s UNAIDS report highlights the…

Pharmaceutical corporations failing children with HIV

MSF criticises pharma for dragging feet on developing HIV drugs for children Geneva, 29 November 2018—Ahead of a Vatican City meeting on scaling up HIV diagnosis and treatment for children,…

NEW FUNDERS CONCERNED ABOUT AIDS’ REPORT SHOWS PRIVATE PHILANTHROPIC SUPPORT FOR THE EPIDEMIC DECREASED BY $37 MILLION BETWEEN 2016 AND 201

Recording the lowest level of disbursements since 2014, organization signals cause for concern Washington, D.C., November 29 , 2018 – In advance of World AIDS Day, Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA)…

Advocates release road map to end US HIV epidemic by 2025

A new report outlines six pillars of work vital to achieving this goal.  On the eve of World AIDS Day, HIV advocates have come together to urge the U.S. government…

Statements on the occasion of World AIDS Day

NIH Statement on World AIDS Day December 1, 2018 Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D., Director, Office of AIDS Research…

HIV Outcomes: Online Compendium of Good Practices for the long-term health of people living with HIV launched

BRUSSELS: Today, HIV Outcomes launched an Online Compendium of Good Practices for securing the long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV.   Although people with HIV can now anticipate…