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Summary from the Interactive Civil Society Hearing on TB released

The first-ever Interactive Civil Society Hearing to prepare the UN High-Level Meeting on TB took place on 4 June 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York. The summary from…

South Africa makes bedaquiline part of its standard recommended treatment regimen for rifampicin-resistant TB

Global TB CAB welcomes introduction of safer drug for most South Africans with rifampicin-resistant TB; Other countries and the World Health Organization must now follow. 19 June 2018 -- The…

Treatment Action Group welcomes price reductions for TB medicines

Countries and donors must do more to ensure all people with TB have access; further price reductions for newer medicines required. NEW YORK, NY – June 19, 2018 – Treatment…

Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health emphasizes the need for a rights-based approach to TB

On 18 June 2018, the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health released an open letter strongly emphasizing the need for a rights-based approach to TB. The letter is issued…

MSF challenges Gilead’s unmerited patent in China for lifesaving hepatitis C medicine

Affordable generic versions from China could save millions of people’s lives Geneva/New York, 19 June 2018 - The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today filed a legal…

Voicing community interests in the Global Fund

A guideline for the involvement of people living with HIV in Global Fund’s Country Coordination Mechanism The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) in collaboration with the Asia Pacific…

African Union and OAFLA call for immediate prioritisation of accessible health services tailored to the needs of children with or at risk of HIV

On the International Day of the African Child (June 16), the Free To Shine campaign, led by the African Union and the Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA),…

NHS England considers expanding PrEP trial – NAT comment

June 15, 2018 -- Deborah Gold, Chief Executive of NAT (National AIDS Trust) said: “This proposed trial expansion, from 10,000 to 13,000 participants, is essential and we urge NHS England to confirm…

Towards the UN High-Level Meeting on TB: Recommendations by German civil society organizations

The German civil society organizations, addressing the topic of TB in their work, released recommendations to the German Government regarding the processes around the upcoming UN High-Level Meeting on TB.…

Human rights are imperative to the success of the TB response

Advocates highlight in a letter, addressed to the leadership of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB, key human rights commitments. More than 200 people affected by TB, members of…