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EATG General Assembly in Sofia 23-25 September 2016

The European AIDS Treatment Group is holding its general assembly in Sofia, Bulgaria this weekend of 23-25 September 2016. More than 70 people gathered in the posh but comfortable Sofia…

Ban calls for continued efforts to secure equal rights for LGBT community

21 September 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the international community to continue working for equal rights and fair treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)…

Stop TB Partnership calls for UN High-Level Meeting on TB in 2017

19 September 2016 - New York, USA - The first day of the 28th Stop TB Partnership Coordinating Board Meeting ended with the Board endorsing a call to convene a…

After the Russian Parliament Elections: what to expect?

After the recent elections to the State Duma in Russia last Sunday, it became clear that the legislative strategy of the Russian Parliament regarding civil society is unlikely to change…

OptTEST meeting in Athens – Program now available

The Greek Association of People Living with HIV (PLWH) “Positive Voice” and the "HIV in Europe", OptTEST project (Optimising testing and linkage to care for HIV across Europe) jointly organise…

Michel Kazatchkine: Intervention on the HIV Action plan resolution

Remarks given by Michel Kazatchkine, UN Secretary-General Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, at Sixty-sixth session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Copenhagen, September…

Invitation to the EUPATI 2016 Conference

All Aboard to a Better Health Future 14 December 2016 – The Square - Brussels, Belgium. Dear Colleague, In December, patient experts in the medicines research and development process will graduate…

Open Letter to the European Commission on the follow-up of the June 2016 EU Council Conclusions

The  open letter by the European Alliance on Responsible R&D and Affordable Medicines is asking the European Commission to ensure a transparent, inclusive and independent process regarding the envisaged evaluation of…

MSF urges governments to set medical research policies that align with people’s health needs

New MSF report exposes pharma industry failings and highlights new ways of researching and developing medicines that address public health needs Geneva, 14 September, 2016 – Governments must do more…

Russian HIV workers fear blacklisting

Despite a growing HIV epidemic in Russia, groups working to prevent the spread of the virus are worried they will be blacklisted for taking foreign funding. So far four organisations…