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Video reports from the HepHIV conference and the ECDC symposium in Malta

The HIV and HCV testing and surveillance symposium organised by the Maltese Presidency of the EU and ECDC, and the HepHIV2017 Conference organised by HIV in Europe were held in…

HIV activist battles drugs and discrimination in Ukraine

Growing up in eastern Ukraine, Svitlana Moroz said she was a typically reckless teenager who believed she'd live forever. She shared needles with friends to inject opium, had unprotected sex…

Medicines issued from EU-funded research should be widely accessible, groups say

Health advocacy groups called on the European Commission to change the way it funds research and development for new medicines so that innovations can serve a larger public. The call…

Where is civil society in the fight against TB?

The TB epidemic kills 1.8m people a year – fighting it requires huge social mobilisation on the scale of the battle against HIV/AIDS Last year I met Saw Robert, a…

Action Plan to address HIV and TB funding withdrawals in middle-income countries

Despite commitments from governments to “leave no one behind” across all health and development work, funding from donors for HIV and TB responses is decreasing and governments are not living…

New report shines spotlight on need for more investments in community leadership and mobilization to end HIV as an epidemic

January 9, 2017 – The success of recent local and state initiatives to end HIV as an epidemic will hinge on community mobilization efforts to inspire engagement in care and…

Advocates call for more research on immune-enhancing therapies for people with HIV

HIV/AIDS activists recently issued a call for expanded research to accelerate the development of immune-enhancing therapies for HIV-positive immunological non-responders -- people who achieve viral suppression on antiretroviral therapy but…

Pressure builds on WHO to show leadership on access to medicines

Frustrated at the lack of commitment by the World Health Organization (WHO) on intellectual property and access to medicines, civil society organizations are making their views known. With a decision…

EUPATI interviews with Luís Mendão

Luís Mendão is a member of the Board of Directors of the EATG. Click here to watch the interview with Luís Mendão on early HIV activism. Click here to watch…

A CALL TO ACTION BY THE BEYOND VIRAL SUPPRESSION INITIATIVE

A CALL TO ACTION BY THE BEYOND VIRAL SUPPRESSION INITIATIVE Improving Outcomes for People Living with HIV This is a call to action for European governments, international organisations, patient organisations,…