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Tuberculosis: The cornerstone of the AMR threat

The TB Europe Coalition released a policy paper, Tuberculosis: The cornerstone of the AMR threat, providing a brief overview of what antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is. Furthermore, the paper looks in…

People still being denied improved treatment for multidrug-resistant TB

Médecins Sans Frontières urges governments to step up the use of newer TB drugs. Guadalajara, Mexico, October 13, 2017—People with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are still not receiving two newer TB…

HIV JUSTICE Toolkit to support advocacy against HIV criminalisation now online

HIV JUSTICE WORLDWIDE launched a tool, HIV Justice Toolkit, aiming to support advocates to oppose HIV criminalisation at all levels – from educating communities and lawmakers to defending individual cases.…

Joint NGO statement on health sustainability in trade and investment agreements

Last week EATG contributed to this joint statement at a Civil Society Dialogue meeting on EU trade policy and Sustainable Development with European Commissioner Malmström (Trade). The reason the subject matters…

Testing Week Statement on Most Affected Populations – Read and Share

Anticipating the upcoming European HIV-Hepatitis Testing Week, an alliance of NGOs has issued the following statement in support of reaching out to and involving most affected populations in HIV and…

EATG signs on call to action for reconsidering primary HIV prevention

Reconsidering primary prevention: Call to action for the global HIV response The world needs a new phase in the evolution of the HIV response – one that reinvigorates prevention by…

Moscow Buyers Club: Russia’s AIDS patients work together to overcome medication shortages

MOSCOW, October 8 -- Many of the posts on the website Pereboi.ru -- a chat room for Russians diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS -- are alarming. "Today…

EATG signs on joint statement from civil society organisations on the situation faced by the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan

Mass detention of Azeri LGBTI people– the LGBTI community urgently needs your support Alarming stories of physical violence, verbal abuse, forced medical examinations and detentions of LGBTI people have been…

Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) established and working

02.10.2017: The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) is glad to announce the launch of its work in the Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) region. EHRA is a…

Matthias Wienold: Medical education must be a joint enterprise

It is truly a great privilege to get to know the professors, lecturers, and researchers who make and shape medical education. They are the ones who strive to transform motivated…