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MSF challenges Gilead’s patent application for hepatitis C combination treatment in China, to bring down prices

Gilead recently launched one of these drugs for $100/pill in China Geneva, 18 December 2017 – The international medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has filed a legal patent…

Key populations platform in Ukraine established

On 11 and 12 December, representatives of four populations at higher risk of HIV infection—people who inject drugs, sex workers, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people and former prisoners—gathered…

STEP-UP 2017 ends with a graduation ceremony

On 7-10 December 2017 module 5 of the STEP-UP Training Academy took place in Warsaw. This was the last module of the very successful 2017 programme. At the graduation activists…

Interview: He’s living and leading in Turkey with HIV

Bob Leahy in conversation with Minas from Istanbul about the face of activism in Turkey and how Minas bravely burst onto the world stage in July 2017. If you followed…

Registration for AIDS 2018 is now open

World AIDS Day marked the opening of registration for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018), taking place on 23-27 July 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, under the theme Breaking…

Turkey’s joint declaration for World AIDS Day

HIV has changed. Have we? On World AIDS Day Red Ribbon Istanbul released a joint declaration, signed by the most prominent Turkish medical associations and a number of civil society…

EATG4WOMEN – EATG launches new website and project!

EATG4Women has a new website!!! www.eatg4women.com On this year's day of remembrance, World AIDS Day, EATG is choosing to launch a new website (www.eatg4women.com) dedicated to the EATG4Women portfolio in…

Argentina: Sofosbuvir patent rejected

Hepatitis C: In Argentina INPI rejected a key patent on sofosbuvir Argentina has made an important step forward to protect local production of generics of an essential medicine to treat…

People living with HIV can live longer, but urgently need improved care to achieve better health outcomes and quality of life

Brussels, 29 November 2017: Experts unveiled a set of recommendations on Wednesday to address health problems facing people living with HIV. Treatments are helping people with HIV live long lives,…

‘I don’t feel like I’m a threat anymore.’ New HIV guidelines are changing lives.

Last year, Chris Kimmenez and his wife asked their doctors a simple question. Could Chris, who has been HIV positive since 1989 but keeps the virus in check through medication,…