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New confidential text shows draft deal on UN TB Declaration

A newly agreed draft text of the United Nations political declaration on tuberculosis was released to governments today, affirming the use of flexibilities in international trade rules on intellectual property,…

At 83, AIDS activist Larry Kramer isn’t done ripping into his foes in pharma, FDA, and NIH

Over the course of three decades, the name Larry Kramer has become synonymous with the gay rights movement, patient rights — and savage attacks on public officials and drug companies.…

UN TB negotiations: What is at stake?

With negotiations over the final language of a United Nations high level declaration on ending tuberculosis still ongoing, the stakes are high as different TB stakeholders await the outcome. The…

Kofi Annan’s AIDS legacy

By UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé A shining light of Africa has passed away. An African at heart, but a global citizen, Kofi Annan symbolized the best of humanity. He…

ITPC: Our #AIDS 2018 highlights

Check out highlights compiled by the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC) on how communities left a mark in Amsterdam.

AIDS 2018: Defending the rights of people living with HIV at community level in the Russian Federation

Maria Godlevskaya, a courageous community activist living with HIV from the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, was the only Russian language speaker at the opening of the 22nd International…

Outcome document of the United Nations meeting on TB at risk. Germany must not give in to pressure from the US government under Trump!

Berlin, 27.07.2018 -- On 26 September, the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis will take place at the United Nations. During this meeting, the gathered  international community will determine the…

At AIDS 2018, advocates want action from world leaders to end TB-HIV

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (July 23, 2018) — In preparation for the first ever United Nation’s High-Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB), to be held September 26, in New York, advocates…

AIDS 2018: 20 of the world’s leading researchers say scientific evidence does not support HIV criminalization laws

25 July 2018 (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – Twenty of the world’s leading HIV scientists have launched an evidence-based consensus that systematically refutes the rationale for laws that criminalize HIV transmission.…

AIDS 2018: Game over for Gilead’s monopoly on Truvada

AIDES and Coalition PLUS welcome the ruling of the Court of  Justice of the European Union Read the press release here.