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Hepatitis webinars: The entire collection from the HAND project

In the framework of the HAND - Hepatitis Access Needs Project, EATG has produced a series of webinars about hepatitis treatment and prevention in English and Russian. To watch the…

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…

ECHOES survey now LIVE: Community Health Workers are invited to provide input!

The ECHOES survey is now LIVE - Community Health Workers who provide sexual health and support services for MSM in the EU and neighbouring countries are invited to participate NOW…

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…

Hepatitis prevention webinar – Register now!

EATG and the HAND - Hepatitis Access Needs Project would like to invite you to the upcoming webinar on Prevention of Hepatitis B and C that will take place on Monday, 16 October 2017,…

Register now! Webinar on hepatitis B treatment

EATG invites you to a community oriented webinar on Hepatitis B Treatment that will take place on Monday, 18 September 2017, 15:00 – 16:00 CET. The webinar will be held by…

EATG signs on submission to the European Commission on SPC review

Over 30 civil society organisations urge EU to abolish supplementary protection certificates mechanism In an open letter and open submission, thirty-three civil society organisations have called on the European Commission…

Register now! Webinar on regulatory approval of medicines

EATG invites you to a community oriented webinar on the Regulatory Approval Processes of Medicines that will take place on Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 15:00 – 16:00 CET. The webinar will be held…

Register now! Webinar on hepatitis C treatment

EATG invites you to a community oriented webinar on Hepatitis C Treatment that will take place on Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 15:00 – 16:00 CET. The webinar will be held by Prof.…

STEPS IV Cure Workshop in Milan on 24/10/2017

If you are planning to attend the EACS meeting in Milan, Italy (October 25-27), you are invited to apply to the fourth community meeting focused on HIV cure, therapeutic vaccines…

Conference invitation – From HIV testing and linkage to care to the integration of HIV, Hepatitis, TB & STIs

We are pleased to inform you about the European conference “from HIV testing and linkage to care to the integration of HIV, Hepatitis, TB & STIs” that will take place…

Community response to the drug-resistant TB crisis in Europe

On 12-15 May 2017, EATG, in collaboration with the Global TB Community Advisory Board (TB CAB), TBpeople (the Eastern European and Central Asian network of people with experience of TB)…

Register now! Webinar on hepatitis A in Europe

The World Health Organization reports that the recent outbreaks of hepatitis A virus (HAV) mainly affect communities of men having sex with men. We also know that people living with…

All EATG annual reports on one page

No more bulky printed booklets or large PDF files - view and read all EATG annual reports from the last four years on this page: https://www.eatgannualreport.com/ EATG has been working to…

EATG signed on TAG call for TB research for pregnant women

EATG signed a call initiated by Treatment Action Group (TAG, US) for support TB research for pregnant women that is addressed to the Task Force on Research Specific to Pregnant and…

New results from Flash! PrEP in Europe released at IAS 2017

Paris, 26 July: AIDES and PLUS announced to conference attendees from the world over results from the biggest European survey ever to be conducted regarding knowledge, interest and utilisation of…

IAS2017 – Community Paris Declaration published

At the IAS2017 Conference, Paris, 24/07/2017 It is international AIDS conferences that ignite minds and mark turning points in the fight against HIV. This is sometimes a scientific announcement (the arrival…

Lay Summaries workshop: Report now out!

Today the results from clinical trials are usually discussed within the scientific community only and are seldom spread to the general public. With the release of the EU Clinical Trials…

IAS publishes Bruno Spire’s suggestion for GIPA 2.0

In a blog post, IAS has published HIV+ researcher and activist Bruno Spire's proposal for a new, better and more functional GIPA Principles. The Greater Involvement of People with HIV/AIDS…

Webinar: Engaging policy makers ahead of the Ministerial Conference and UN High-Level Meeting on TB

Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA) will host a webinar on 25 October 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EEST on how civil society…

Hate, discrimination lead to rise of HIV in Russia, experts say

Experts are shocked over the spread of HIV in Russia and eastern Europe. The problem has reached epidemic proportions, despite the fact that methods for stopping the spread of the…

Republic of Moldova to fund HIV prevention services for key populations

The Republic of Moldova’s National Health Insurance Fund has announced that it will finance HIV prevention services provided by nongovernmental organizations for two projects for key populations. The services will…

Something is still very wrong in Kyiv

As Kyiv's anticorruption reformers continue their uphill struggle, they face increasingly strong resistance from law enforcement agencies. On October 11, as Olga Stefanyshyna, the executive director of Patients of Ukraine,…

EU to get rid of big pharma-friendly SPCs

Extended monopoly protection by the Regulation EC 469/2009 concerning the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) mechanism for medicinal products has led to spiralling prices in Europe for lifesaving medicines, while exhausting…

US HHS Adult and adolescent antiretroviral treatment guidelines updated

An overview of the updates is available here. The guidelines can be downloaded here.

Leading medical organizations issue recommendations regarding hepatitis C in pregnancy

High-risk pregnancy experts published eight specific recommendations for screening, treatment and management of hepatitis C in pregnancy Hepatitis C (HCV) during pregnancy is associated with serious, adverse outcomes. Infants born…

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…

Good Participatory Practice Guidelines for TB Vaccine Research 2017

Aeras releases a document providing systematic guidance on how to effectively engage stakeholders throughout the entire life cycle of TB vaccine research. GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Describing the value of working…

TBVAC2020 review article now online

TBVAC2020 (a European consortium of TB R&D partners led by TBVI and funded by the EC) gives an update on its progress towards the development of new, safe and affordable TB…

Three kidney metrics worse with HIV than without in aging adults

Having HIV infection raised the chances of impaired kidney function by three standard measures in a Dutch comparison of aging adults living with versus without HIV. In a longitudinal analysis,…

Skin diseases remain common in older adults with HIV

Skin conditions, including syphilis, actinic keratosis, seborrheic dermatitis, and onychomycosis, remain common in patients with HIV who are older than 50, according to recent research presented at IDWeek 2017, held…

Male circumcision programs: beneficial for women

A new paper published in The Lancet Global Health suggests that greater access to voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) for men in sub-Saharan Africa has put women at lower risk…

Mathematically modeling HIV drug pharmacodynamics

World first: scientists find where HIV ‘hides’ to evade detection by the immune system

In a decades-long game of hide and seek, scientists from Sydney's Westmead Institute for Medical Research have confirmed for the very first time the specific immune memory T-cells where infectious…

Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus

A University of Alabama at Birmingham team led by Jamil Saad, Ph.D., has solved the last unknown protein structure of HIV-1, the retrovirus that can cause AIDS. Knowledge of this…

HIV quintuples risk for severe influenza

Patients with HIV receiving care at a hospital in Malawi were nearly three times more likely to have an influenza-like illness and five times more likely to develop severe influenza…

Patients suffering injuries in low & middle-income countries have higher prevalence of HIV

Both HIV and injury are major public health problems, especially in low and middle-income countries (LMICs), where the majority of problems affect multiple millions of people annually. Although both HIV…

Efficacy of ravidasvir plus sofosbuvir for chronic hepatitis C genotype 4

Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus-genotype-4 (HCV-GT4) in countries with limited resources may have a new treatment option with the combination of ravidasvir (an NS5A inhibitor) plus sofosbuvir, with or…