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The EATG publishes its position paper on drugs policy

Today, on the occasion of the joint meeting of the EU Civil Society Forum on HIV, Hepatitis and TB and the EU Civil Society Forum on Drugs, the European AIDS…

The EATG in the Civil Society Fora joint meetings (Brussels 6-8 November)

From 6-8 November, the EATG will be actively engaged in developing joint advocacy, sharing with and learning from civil society partners across Europe within the EU Civil Society Forum  on…

HIV Drug Therapy 2018 Congress – Quality of Life Across Different Age Groups of People Living with HIV: A Community Perspective

The European AIDS Treatment Group had the opportunity to co-organise and co-chair the ‘Quality of Life Across Different Age Groups of PLHIV: A Community Perspective’ session during this year's HIV Drug Therapy…

STEPS V: HIV CURE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP IN GLASGOW

STEPS, a community initiative to design the pathway to a long-term remission of HIV infection, has reached its 5th edition in Glasgow. This year the theme of the meeting that was held…

HIV Outcomes meeting: Improving long-term health and well-being of people living with HIV (Brussels – 27 November 2018)

One year after the launch of policy recommendations in the European Parliament, the HIV Outcomes initiative returns with an event to launch a "virtual good practice clinic" on chronic HIV…

Join the EATG at the 2018 HIV Drug Therapy Congress in Glasgow

The European AIDS Treatment Group is present at the 2018 HIV Drug Therapy Congress in Glasgow, from the 28th to the 31st of October. As with the previous versions of…

Call for applications: Continuous Patient Education (CoPE) Special call about Living & Ageing with HIV (Quality of Life)

We are pleased to announce that a call for applications for CoPE is now open. Please find below detailed information on how to apply for this grant. The submission deadline…

HIV Travel: The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel and Residence restrictions is updated

The Global Database on HIV-specific Travel & Residence Restrictions, a useful online tool regarding the cross-border mobility of people living with HIV/AIDS, was recently updated. This is a joint collaboration…

M-Care 2018: Sharing the outcomes of the migrant advocates training programme

Today, Africa Advocacy Foundation (AAF) and the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) are launching the M-Care 2018 training programme report. Together with the report we are also launching a set of video…

The EU Civil Society Forum on HIV/AIDS, TB and viral hepatitis reacts to the relevant Commission Staff Working Document

GASTEIN - On 4 October -on the occasion of the European Health Forum discussion on Reaching the SDG targets on Health by 2030 - Actions needed to end AIDS & TB…

#JusticeForZak: sign the petition, join the campaign

On Friday 21 September, Zak Kostopoulos, died as a consequence of brutal beatings in Athens Greece. We call all relevant Greek authorities for a swift, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into…

We call on the authorities to ensure that justice for Zak Kostopoulos is done

On Friday 21 September, Zak Kostopoulos, died as a consequence of brutal beatings in Athens Greece. Zak was an HIV+, sex positive, queer, human rights’ activist and defender, also raising…

EATG General Assembly 2018 (Vilnius, 27-30 September)

The European AIDS Treatment Group is holding its annual General Assembly in Vilnius, Lithuania over the next four days. More than 75 members and the staff of EATG are gathering…

The Value of Health: Improving Outcomes final report was launched

Today, the The Value of Health: Improving Outcomes multi-stakeholder initiative launched its final report at the European Parliament. European AIDS Treatment Group's chair, Nikos Dedes, highlighted the critical importance of…

The European AIDS Treatment Group is looking for a Financial Assistant

Type of contract: Half-time, temporary position with possibility for extension Location: Brussels, Belgium Reporting to: Executive Director Start date: As soon as possible The European AIDS Treatment Group is looking…

The European AIDS Treatment Group is looking for an Executive Director

Type of contract: Full-time, permanent contract Location: Brussels, Belgium Reporting to: Board of Directors Start date: As soon as possible in the range of October-December 2018 The European AIDS Treatment…

2nd Hep-C Community Summit: We are more than just patients

The European AIDS Treatment Group participates in the 2nd Hep-C Community Summit that takes place on the 18th of September in Lisbon. Organised by Correlation European Harm Reduction Network, the summit will…

Webinar: Patient Engagement on Medicines Research & Development

Join us for a webinar about patient engagement in the process of research and development of medicines on Thursday, September 6 from 18:00 to 19:15 CET.   Four European patient…

Open letter: UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on the fight against Tuberculosis

Few weeks before the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on the fight against Tuberculosis, the EATG issues an open letter: 'As negotiations on the final declaration are now being…

ESTICOM: First from a series of community reports from EMIS 2017 is now online

A week ago the EATG co-chaired the satellite symposium "European surveys and trainings to improve MSM community health (ESTICOM)" at the 22nd International AIDS conference.  During this session we had…

Parental consent is required in the majority of countries worldwide

While the intention of age of consent laws for medical services is often to protect children, in practice such laws do the opposite, by discouraging adolescents from accessing the services…

Venezuela falls under the triple attack of HIV, TB and malaria

April 13, 2019: In 2017, the Canadian-based International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO) and Venezuelan NGO Acción Ciudadana Contra el SIDA (ACCSI) released the first “Triple Threat” Bulletin, an X-ray…

PrEP should be offered urgently to gay men with a recent STI or multiple condomless partners

Analysis of men who acquired HIV in the deferred arm of the PROUD study highlights two risk factors that are far more important than any others. “A recent history of…

ILC 2019: Need to inject then infect a human to test hep C vaccine

VIENNA — Although hepatitis C medications can cure infection, a vaccine is needed to eradicate the virus, Eleanor Barnes, MBBS, PhD, said here at the International Liver Congress 2019. "The drugs…

Researchers identify how hepatitis A virus causes liver injury

Researchers identify how liver cells protect against viral attacks

Highlights from ILC 2019

The International Liver Congress (ILC), 10-14 April 2019, Vienna, Austria The International Liver Congress is the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). *************************************…

The on-demand approach to PrEP is becoming more popular. But is it safe?

The on-demand approach to PrEP, the HIV-preventing drug regimen, is becoming more popular. But is it safe? An Australian man recently made headlines as the seventh reported case, worldwide, of a…

What do people who practice anal sex desire for preventing HIV?

New study explores three delivery methods for rectal microbicides Sometimes a well-made shirt can look great on a hanger, but it's an entirely different experience when you handle the shirt…

Janssen presents new data for SYMTUZA

Janssen presents new data from first Phase 3 trial of a single-tablet regimen in a rapid initiation model of care demonstrating safety and efficacy with SYMTUZA® through 48 weeks --…

Longer neutrophil lifespan may contribute to HIV-associated intestinal inflammation

The increased survival of white blood cells called neutrophils is associated with alterations in the intestinal microbiome of HIV-infected individuals, according to a study published April 11 in the open-access…

Noninvasive Fibrosis Assessments Recommended in Patients With HIV

The use of noninvasive tools with a high negative predictive value for significant liver fibrosis may help reduce the number of liver biopsies in patients with HIV mono-infection with abnormal…

Biophotonic therapy eliminates bacteria and viruses from organs before transplantation

CROI 2019: Monoclonal antibody may lead to long-term viral load reduction

An experimental monoclonal antibody called PGT121 led to viral suppression that lasted for up to six months in HIV-positive people who started with a low viral load, according to results…

Health expert says hepatitis C could be eliminated quickly in Scotland

A leading expert in hepatitis C has said it could be removed from Scotland in the next five years if efforts to cure people were "energised". Three years ago the…

How mass rape in genocide transformed Rwanda’s response to AIDS

MUHANGA, Rwanda - It would be ridiculous to ask 48-year-old Assoumpta who infected her with the AIDS virus. In the 100 days that spanned Rwanda’s genocide in 1994, she doesn’t…

HIV Stigma Makes Zambian Mothers Think Twice About Exclusive Breastfeeding

In Zambia, women who are HIV-positive are encouraged to exclusively breastfeed their babies, but those mothers say extended breastfeeding is a telltale sign that they have the virus. LUSAKA, ZAMBIA…

Cuba just started giving PrEP away for free to those who need it

A pilot program that began on March 6 has Cuban officials distributing pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to those in need. According to a report in Granma, the official newspaper of the…

ILC 2019: Cure for hepatitis B pushed

Disease affecting 257 million people needs better treatment VIENNA – The International Liver Conference kicked off here today (April 10) with a push to find a cure – not just…

ILC 2019: HIV-infected individuals at high risk of NAFLD and progressive liver disease

Latest studies confirm increasing burden of NAFLD in people with HIV infection as viral hepatitis prevalence and associated mortality decline 11 April 2019, Vienna, Austria: The increasing burden and risk…