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CoPE – Special Round of Applications! Apply Now!

We are pleased to announce a special call for CoPE applications, addressing the specific needs of migrant communities in the European and Central Asian region. This call supports the translation…

Hepatitis C Civil Society Declaration launched

At the Hepatitis C Community Summit held on 18-19 April 2017 in Amsterdam, civil society and community organisations from all over Europe launched a declaration to address the urgent need…

EATG is hiring! Executive Assistant position

EATG is looking for an Executive Assistant (EA). The EA will assist the Executive Director and lead the EATG team in its administrative functions. S/he will organize and supervise the…

Do you want to become an EATG intern?

EATG is looking for an intern to support our project based work and office related work. The intern will assist other staff members in their work, but will also get…

Open letter to Gilead Sciences about PrEP by EATG and PrEP in Europe Initiative

Please read and share the letter signed by EATG, as Europe’s transnational HIV treatment and prevention advocacy group, and the PrEP in Europe Initiative (PEI), a partnership of European prevention and…

Ageing with HIV conference follow-up webinar online

The recording from the Ageing with HIV webinar held on 30 March 2017 is now available online:https://www.ageingwithhiv.com/webinars. The webinar is presented by four young persons who attended the Phase 2 conference ‘New…

Interview with Andrej Senih at the Policy Working Group meeting

In this interview, EATG Policy Working Group chair Andrej Senih discusses the topics and outcomes of the meeting the PWG had on 17-18 March 2017. He also explains the significance…

EATG + TAG webinar on tuberculosis treatment is now online

On 13th March 2017, European AIDS Treatment Group and Treatment Action Group (TAG) have jointly organised a webinar on TB Treatment, with special focus on the treatment of drug resistant and multi-drug…

DON’T MISS THIS – CoPE applications now open!

Call for applications: Continuous Patient Education (CoPE) EATG is pleased to announce that a call for applications for CoPE is now open. Please find below detailed information on how to apply…

Webinar – Ageing with HIV conference outcomes – Children and adolescents

AGEING WITH HIV: Conference outcomes - children & adolescents living with HIV The EATG organised a conference about New challenges and unmet needs of children and adolescents living and ageing…

Sitges IX Meeting on Viral Hepatitis – Report now available

In December 2016, EATG together with Alliance for Public Health Ukraine, Eurasian Harm Reduction Network, and Treatment Preparedness Coalition in EECA (ITPCru) convened a meeting on access to direct-acting antivirals…

EATG + TAG webinar on tuberculosis diagnostics now online

On 6th March 2017, European AIDS Treatment Group and Treatment Action Group (TAG) have jointly organised the webinar on TB Diagnostics. The moderator was Evgenia Maron, leader of the EATG TB…

EATG protests against comments by misogynist Polish MEP

Following an incident in the European Parliament, in which Polish MEP Janusz Korwin-Mikke made offensive comments about women and migrants, followed by a Nazi salute, several EATG members felt the…

EATG demands inclusion of TB in WHO global priority list

EATG Chair Jackie Morton, in representation of the European communities of people living with and affected by HIV, sent an open letter to WHO to claim inclusion of tuberculosis in…

EATG + TAG joint webinar on TB treatment

EATG and Treatment Action Group (TAG) invite you to join the webinar on TB Treatment taking place on Monday, 13th March 2017, 15:00-16:30 CET WEBINAR PROGRAMME Topic of the Webinar:…

EUPATI webinar: Presentations now available online

On 30 January 2017 EUPATI held a webinar focused on the revision of the ethical guidelines for biomedical research of the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). David…

Video interviews from CROI2017

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, commonly known as CROI was held in Seattle on 13-16 February 2017. It was also preceded by the now traditional Community HIV Cure…

Webinar – Tuberculosis diagnostics and treatment

European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) and the Treatment Action Group (TAG) are jointly organizing two webinars on TB Diagnostics. We invite you to join the first webinar on TB Diagnostics…

Joint workshop by ILGA-Europe and EATG on HIV

On 9-10 February 2017 ILGA-Europe and EATG jointly implemented a capacity building seminar on the role of LGBTI organisations to address HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s). The training was…

News from CROI2017? Here is your coverage

If you want to follow the news from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections CROI currently held in Seattle, USA, we recommend the following online reporting sources. EATG, as…

HIV patients at greater risk of both heart and kidney disease

HIV patients and their doctors are urged to be more aware of the additional health risks associated with treated HIV infection. This follows new research that shows HIV patients at…

Study finds no evidence raltegravir-based ART regimen leads to cancer or death

A crucial step in the propagation of the HIV is the integration of viral nucleic acids into the host genome. This process occurs with the help of the HIV-1 integrase…

People with HIV more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral therapy than treatment for other chronic health problems

Ageing HIV-positive people have significantly higher levels of adherence to their antiretroviral therapy than to medication taken for other chronic health problems, Swiss investigators report in HIV Medicine. The research…

HIV diagnoses in English gay men have been falling since 2014

A new analysis by Public Health England of testing rates and HIV diagnoses from all of England’s sexual health clinics shows that the decline in diagnoses is England-wide, started at…

High HIV incidence from non-primary partners and low PEP and PrEP use seen in PARTNER study

HIV incidence among the HIV-negative gay men in the PARTNER 1 and 2 studies, due to sex with partners outside the main relationship, was high, and very high in partners…

European AIDS Clinical Society strengthens HPV vaccination advice

New European guidance responds to growing evidence of anal cancer risk in HIV-positive men who have sex with men The European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) has recommended HPV (human papillomavirus)…

HIV patients live longer, require intricate geriatric care

DALLAS - HIV adds to the typical health concerns that affect people as they age, and with fewer people dying of AIDS, healthcare providers are facing more complicated geriatric cases.…

Promising new drug for hepatitis B tested

Promising new drug for hepatitis B tested at Texas Biomedical Research Institute San Antonio, Texas (November 7, 2017) – Research at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) on the…

Scratching the surface of mature monocytes…and coming up with CXCR7

New research in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology reveals potential therapeutic target to reduce brain inflammation in disease New research published online in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology showed for…

Clues to body’s defense against common oral ailment

ACHIEVE Coalition sends open letter to Romanian MoH

The ACHIEVE Coalition sent this open letter to the Minister of Health of Romania today. The letter, co-signed by EATG as a member of ACHIEVE, calls the Romanian government to…

Worldwide 52 million children living with viral hepatitis

New data presented at this year's World Hepatitis Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1-3 November) show that 52 million children are living with viral hepatitis worldwide, compared to 2.1 million…

Hepatitis C buyers’ clubs grow worldwide as a way to obtain affordable treatment

Hidden amongst the thousands of Facebook pages given over to holiday snaps and gossip are groups of patients who have hepatitis C, a disease that affects more than 70 million…

For cancer patients with HIV, immunotherapy appears safe

Checkpoint inhibitor study suggests new treatment options for patients long excluded from cancer immunotherapy clinical trials. Read the full publication here.

Some women with HIV breast-feed in secret

MILAN — Current guidelines recommend that women with HIV avoid breast-feeding, but some do so without advising their physician and without monitoring for the safety of their baby. However, when…

Peripheral neuropathy in patients with HIV: association with additional pain disorders

Patients with a diagnosis of HIV and peripheral neuropathy (HIV-PN) often have ≥1 additional pain disorders, according to an analysis published in Pain Medicine. Investigators obtained patient data from the…

Australia: Uptake of medications for HIV treatment and prevention changes sexual practices

The latest report by UNSW’s Centre for Social Research in Health shows increasing use of HIV medications to prevent the spread of HIV by gay and bisexual men. The Annual…

Australia: Gonorrhoea and syphilis on the rise, HIV stable, and some good news on hepatitis

Australia’s annual report card on STIs and blood-borne viruses finds that gonorrhoea has increased by 63% over the past five years. Gonorrhoea and syphilis diagnoses are increasing in Australia, HIV…

Metabolic syndrome’s link to liver fibrosis in patients with HIV

Although incredible advances in the development and dissemination of antiretroviral therapy (ART) have enabled many individuals with HIV to avoid progressing to AIDS, the efficacy of this therapy means the…

Italian and U.S. researchers look to the future and explore aging-related issues

-- Researchers in Italy and the United States predict that by 2035, three-quarters of HIV-positive people in both countries will be over the age of 50. -- 90% of HIV-positive…