Tagged: HIV/AIDS

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Oxfam today welcomed an agreement between the UNITAID-backed Medicine Patent Pool Foundation (MPPF) and the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to license the antiretroviral drug darunavir to the patent pool. The pool was set up to reduce the cost of HIV medicines.

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HIV and AIDS women’s health advocates at the International AIDS Conference have criticized the lack of funding and policy support from international donors and governments for female condoms, which are a critical woman-initiated tool for fighting the HIV epidemic.

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As preparations for the world AIDS conference in Vienna get underway, world leaders must take steps to provide immediate access to HIV and AIDS treatment, care and prevention for the millions of poor people who need it.

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Life-saving Anti-Retro Virals at the Voluntary Testing and Counselling Centre in Kuito, Angola. Credit: Andy Hall/Oxfam GB

International agency Oxfam has welcomed the announcement by international drug purchasing agency UNITAID to create a patent pool for HIV drugs. Millions of poor people will now have access to cheaper, more appropriate medicines.

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International agency Oxfam today welcomed the prestigious Human Rights Award given to the South African HIV and AIDS organization the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung/ Foundation.

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A caregiver, counselor, and role model, Itumeleng Modimola has nurtured a commitment to care for others into a sanctuary of support for families affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa’s North West Province.

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The European Union is contradicting world trade rules by putting the interests of big drug companies before the 2 billion people in the world who cannot access essential medicines, according to a new report issued today by Oxfam International and Health Action International Europe.

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The International AIDS Conference concluded today without a clear plan or any new impetus to reach the 2010 target of universal access to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care, said international agency Oxfam.

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