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  • Scaling up antiretroviral therapy: lessons from Brazil

    Julian Meldrum | 12 July 2002

    At the International Conference on AIDS in Barcelona, governments north and south were challenged to address the needs of their people as the Brazilians reiterated their commitment to support other ...

  • Why $10 billion for AIDS?

    Julian Meldrum | 12 July 2002

    It is a memorable round number, a huge advantage for slogans like “where’s the $10 billion a year that is needed for HIV/AIDS?” But is it anything more than that? This ...

  • Widening HIV drug access: $100 triple therapy now within reach

    Keith Alcorn | 07 July 2002

    As UNAIDS highlights the fact that only 32,000 people in resource-limited countries are receiving antiretroviral therapy, a satellite meeting at the Fourteenth World AIDS Conference organised by Medecins sans Frontieres ...

  • Piot says AIDS is a global political issue

    Julian Meldrum | 07 July 2002

    Speaking to around 15,000 participants at the opening of the International Conference on AIDS in Barcelona, Peter Piot, the Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), ...

  • Opponents detail criticisms of latest US, EU offers on generic drugs

    Keith Alcorn | 27 June 2002

    United States and European Union trade officials this week declared that they support bids to allow resource-limited countries to issue compulsory licenses that permit the importation of cheaper generic versions ...

  • Drug prices: updated international comparisons

    Keith Alcorn | 07 May 2002

    This is an updated version of a survey first published in April 2001, covering offers by pharmaceutical companies and generic manufacturers of discounted prices for antiretroviral drugs. To print this table, ...

  • WHO sets new global standard for HIV treatment

    Julian Meldrum | 23 April 2002

    On Monday 22 April, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued new guidelines which call unequivocally for combination antiretroviral (ARV) treatment for all adults and children living with AIDS. This call ...

  • T-20: new results encourage optimism on first fusion inhibitor

    Keith Alcorn | 22 April 2002

    Adding the fusion inhibitor T-20 to a salvage regimen results in a significantly better viral load response after 24 weeks, and is well tolerated despite twice daily injections, according to ...

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap

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