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  • Success and failure in HIV treatment: contrasting lessons from South Africa

    Julian Meldrum | 22 August 2003

    Contrasting stories about using antiretrovirals where resources are limited emerge from two letters in the latest issue of the journal AIDS. One tells of the progress made by Médecins Sans ...

  • European Union underpins tiered pricing for HIV, TB and malaria drugs

    Julian Meldrum | 28 May 2003

    Earlier this week, the European Union adopted a new regulation to prevent the re-importation of drugs exported under a 'tiered pricing' system. This measure is intended to secure sustainable global ...

  • WHO elections to spotlight global response to AIDS

    Julian Meldrum | 17 January 2003

    The shape of the global response to HIV/AIDS is likely to be changed, one way or another, by the election next week of a successor to Gro Harlem Brundtland at ...

  • Gilead to offer tenofovir at no profit in Africa

    Keith Alcorn | 17 December 2002

    Gilead has announced it will sell its nucleotide analogue tenofovir (Viread) at `no profit` in Africa and 15 other least developed nations from early next year. Gilead will sell tenofovir at ...

  • EU tackles illegal trade in developing countries` HIV drugs

    Edwin J. Bernard | 31 October 2002

    The European Commission yesterday announced a policy that should prevent the illegal trade of deeply discounted antiretrovirals meant for export to the world's poorest countries from being re-imported and sold ...

  • Fathers and children

    Julian Meldrum | 12 October 2001

    In a plenary session of the Sixth International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP) Dr Susan Paxton of Melbourne University, who is herself HIV positive and a ...

  • Alarms Sound in Asia and the Pacific

    Julian Meldrum | 06 October 2001

    Immediately before the Sixth International Conference on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP), in Melbourne, Australia, independent experts supported by UNAIDS met from 30 September to 2 October as ...

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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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