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  • Global Fund announces first round of grants

    Michael Carter | 26 April 2002

    The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has announced its first round of grants. The announcement was made on 26 April, following the conclusion of the fund’s board ...

  • Community REACH grants available for Africa, Asia, Americas and Eastern Europe?

    Julian Meldrum | 14 January 2002

    A US-government backed grants programme called Community REACH (Rapid and Effective Action Combating HIV/AIDS) was launched on 7 January with a Request For Applications to support work on HIV ...

  • Tuberculosis now has babies

    Julian Meldrum | 13 December 2001

    The final day of the 12th ICASA in Burkina Faso heard a plenary presentation from Dr Joseph Odhiambo, from Nairobi, Kenya, on tuberculosis and HIV. After a brief global overview he ...

  • Antiretrovirals in Africa: When and How?

    Julian Meldrum | 11 December 2001

    The twelfth International Conference on AIDS and STDs in Africa in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso has heard strong calls for wider access to antiretroviral drugs and a plenary presentation setting out ...

  • 40 million people now living with HIV

    Julian Meldrum | 28 November 2001

    The United Nations Joint Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO) today launched an AIDS epidemic update report setting out new estimates of the current scale and ...

  • 25,000 volunteers to be sought for vaccine trials

    Julian Meldrum | 09 September 2001

    Two large US-funded vaccine efficacy trials are now in late planning stages and likely to begin in 2002. Both would test canarypox vaccines made by Aventis Pasteur as “primers” followed ...

  • Antiretroviral therapy in Africa: what is needed?

    Keith Alcorn | 03 August 2001

    Combination therapy is feasible in resource poor countries, and models already exist for its implementation, according to two articles from international expert groups published in today's edition of The Lancet. In ...

  • Drug access table: June 2001 update

    Keith Alcorn | 20 June 2001

    This table updates an edition published in April to include new data on prices and discounts offered by several Indian manufacturers of generic antiretrovirals, with the brand names of their ...







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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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