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Who can pay for hepatitis C treatment ? #healthcare

  Author(s): Jyotsna Singh [1] Selling price of HCV drugs far higher than production cost, all because of pro-industry patent regime On occasion of World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its alliance partners have called… Continue Reading →

India Health Minister Questions Stress on Condoms in AIDS Fight #WTFnews

By MALAVIKA VYAWAHARE  JUNE 23, 2014  Piyal Adhikary/European Pressphoto AgencyA sex worker receiving a condom at a health clinic in Sonagachi, in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal. The head of the National AIDS Control Organization said condom promotion had… Continue Reading →

Anti-gay bill in Uganda could have disastrous public health implications

Bill would exacerbate stigma, exclusion and increase risk of HIV infection, activists and researchers warn Public health program managers and activists, many of whom receive support from the Global Fund, have warned of potentially catastrophic consequences for reducing Uganda‘s HIV… Continue Reading →

Is India’s HIV/AIDS success story a farce? #WorldAIDSday

Editorial Team December 1, 2013 at 11:08 am On the eve of World AIDS Day, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest US non-profit healthcare provider for HIV/AIDS in the US, questioned the efficacy and the claims of the National HIV policy… Continue Reading →

#India – SC reserves decision on the recognition of gender identity of transgender persons

Lawyers Collective     In a case that has the potential to break the binary gender norms of male and female in law and administrative practices in the country, the Supreme Court on 29th October, 2013 reserved its judgment on the… Continue Reading →

Bombay High court rejects plea to direct his wife to undergo check-up for HIV #Womenrights

Rosy Sequeira, TNN | Jun 15, 2013, The HC said it was “absurd” for husband to say it was in the interest of his wife to go in for early HIV detection. MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Friday upheld a family court (FC)… Continue Reading →

Global thematic campaign on Gender and Reproductive Justice #Vaw

  People’s Health Movement   8th March, 2013       At the People’s Health Assembly 3 held in Cape Town, South Africa in July 2012, People’s Health Movement committed to build a campaign on gender issues through initiating separate circle… Continue Reading →

Child’s HIV cure won’t mean new treatments immediately #healthcare

Liz Szabo, USA TODAY6:38p.m.March 4, 2013 Doctors are thrilled with the cure of a 2½-year-girl infected with HIV at birth but say that extending that success to others will be a challenge. (Photo: Marco Sanchez, UCSF DMM) STORY HIGHLIGHTS The… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Campaign for Affordable Trastuzumab

The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Commerce has just released a report by a committee set up to examine the issue of price negotiations for patented drugs.  Comments are being invited from stakeholders.   The Campaign for Access to Affordable… Continue Reading →

Medicine, monopoly and malice: documentary on access to medicines ‘Fire in the Blood

  POSTED BY ARADDHYA MEHTTA ON FEB 20TH, 2013 IN ACCESS TO MEDICINES, HIV AND AIDS |  A new documentary film opening in UK and Irish cinemas this week tells the story of what its makers call “the Crime of the Century” – how available low-cost… Continue Reading →

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