Category: Middle East

MENA Grants Update

This section will provide an update on where grants are at in all MENA countries.  Most have recently been approved or should be approved soon. This is a particularly relevant time to provide an update like this.   Afghanistan Disease...

/ 10 May 2018

Global Fund MENA Regional Platform is relaunched

ITPC-MENA continues as the host for the Middle East and North Africa region As a key component of the Global Fund’s Community, Rights and Gender Strategic Initiative, the Regional Platform for Communication and Coordination will continue to support and facilitate...

/ 8 February 2018

A new victory for ITPC-MENA : Bristol-Myers Squibb extends its voluntary license on Atazanavir to Egypt

The 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV / AIDS 2017 : Bristol-Myers Squibb extends its voluntary license on Atazanavir to Egypt, a victory for ITPC-MENA Today, at the World Conference on AIDS, which is currently taking place in Paris...

/ 25 July 2017

BLOG: We want dolutegravir for all, and we want it now

Source: makemedicinesaffordable Author: Othoman Mellouk, Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines Lead at the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition (ITPC). Article first published on the Huffington Post here. We’re calling for a compulsory license on a ‘new’ HIV drug to be...

/ 25 July 2017

ITPC MENA IN THE REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON ACCELERATING ACCESS TO THE CONTIUUM OF HIV CARE: FOCUS ON HIV TESTING

Beirut, Lebanon, 12–14 July 2017 By the end of 2015, the estimated number of people living with HIV in the Region had reached 330 000. With a continuously growing epidemic coupled with low coverage of ART, standing at 14% of...

/ 21 July 2017

M-Coalition launch a new guide: Key Population Engagement in Global Fund Country Dialogue CCMs and the 2017-­‐2019 funding cycle

Source : M-Colaition This resource guide is designed to assist civil society organizations in understanding how to access funding from the Global Fund (GF) and effectively engage in country dialogue through all the key stages. In 2014, the Global Fund’s...

/ 21 March 2017

Middle East and North Africa Position Statement on HIV/AIDS to the High-Level Meeting on AIDS

Middle East and North Africa Position Statement on HIV/AIDS to the UN General Assembly Special Session High-Level Meeting on AIDS 6 – 8 June 2016 We, the undersigned communities of the MENA region; regional an d national networks and civil...

/ 7 April 2016

The first Middle East and North Africa Community Advisory Board (MENA-CAB)

Casablanca, Morocco, 28 June-01 July 2014 Despite the fact that HIV prevalence in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa is believed to be low at least among the General Population, the rate of increase of new cases...

/ 10 July 2014

HIV Activists from the MENA Region Call on Gulf States to Contribute to the 4th Replenishment of the Global Fund

November 30, 2013 - On the occasion of World AIDS Day 2013, HIV treatment activists from the MENA region called on wealthy Gulf States to join the Global Fund donor’s community sharing responsibility and engagement in a common mission to...

/ 30 November 2013

GENERATION OF CHANGE: Portraits of HIV & AIDS Activists from MENA

The Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region is in turmoil. The trajectory and consequences of the current political, social and economic transformations rippling across the region will become clear in the years ahead. Meanwhile, the region is also experiencing one of...

/ 18 July 2012