Category: TB

Initiative 5%: Call for proposal on operational research “ Improvement in tuberculosis screening, treatment and prevention”

Source: Initiative 5% website The 5% Initiative is the second mechanism for France’s contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF). The operational implementation of this Initiative has been entrusted to Expertise France ( the French...

/ 1 October 2018

The MENA Community Advisory Board (MENA-CAB) 2017 Report

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) constitutes a space of exchange between advocates from the MENA region,  researchers and drug manufacturers, with the aim to educate people living with HIV and their advocates on access to treatment, to disseminate information about...

/ 14 September 2018

Call for application : MENA-CAB meeting 2018

Are you advocates of the right to health and access to treatment? or activist living with HIV, hepatitis C, hepatitis B or tuberculosis in the North Africa and Middle East (MENA) region? Would you like to participate in an interactive...

/ 12 September 2018

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

ITPC-MENA organize its Middle East and North Africa Community Advisory board (MENACAB)

The International Treatment Preparedness Coalition in Middle East and North Africa (ITPC-MENA) is organizing its Middle East and North Africa Community Advisory board (MENACAB), in late November in Marrakech.The MENACAB is a treatment advocate network which main aim is to improve...

/ 15 October 2017

ITPC-MENA at the Mediterranean Symposium on HIV and Hepatitis (AFRAMED 2017)

ITPC-MENA at 2nd Mediterranean Symposium on HIV and Hepatitis (AFRAMED 2017) Join ITPC-MENA at AFRAMED 2017 – Hammamet Join ITPC_MENA at 2nd Mediterranean Symposium on HIV and Hepatitis (AFRAMED 2017) in Tunis and Hammamet from 27 – 30 September 2017. We...

/ 21 September 2017

2nd Francophone Symposium AFRAMED on HIV and Hepatitis

2nd Francophone Symposium AFRAMED on HIV and Hepatitis September 28 to 30, Hammamet, Tunisie Following the success of the first experience in Algeria, the second edition of AFRAMED symposium will be hosted by Tunisia. This AFRAMED edition is in line...

/ 14 September 2017

US Supreme Court Adopts International Exhaustion For Patents: Paving the way for parallel imports to exert downward pressure on domestic pharmaceutical (and other) prices

Source : By Frederick M The Supreme Court of the United States on May 30, 2017 adopted a rule of international exhaustion of patent rights for the United States in Impression Products v. Lexmark International, No. 15-1189. The near-unanimous decision...

/ 1 June 2017

Access to medicines amendment of the WTO TRIPS Agreement– hype or hope?

By: Ellen ‘t Hoen, Global Health Unit Department of Health Sciences, UMCG Groningen, e.f.m.t.hoen@umcg.nl On 30 January the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced the first ever amendment to the TRIPS Agreement under the headline WTO members welcome entry into force of...

/ 5 April 2017