Category Archives: HIV/Aids

Pics: HIV community rally against harmful provisions in RCEP

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HIV+ community stage protest to drop harmful provisions in RCEP; arrested & released

Hyderabad, 24 July 2017: About 30 HIV positive people were arrested at Hotel Novotel in Hitec City and taken to Narsingi police station as they raised slogans and took out a flash protest against the harmful provisions in the Regional Comprehensive … Continue reading

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Hyderabad: NGOs hold protest against RCEP talks

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TRIPS Council Members: Defining IP Rights And The Public Interest

Source: IP Watch 15/06/2017 BY CATHERINE SAEZ, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WATCH “Political and economic pressure placed on governments to forgo the use of TRIPS flexibilities violates the integrity and legitimacy of the system of legal duties and rights created by the … Continue reading

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India Has Run Out Of HIV Drugs For Children Due To A Ridiculous Government Failure

HIV positive children walk to the wash basin with their plate after eating lunch at a school for HIV/AIDS-infected children in Bhugaon, some 130 km (81 miles) from Mumbai, January 9, 2008. Photo Credit: Reuters By Indirani Basu, HuffPost India | … Continue reading

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637 HIV+ children write to Centre asking it to pay Cipla for live-saving drug: The Hindu

Source: Scroll, March 6, 2017 The pharma company has stopped production of the Lopainavir syrup saying it has not recovered its dues from the government. As many as 637 children living with HIV have written to Prime Minister Narendra urging … Continue reading

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India runs out of life-saving HIV drug for children

By Vidya Krishnan, The Hindu | March 6, 2017 Cipla, sole manufacturer of Lopinavir syrup, stopped production of the drug after govt. failed to clear dues Desperate over withdrawal of a life saving drug, children living with HIV (CLHIV) have … Continue reading

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