Category Archives: HIV/Aids

In the face of a misguided response to HIV/AIDS in Russia, these bright stars are taking charge

Source: Science | June 11, 2018 In 2015, Pavel Lobkov, a news anchor on TV Rain, an independent station in Moscow, confronted a predicament unlike any he had faced in more than 2 decades working as a journalist. It was … Continue reading

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Russia’s HIV/AIDS epidemic is getting worse, not better

Source: Science | June 11, 2018   In 2015, a dermatologist in Russia’s fourth largest city, Yekaterinburg, diagnosed Katia with herpes. “I had no idea what it was,” says Katia, who asked that her last name not be used. But … Continue reading

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Focusing on Neglected Patients

Source: Lasker Foundation | April 25, 2018 Rachel Cohen is the regional executive director of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a nonprofit drug research and development organization focused on diseases such as leishmaniasis and sleeping sickness. Previously, she worked … Continue reading

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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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