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Treatment Action Group

Mission Statement

Treatment Action Group is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS.

TAG works to ensure that all people with HIV receive lifesaving treatment, care, and information.

We are science-based treatment activists working to expand and accelerate vital research and effective community engagement with research and policy institutions.

TAG catalyzes open collective action by all affected communities, scientists, and policy makers to end AIDS.

How to Reach Treatment Action Group

Treatment Action Group
261 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2110
New York, NY 10016-7701

Phone: 212.253.7922
Fax: 212.253.7923
Email: tag@treatmentactiongroup.org
Web: www.treatmentactiongroup.org

Latest by Treatment Action Group

In a State of Disunion: HIV, TB, and HCV Elimination Policies and Priorities Under the Trump Administration Img

In a State of Disunion: HIV, TB, and HCV Elimination Policies and Priorities Under the Trump Administration

"The policy moves made by the Trump administration, this year alone, have been illogical," Suraj Madoori writes.

By Suraj Madoori for Treatment Action Group
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Universal Health Care and Reducing HIV Incidence: What Does the Research Tell Us?

Research indicates that robust universal health coverage could contribute to reducing HIV incidence by improving access to proven tools for reducing transmission.

By Richard Jefferys for Treatment Action Group
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Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing

Reining in prescription drug prices isn't so much a potential benefit of universal health care, but rather a factor in its affordability and success.

By Tim Horn for Treatment Action Group
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Coverage Isn't Care: Globalizing the Insurance Model Will Harm Global Public Health

"Exportation of the insurance model to developing countries, especially at a time of global austerity, institutionalizes the retreat from the social contract at just the moment when investment in infectious diseases could result in the elimination of...

By Annette Gaudino for Treatment Action Group
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Beyond Tuskegee: A Case for a Racial Justice Agenda in Treatment and Research

"Recent studies of Black communities' attitudes regarding HIV show that ... rumors and conspiracies have continued to persist, and yet few, if any, public health approaches have been funded to directly engage communities in these myths and to provide...

By Kenyon Farrow for Treatment Action Group
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Hepatitis C: No More Treatment Rationing; Universal Access to Generic Medicines Everywhere!

People with hepatitis C virus and their allies from Spain and around the world have gathered at the International Liver Congress to protest the outrageous price of life-saving HCV medicines.

By Treatment Action Group
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Greed and the Necessity for Regulation

"The story of U.S. drug pricing run amok isn't just about corporate arrogance and avarice -- it is also about government permissiveness and inaction," write Tim Horn, Erica Lessem and Kenyon Farrow.

By Tim Horn, Kenyon Farrow and Erica Lessem for Treatment Action Group
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Ending the HIV Epidemic in New York State

We've heard a lot about the plan to end AIDS in New York, and here the plan is discussed in detail.

By Ginny Shubert and Mark Harrington for Treatment Action Group
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Generic Drug Registration, Licensing and a Trip to Gilead's Islands

According to Treatment Action Group, "access to essential medicines is a part of the human right to health." Here, they explain how much red tape is in the way of that right.

By Karyn Kaplan and Tracy Swan, presented at HEP DART 2009 for Treatment Action Group
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Diagnosis of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)1 Infection

HCV diagnostic assays (tests) are important for four specific reasons: 1) to protect the blood supply; 2) to diagnose if an individual is acutely infected with HCV; 3) to determine if an individual is a chronic carrier; and 4) to evaluate the effect ...

By Michael Marco for Treatment Action Group