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Publications 2015

HCV Fact Sheets in English and en Español
December 14, 2015 – This set of fact sheets include information on adherence to treatment, HCV diagnostics, and currently approved treatments (Sovaldi, Olysio, Viekira Pak and Technivie, Harvoni, Daklinza, and ribavirin).

2015 TAGupdate
TAG’S PROGRESS ON THE FIGHT TO END HIV/AIDS, VIRAL HEPATITIS, AND TUBERCULOSIS
December 13, 2015

An Activist’s Guide to Regulatory Issues: Ensuring Fair Evaluation of and Access to Tuberculosis Treatment
December 2015 – This guide explains different regulatory processes and terms and offers examples of how to use a variety of regulatory mechanisms to improve access to treatment. The guide also encourages activists to advocate for effective, efficient, transparent regulatory systems.

2015 Report on Tuberculosis Research Funding Trends, 2005–2014: A Decade of Data
November 30, 2015 – Ten years of data collected by Treatment Action Group (TAG) show that funding shortfalls for TB research and development (R&D) are serious and chronic.

HIV Cure Research Fact Sheet
November, 2015 – Over the last decade, there has been a renewed scientific focus on curing HIV infection. In 2008, evidence was presented that an individual, Timothy Brown (initially known as the Berlin patient), had been cured. Brown has since remained free of any sign of active HIV infection.

2015 Pipeline Report
July 17, 2015 – HIV, HCV, and TB Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines, Preventive Technologies, Research Toward a Cure, and Immune-Based and Gene Therapies in Development.

TAGline 2015
Read the Spring and Fall issues.

Toward Comprehensive HIV Prevention Service Delivery in the United States: An Action Plan
June 24, 2015 – An objective of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS), released by the White House in July 2010, is to lower the annual number of new infections in the United States by 25 percent by the end of 2015. Yet it is unclear if we will succeed in meeting this arguably unambitious target: 36,400 estimated new infections in 2015, compared with the 48,600 new infections estimated for the baseline year of 2006.

Activist Strategies for Increasing Access to HCV Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
February 2, 2015 – This report presents a number of key strategies through real-world case studies and shows how strategies used to combat the AIDS epidemic can be—and have been—adapted to increase HCV treatment access. These strategies are introduced in three sections: Laying the groundwork through community organizing; overcoming the cost barriers to HCV treatment access; and collaborating with researchers to build your case for HCV treatment access.