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TAG Comment in Response to Proposed Rulemaking: Visas: Ineligibility Based on Public Charge Grounds

  • Dorrit Walsh
As an organization dedicated to ensuring equitable access to critical health services to individuals and communities affected by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and hepatitis C virus (HCV), Treatment Action Group (TAG) strongly opposes the proposed changes regarding “public charge,” published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2019 (the proposed rule).
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ANEA Response to Guardian Article on Gov. Rick Scott’s Rejection of $70 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Florida’s HIV/AIDS Crisis

  • Dorrit Walsh
The Act Now End AIDS coalition is deeply troubled by the contents of Ben Ryan’s September 11 Guardian article “'Rick Scott had us on lockdown:' how Florida said no to $70m for HIV crisis." The article, which reflects four years of investigative journalism by Ryan with additional reporting by Noah Pransky, paints a detailed picture of how Florida’s then-governor, Rick Scott, refused Medicaid expansion and federal dollars to fight the epidemic from 2015-2017
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Statement on U.S. FDA Report Highlighting Gaps in Pediatric Research

  • Chad Cipiti
Treatment Action Group (TAG) welcomes a report released last week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that highlights urgent gaps in pediatric research. This report confirms that we are missing critical information necessary to treat children affected by orphan diseases.
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Closing the Gap in Tuberculosis Research and Development Funding Briefs

  • Chad Cipiti
In our two briefs, Closing the Gap in Tuberculosis Research and Development Funding: Actions for U.S. Government Executive Agencies and Actions for U.S. Congress, we detail how a funding increase of 0.1 percent, based on "fair share" of research capacity, would close the funding gap in TB R&D, catalyze new public health tools we need to create positive health outcomes among communities vulnerable to TB worldwide.
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MDR-TB Treatment Guideline Communication from NYC DOHMH

  • Chad Cipiti
On January 11, 2019, TB Project Co-Director Lindsay McKenna attended a half-day conference hosted by the NYC Bureau of Tuberculosis Control. The recommendations from the conference are included in the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s press release on the event, which you can download below.
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