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February 20, 2020
African Declaration to Eliminate Hepatitis C and Improve the Health of People Who Use Drugs
Statement / Press
A group of organizations that includes Treatment Action Group issued this statement/declaration today, while attending INHSU 2020 Africa: the 1st Regional Conference on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users.

February 17, 2020
Responding to Difficult-to-Treat HCV Subtypes Prevalent in Sub-Saharan Africa
Publication
An issue brief that discusses the recent discovery of HCV subtypes that show resistance to direct-acting antiretroviral (DAA) regimens that are responsive to treatments in people expressing the 1a/1b subtype.

January 24, 2020
TAG Comment on the Trans-NIH Strategic Plan Goals for Sexual & Gender Minority (SGM) Health Research
Letter / Comment
TAG submitted this public comment in response to a Request for Information on the Development of the Fiscal Year 2021-2025 Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Sexual & Gender Minority Health Research, affirming the need for a research agenda that will best address HIV, TB, and HCV among LGBTQ+ communities and incorporate…

January 22, 2020
Good COPs or Bad COPs: Promoting Interventions for Coinfections and AIDS in 2020 PEPFAR Country Operational Plans (COPs)
Webinar / Presentation
On January 22, 2020, Treatment Action Group (TAG), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Access Campaign, Health GAP, IMPAACT4TB, and AVAC presented this webinar on how to engage in PEPFAR COPs advocacy. Materials are online now.

January 9, 2020
After Cuomo Speech, NY Health Orgs Including TAG Warn that Governor’s Health Plan Falls Short
Statement / Press
TAG, as part of the Save NY Public Health Campaign, called out Governor Cuomo’s recently announced Medicaid cuts and other failures to adequately address health and health equity in his January 8, 2020 “State of the State” address.

January 6, 2020
Open Letter: Time to Lower the Price of Xpert Cartridges to $5
Letter / Comment
TAG joined 156 organizations and individuals to demand that Cepheid lower the price of Xpert tests for TB, HIV, HCV and other diseases to improve access to rapid, accurate diagnostic testing.

December 16, 2019
TAG Comment on Cures 2.0 Call to Action
Letter / Comment
TAG submitted comments to the offices of Representative Diana DeGette and Representative Fred Upton in response to their call to action regarding a 21st Century Cures Act 2.0 legislation. This proposed Cures 2.0 legislation must strengthen FDA’s stringent regulatory authority to ensure that medicines are safe, effective, and accessible for…

December 10, 2019
2019 TAG Update
Publication
TAG’s work in 2019 demonstrated our leadership towards an end to HIV, hepatitis C, and tuberculosis through hard-hitting, science-based activism. Excerpts of the media coverage we received walk you through a remarkable year of TAG’s work.

November 19, 2019
TAGline November 2019
TAGline
Vote Your ConSCIENCE: Elevating Health Justice in the 2020 Elections. 2020 marks the eighth U.S. presidential election cycle since Treatment Action Group’s founding in 1992. A hallmark of our activism has been to prepare for each presidential and congressional election cycle strategically, to ensure that whoever is elected, and whoever…

October 31, 2019
Activist Guide to Hepatitis C Virus Diagnostics
Publication
The purpose of this new publication is to provide information for you and your community. The Activist Guide aims to provide a deeper focus on diagnosis with updated information about the steps and different technologies involved in diagnosing a person with hepatitis C.

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