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November 19, 2020
TAG Applauds Dr. Demetre Daskalakis’ Appointment as CDC Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention: NYC’s Loss is America’s Gain
Statement / Press
Treatment Action Group applauds the appointment of Dr. Demetre Daskalakis to helm the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP). We can think of no better public health practitioner to embody true innovation and disrupt the status quo in our national HIV prevention response.

November 16, 2020
Research Toward a Cure Trials
A listing of clinical trials and observational studies related to the research effort to cure HIV infection, mainly derived from the clinicaltrials.gov online registry. Click the trial registry identifier numbers for a link to the full entry containing detailed information on the trial design, enrollment criteria, principal investigators and location(s).

November 12, 2020
Treatment Action Group Statement on Early Findings from HPTN 084
Statement / Press
Treatment Action Group welcomes the announcement that the phase 3 HPTN 084 trial proved that intramuscular injections of ViiV’s long acting cabotegravir (CAB-LA) every eight weeks were superior to daily oral TDF/FTC pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in preventing new HIV infections in cisgender women in sub-Saharan Africa.

November 11, 2020
TAGline November 2020
TAGline
‘The Struggle of a Lifetime’ (Continued): The words of the late Honorable John Lewis ring powerfully true today. In the U.S., as we welcome a new President-elect and Vice President-elect, we must also defend democracy to ensure a complete, peaceful transition of power. We engage in the struggles generations before…

November 9, 2020
Treatment Action Group and AVAC Statement on Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy Announcement
Statement / Press
Treatment Action Group (TAG) and AVAC welcome today’s announcement that preliminary data from the efficacy trial of Pfizer/BioNTech’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine indicates a high level of protection against COVID-19. Our organizations urge caution, however, given the very limited information that is available only through a company press release.

November 9, 2020
TAG Welcomes the Election of Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala D. Harris
Statement / Press
Treatment Action Group (TAG) congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their ascension to the highest offices of the United States. Their victory in both the popular and electoral vote is historic.

October 1, 2020
Research in Action Awards 2020
Please join us at our annual, and first ever virtual, Research in Action Awards on Thursday, November 19, 2020. At this time of great turmoil and when activism to end infectious disease is more vital than ever, it’s so important to gather virtually to celebrate life, commemorate those we’ve lost,…

October 1, 2020
A Landscape Analysis of HIV Cure-Related Clinical Research in 2019
Publication
In 2018, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation contracted TAG to undertake a survey of investigators conducting studies included in our “Research Toward a Cure” clinical trials listing. TAG conducted this second survey in the fall of 2019 to track any changes over time and provide updated information on status…

September 30, 2020
Treatment Action Group Mourns the Loss of Timothy Ray Brown
Statement / Press
Treatment Action Group (TAG) is profoundly saddened by the news that Timothy Ray Brown—the first person in the world considered cured of HIV infection—died yesterday from a recurrence of cancer.

September 16, 2020
Response to HUD’s Proposed Rule Change: Making Admission or Placement Determinations Based on Sex in Facilities Under Community Planning and Development Housing Programs
Letter / Comment
TAG joined numerous other public health and housing organizations in strongly opposing the proposed rule that would allow certain HUD-funded shelters to deny services to transgender people. HUD should withdraw this rule and work to ensure all people have access to shelter and housing, especially during a deadly pandemic.

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