Treatment Action Group (TAG) today mourns the premature loss of transformative LGBTQ and AIDS activist Urvashi Vaid, formerly executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (now the National LGBTQ Task Force) at the height of the U.S. AIDS crisis in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and peerless leader of the LBGTQ movement for many years thereafter.
A group of six leading HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis advocates today released the following joint statement regarding recent manufacturer action against the 340B Drug Pricing Program:
At the first of these two public hearings TAG submitted the following statement with six reasons why the new international instrument must explicitly acknowledge the right to science as a central guiding framework.
On April 15 TAG presented, "HIV Updates From CROI: The Good, the Bad, and the Long-Acting." This free webinar unpacked the most significant developments in HIV research presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (CROI), and what they mean for communities affected by HIV.
The consultant will support the Viral Hepatitis Diagnostics Working group to engage diagnostics product developers to submit data for FDA approval, engage with US government agencies funding POC research, and build additional technical capacity and regulatory knowledge among WG members.
TAG was formed thirty years ago in January 1992 by a group of HIV activists from the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP)/New York and its Treatment and Data Committee.
TAG’s staff and board of directors are filled with grief at the premature death of Dr. Paul Farmer, who illuminated and changed our world with his combination of passion, intelligence, solidarity with the poor, and determined will for social justice.
On February 9, TAG submitted this testimony to the Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) to inform its upcoming report to the Human Rights Council (HRC) on 'human rights in the context of HIV/AIDS' (HRC resolution 47/17).
On February 3, 2022, TAG in collaboration with the International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD), Harm Reduction International (HRI), and the World Hepatitis Alliance (WHA), hosted this free webinar.
As we look forward to an end of an extremely challenging year—and past four years—we reflect on the remarkable resilience and impact of TAG, even and especially in these dark times.