In 2020, health authorities and drug manufacturers identified a type of chemical impurity called nitrosamines in rifampicin and rifapentine, two essential medicines used in the treatment and prevention of TB. TAG has developed several materials to help people affected by…
Advocates and affected communities working towards the global scale-up of short-course TB preventive therapy (TPT) hail the recent announcement of the launch of decently priced, patient-friendly fixed-dose combinations (FDC) of 3HP in five high burden HIV and TB countries.
On January 21, 2021, Treatment Action Group (TAG), Health GAP, and MSF Access Campaign presented this webinar on how to engage in PEPFAR COPs advocacy and promote the prioritization of interventions that address co-infections and advanced HIV disease.
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.
TAG’s latest report on global funding for TB research and development (R&D), published in collaboration with the Stop TB Partnership, presents new data on TB R&D funding in 2019 and analyzes trends in funding since 2005.
'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 us have advanced, despite myriad challenges and emerging new threats such as COVID-19.
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.
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.
Our current letter follows an earlier letter dated June 23, 2020 and calls on the Special Rapporteur for cultural rights to explicitly acknowledge the human rights dimensions of science and reaffirm the right of everyone to participate in and enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications in her forthcoming communication with the United Nations General Assembly on COVID-19.
Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the Community Research Advisors Group (CRAG) welcome the news of a safe and effective regimen for shortening tuberculosis (TB) treatment to just four months.