TAG Response to TB Preventive Therapy Price Cut Announcement from USAID and PEPFAR
September 22, 2023 — TAG welcomes the joint announcement from USAID and PEPFAR at the CDC’s “Prevent TB to End TB” event on the sidelines of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on TB that they have secured a 30% price reduction on the tuberculosis preventive treatment (TPT) regimen called 3HP, taking the price from…
New TAG Analysis: Nearly All Countries “Far Off Track” of Meeting TB Research Targets Despite Publicly Reaffirming Commitments at UN
September 20, 2023 — As international dignitaries and political leaders gather in New York City this week for the United Nations High-Level Meeting (HLM) on TB, a sobering new analysis from Treatment Action Group (TAG) shows that governments failed to meet previous commitments to fund TB research.
At This Week’s UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Tuberculosis, the 1/4/6×24 Campaign Calls on Political Leaders to Take Urgent Action for Equitable Access to Shorter, Safer TB Regimens
September 19, 2023 — Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on the Fight Against Tuberculosis, the 1/4/6×24 Campaign is sounding the alarm that the political declaration commits neither the funding nor the actions needed to expand access to the best-available TB regimens and diagnostics.
TAG Reaction to the Price of GeneXpert Tests
September 19, 2023 — Following intense pressure from TB-affected communities and civil society, Danaher’s price reduction of Xpert tests for TB and resistance to rifampicin (MTB/RIF Ultra) from $9.98 to $7.97 is a significant step forward that will help increase access to a lifesaving TB test and support countries to make progress toward closing…
TAG to Honor Leaders of Latino HIV Community, Pediatric Drug-Resistant TB, and Transgender Health at RIAA 2023
September 12, 2023 — Our annual Research in Action Awards (RIAA) event is TAG’s biggest night of the year. On October 19, we’ll be deeply honored to gather with our most cherished supporters and community members to recognize just a few of the many visionaries whose work has brought us closer to ending HIV,…
TAG Mourns the Loss of Dr. Stephaun Elite Wallace
August 8, 2023 — TAG extends our deepest condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Dr. Stephaun Elite Wallace, PhD, MS. Dr. Wallace was a treasure to all who knew and worked with him, and his legacy of mentorship and community engagement in the HIV research landscape will be felt for generations.
TAG Welcomes Addition of Ravidasvir to WHO Essential Medicines List for Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus
August 2, 2023 — Treatment Action Group welcomes the inclusion of Ravidasvir on the World Health Organization (WHO) Essential Medicines List (EML) as a direct-acting antiviral (DAA) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in adults.
TAG Encouraged by J&J Deal to Reduce Bedaquiline Prices, but Company’s Action Falls Short of Community Demands
July 13, 2023 — After over a year of sustained advocacy from the TB community demanding that Johnson & Johnson publicly commit to non-enforcement or withdrawal of secondary patents on bedaquiline filed in 66 low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)…
SMART4TB CONSORTIUM ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY PARTNERS
June 15, 2023 — Supporting, Mobilizing, and Accelerating Research for Tuberculosis Elimination (SMART4TB) is a five-year cooperative agreement made possible by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with the assistance of the American people, that aims to transform tuberculosis (TB) prevention and care.
Treatment Action Group Welcomes Moe Ari Brown as Newest Board Member
June 6, 2023 — Treatment Action Group (TAG) is pleased to announce the election of Moe Ari Brown to our Board of Directors.