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Civil Society Letter to Donors, Countries, and Health Actors to Improve Access to GeneXpert and Other Diagnostics

TAG led an open letter appealing to donors, countries, and health actors to improve access to GeneXpert and other diagnostics for COVID-19, TB, HIV, HBV, HCV, and other diseases by applying collective leverage in negotiations with Cepheid for lower prices and sufficient volumes; establishing cost-of-goods-sold (COGS)-plus and volume-based pricing for diagnostics as a global norm; and increasing investments in alternative rapid molecular tests to promote competition and improve access.
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TAG Applauds Dr. Demetre Daskalakis’ Appointment as CDC Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention: NYC’s Loss is America’s Gain

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.
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Cover of COVID-19 and Impacted Communities: a Media Communications Guide

COVID-19 and Impacted Communities: A Media Communications Guide

This easy-to-use guide is designed to provide journalists and communication professionals the tools needed to ensure accurate reporting and curb any related stigma associated with the novel coronavirus SARS-COV-2, also known and reported as COVID-19. We invite you to use this to inform your own writing and to share it with colleagues and cohorts that work in media and communications.
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Letter to Special Rapporteur on Cultural Rights

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.
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Demanding a Higher Standard of TB Care

In these two webinars, Treatment Action Group (TAG) launched the two latest additions to our series of materials designed for community leaders, An Activist’s Guide to Treatment for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and An Activist’s Guide to Tuberculosis Diagnostic Tools.
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