All people have the right to know their COVID-19 status and to be able to use that information to protect themselves, their families, and their communities. Rapid antigen tests can be used at home or in informal settings to reliably and quickly detect cases of COVID-19, to guide decisions on interventions such as self-isolation, contact tracing, and antiviral treatment.
As the global Long-Acting Technologies Community Advisory Board (LAT CAB) representing 12 countries, vast civil society networks, and people living with and affected by malaira, HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis C across the world – in reflection of World Malaria Day on April 25, 2022 – we are shocked and united in anger at the health disparities and slow progress in meeting malaria eradication goals set out in the WHO Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030.
We applaud the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH) for its leadership as one of the first TB programs in the U.S. and globally to introduce a new four-month regimen for the treatment of drug-susceptible tuberculosis (TB).
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.
It’s now easier than ever to prevent TB before it develops into active disease or spreads within communities.
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.
HIV advocacy laid the foundation for much of the work we do today. This handout was developed in collaboration with the Black AIDS Institute, HIV Vaccine Trials Network, and Southern AIDS Coalition. The handout provides a summary of the history…
These three fact sheets were developed by TAG in partnership with the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) and the Black AIDS Institute (BAI), and they aim to foster community understanding of COVID-19 vaccine research and development, as well as highlight community perspectives on the topic.
Today's Global TB Report from WHO confirms our worst expectations for how COVID-19 has set back the global TB response. The pandemic has reversed an entire generation of progress. The first year-on-year increase in TB deaths since 2005 is devastating.