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).
Treatment Action Group (TAG) strongly condemns alleged bullying, harassment, and racism directed toward staff and contractors of the Stop TB Partnership, as reported by The New York Times. As a long-term and current grantee of the Stop TB Partnership, we stand in solidarity with current and former staff and contractors whom this harassment and racism has affected.
TAG and the Center for Economic and Social Rights produced this joint publication, as part of CESR’s COVID-19 “Recovering Rights” series of briefs.
TAG is one of the organizations who supports confidentiality in contact tracing and is applauding the passage of this legislation. As TAG's State and Local Policy Director Annette Gaudino says in this statement, “There can be no effective contact tracing without trust.”
Two recent developments have brought renewed publicity to proposals to conduct human challenge studies to test COVID-19 vaccine candidates: an open letter from the organization 1DaySooner and media reports that Adrian Hill’s Oxford University research group is planning a challenge study, taking advantage of the lack of regulatory oversight of human challenge experiments in the United Kingdom.
Treatment Action Group (TAG) joins partners, activists, and communities around the U.S. and the world in decrying violence against Black people and those who stand in solidarity with them.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health emergency that may demand new, safe, and expedited ways of conducting ethical research to find the solutions we need, including a safe and effective vaccine.
AVAC, Health GAP, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI), and Treatment Action Group (TAG) strongly condemn the Trump Administration’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) in the midst of the urgent COVID-19 global health crisis.
As an organization dedicated to ensuring equitable access to critical health services to individuals and communities affected by HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), and hepatitis C virus (HCV), Treatment Action Group (TAG) strongly opposes the proposed changes regarding “public charge,” published in the Federal Register on October 11, 2019 (the proposed rule).
We write as professionals, activists, and public health researchers who have worked to combat AIDS and other infectious diseases in the United States and around the world for over three decades.