Cepheid is profiteering during a pandemic, with dangerous consequences for countries with vulnerable populations and health systems. New York, March 27, 2020 — Treatment Action Group calls for Cepheid to immediately lower to US$ 5 the developing country price of…
A new generic version of bedaquiline produced by Macleods Pharmaceuticals in India has cleared the Global Fund’s Expert Review Panel (ERP), an independent group of experts that reviews finished pharmaceutical products and makes recommendations on their use to the Global Fund.
On November 4, 2021, Treatment Action Group and the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition presented this webinar outlining the main findings of the upcoming report "Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis Long-Acting Medicines: Analysis on Patenting Trends."
The Time for $5 Coalition, comprised of over 150 civil society organizations globally, calls out Cepheid for the company’s insufficient and self-serving GeneXpert pricing packages for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), announced May 6, 2021.
Treatment Action Group welcomes the announcement that the phase 3 HPTN 084 trial proved that intramuscular injections of ViiV’s long acting cabotegravir (CAB-LA) every eight weeks were superior to daily oral TDF/FTC pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in preventing new HIV infections in cisgender women in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
This policy brief examines lessons learned from the Xpert MTB/RIF TB test buy-down and provides recommendations and pro-access conditions that should be applied to R&D funding, buy-down, and other market intervention agreements for COVID-19 diagnostics.
Treatment Action Group’s independent, peer-reviewed analysis found public investment in the development of bedaquiline was up to five times that of Johnson and Johnson. This finding appears in the new PLOS ONE article, “Public Investments in the Clinical Development of Bedaquiline.”
Treatment Action Group welcomes the Global Drug Facility / Stop TB Partnership's negotiation of what amounts to a 32% savings on bedaquiline, the backbone of improved, all-oral regimens for treating drug-resistant TB.
Treatment Action Group (TAG) and the PrEP4All Collaboration welcome results from randomized controlled trials of therapies for COVID-19, but are seriously concerned about claims that data from a National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) study of the Gilead drug remdesivir...