TAG and a coalition of civil society activists, public health leaders, and researchers acting in solidarity with communities affected by tuberculosis sent an open letter to Johnson & Johnson calling on the company to publicly commit to withdraw and not…
TAG is appalled by the revelations set forth in Anna Marie Barry-Jester’s deeply reported investigation for ProPublica, “How a Big Pharma Company Stalled a Potentially Lifesaving Vaccine in Pursuit of Bigger Profits,” published online October 4.
TAG is thrilled by this weekend’s announcement that following years of activist pressure, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has finally publicly committed to not enforcing its spurious secondary patents on bedaquiline in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in 134 low- and middle-income countries.
TAG, Partners In Health, and MSF Access Campaign sent an open letter to Johnson & Johnson requesting detailed responses to questions and concerns regarding the deal with the Global Drug Facility to supply generic bedaquiline to low- and middle-income countries that excludes South Africa, 10 EECA countries, and China.
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)...
TAG and 82 other organizations and 106 individuals representing TB-affected communities and civil society sent an open letter to Johnson & Johnson calling on the company...
The Indian Patent Office has taken a laudable step that will pave the way for generic manufacturing of a key tuberculosis (TB) drug.
Treatment Action Group (TAG) applauds Molbio’s agreement with the Stop TB Partnership, USAID, and the Global Fund to reduce the price of Truenat diagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) from US$9 per test to $7.90 per test and to provide quality service and maintenance of Truenat testing instruments globally.
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."