Politics of Death: The End of Brazil’s Department of AIDS

Brazil’s national AIDS movement – comprised of networks, collectives, CSOs and activists – repudiates Decree N. 9795 (read in Portuguese), released on May 20th, 2019, that establishes a new structure for the Ministry of Health. As result, the former Department of STIs, Aids and Viral Hepatitis is now named the “Department of Chronical Illnesses and Sexually Transmitted Diseases”.

Read More

Pipeline Patents – SFT decides on the present and the future

At the next Wednesday 22th, it will happen the trial of the largest action in the history of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF, acronym in Portuguese) involving the medicine industry.

Read More

First two-drug pill approved for new HIV treatment starters

Treatment- naïve people living with HIV now have drug-sparing antiretroviral treatment options with new once-daily, two-drug, fixed-dose treatment, Dovato.

Read More

Activists file post grant opposition to challenge a patent prevents purchase of cheaper treatment for hepatitis C

In GTPI’s opinion, this concession is undeserved. The main argument is that the patent
lacks sufficiency disclosure, ie, it does not have the level of detail necessary for the
technology described therein to be reproduced by a person skilled in the art. This is
fundamental to justify the granting of the patent.

Read More


Publications


Infographic

AIDS in the world

AIDS in the world

See the trajectory
of the AIDS epidemic.

Newsletter

Newsletter

Your Name (required):


Your Email (required)

Please fill all widget settings!

Facebook