Lives in the background: Truvada’s ads in the US and the business logic in health

“I’m on the pill,” declares a transgender woman in an up-close shot featured in Gilead Science’s latest drug commercial. “But it’s not birth control,” says a young guy, with a smile, in another scene. The actors are touting Truvada, the only drug approved to prevent the transmission of HIV.

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ABIA/GTPI denounces use of law to condemn vulnerable population in Brazil

“Conservative sectors are opposed to the law’s constitutional principles in Brazil in order to punish vulnerable populations”, as exposed by the Working Group on Intellectual Property of the Brazilian Network for Integration of Peoples (GTPI) and the Brazilian Interdisciplinary Aids Association (ABIA), in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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World’s largest medical publication accuses Brazilian government of strangling SUS

Catastrophe. This is the way by the world’s largest medical publication describes how Brazil’s Government is destroying the public health system. The cientific magazine accuses the president Michel Temer of introduced one of the harshest set of austerity measures in modern history.”.

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Argentina. Stockouts of ARVs threatens continuation of HIV treatments

According to Fundación GEP,  there are stockouts of essential medicines in Argentina in a context of economic crisis. Key informants said that the shortage of medicines is due to the lack of public purchases. While the authorities of the Ministry of Health delay the provision of official information there are disruptions in HIV and Hep C treatments. 

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