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Having access to it is vital

Call for access to hepatitis C diagnostics, treatment and care for all

27 July 2012 |  ,

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH FINANCINGHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMFighting HEPATITIS

Over the last decade, HIV drug prices have dropped dramatically, and access to antiretroviral therapy has significantly increased. It is time to apply the lessons from HIV/AIDS to hepatitis C virus (HCV). An estimated 170 million people have chronic hepatitis C. At least 350,000 of them die from it each year although it is curable. Access to prevention tools, diagnostics, and treatment remains extremely limited, particularly for people who inject drugs, a group disproportionately affected by... Read more

Mobilization against free trade agreements (ACTA) between European Union and India

16 July 2012

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEM

As one of the most important generic drug producers, India became the main "pharmacy" of developping countries. Generics represent 80% of treatments purchased by international donors in 115 low and middle income countries. Since 2007, European Union and India negociate bilateral free trade agreements which reinforce intellectual property rights and undermine access to cheap health products, such as vaccines or essential medicines. Solthis and several associations mobilized in 2011 demanded to... Read more

Reject ACTA ! Save people living with AIDS !

2 July 2012 |  , ,

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMFighting HIV / AIDS

After four years of secret negociations on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by the European Commission, the EU Parliament will finally be able to take position and vote on the agreement that threatens acces to medicine for milions of people living with HIV all over the world. ACTA establishes a confusion between legitimate generics and counterfeit medicines and  allows their seizure and destruction. It will jeopardize the arrival of cheap generic drugs and hinder the access to... Read more

Hands off our medicines !

8 February 2012 |  , , ,

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMFighting HIV / AIDS

MSF launched the campaign "EUROPE! KEY NOT OUR MEDICINES ". Right now, eight people living with HIV are treated with about 10 generic drugs from India and available at affordable prices. However, current European policies might challenge these workings, preventing millions of people in poor countries access to medicines. Solthis joined the MSF approach that aims to ask the European Commission to stop: to pursue free trade agreements that limit the production of affordable generic... Read more

Zero deaths and new infections with Zero Zero Financing?

20 December 2011 |  , , ,

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH FINANCINGFighting HIV / AIDS

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 7. The Francophone associations to fight against AIDS, gathered from 4 to 8 December 2011 on the sidelines of the 16th International Conference on AIDS (ICASA) in Addis Ababa, are concerned about risks to the financing of the fight against the epidemic. They propose a series of measures to take the international commitment to double the number of people infected with HIV on treatment by 2015 commitment made ​​by UN member states in June 2011. Today, we all know that... Read more

G8: The stakes are vital, high expectations

25 June 2011

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH FINANCINGHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEMFighting HIV / AIDS

Friday, June 25 - Press Associations Act-Up, Support, Sidaction + Coalition, Solidarity and AIDS Solthis. Yesterday, Nicolas Sarkozy should have received the representatives of French NGOs invested in the development field. Alas, this highly anticipated appointment was canceled by the Elysée because of the priority given by the President to meet with footballer Thierry Henry. On the eve of his departure for the G8 summit being held this year in Canada, the associations would have liked... Read more

India Free Trade Agreements – EU Counter patients: no agreements?

20 March 2011

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREHEALTH PRODUCTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL SYSTEM

Act-Up, Support, Coalition +, Sidaction, Solidarité Sida Solthis and ask the French government to urgently render accounts on agreements négocié. A free trade agreement is negotiated for two years between the EU and India. One provision of this agreement is intended to tighten the conditions of production and export of pharmaceuticals, including those for the fight against HIV. The stakes are high because India is the pharmacy of the poor who have, themselves, alternatives to buying cheap... Read more

Human resources crisis in health

16 January 2010

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CARECAPACITY BUILDINGHUMAN RESOURCES FOR HEALTHSTRENGTHENING SYSTEMS AND HEALTH SERVICES

According to WHO, almost one million health professionals in Africa fail. Shortages, diagnosed for years with the alarm has been drawn in 2006 by WHO. Despite the known treatments: delegating tasks, invest in training, upgrade health workers; no therapy seems really followed. Added to this the finding of a lack of funding and political will to act in this field. How to better understand this problem? That's the question that sought to answer Solthis conducting a literature review illustrated by... Read more

Sarkozy moves to Africa to plunder but remains unmoved for treatment?

30 March 2009

Fighting HIV / AIDSFighting tuberculosisMALARIA

Tomorrow and tomorrow, 27 and 28 March 2009, Nicolas Sarkozy will fly to Africa! He will in effect 48 hours of official visits in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Congo - Brazzaville and Niger. We, associations fighting against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Niger and France, deplore the themes of displacement where so many promises remain vital to keep: France would she decided to turn their backs on 25 million deaths from AIDS? Read more

Declaration of Solidarity for a Unified Movement for the Right to Health

10 January 2009

ADVOCACY FOR FAIR ACCESS TO QUALTITY HEALTH CAREFighting HIV / AIDSFighting tuberculosisMALARIA

Solthis signed the petition supporting the necessary investments for universal and free access to primary health care. This petition was launched on the International Aids Society in july 2009 by different movements of international solidarity in health (aids, TB, malaria...) Read more

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