An 18-year-old girl’s legal battle puts the spotlight on the need to widen access to the new wonder drugfor multidrug-resistant tuberculosis An 18-year-old girl has taken the Indian government to court after being refused access to blockbuster tuberculosis drug bedaquiline (BDQ). The girl has extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis or XDR TB and her case is emblematic…

CIVIL SOCIETY APPLAUDS APPROVAL OF THE HIV/AIDS BILL BY THE CABINET HIV POSITIVE PEOPLE EAGERLY AWAIT PASSING OF THE BILL WITH RIGHT TO COMPLETE TREATMENT 5 October 2016, New Delhi: Civil society groups from across the country, including the People Living with HIV today expressed happiness over the Cabinet clearing the HIV/AIDS Bill for passage in the…

Attack on affordable medicines continues in EU-India trade negotiations Health groups rally in Delhi as protests spread across the developing world 10 April, 2013, New Delhi­- Thousands of people living with HIV, cancer patient groups & public health activists rallied on the streets of Delhi today calling on the Indian government to reject the EU’s…

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