Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
18 August 2018

Civil Society Solidarity on TB HLM Declaration

Below are a list of statements and actions that have taken place so far in support of the inclusion of TRIPS flexibility language in the United Nations (UN) declaration on tuberculosis:

  1. Global Coalition of TB Activists and Treatment Action Campaign intervention at AIDS2018 panel on TB: 

https://tac.org.za/news/seizing-the-moment-for-tb/

https://youtu.be/xvO_ZD5DwIw?t=12  

https://twitter.com/VandeveldeWim/status/1022794174893047808  

https://twitter.com/VandeveldeWim/status/1023375702345875457 

 

  1. Indian civil society groups letter to their government:

https://www.facebook.com/paul.lhungdim/posts/1786907064720510  

 

  1. European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) open letter calling for the EU to support developing countries and include TRIPS flexibilities in the  Declaration:

http://www.eatg.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/UN-meeting-TB_06082018.pdf 

 

  1. AIDS Kampagne Letter to the German government: 

http://www.aids-kampagne.de/presse/pressemitteilungen/2018-07-30-outcome-document-united-nations-meeting-tuberculosis-risk 

http://www.aids-kampagne.de/sites/default/files/press_release_-_hlm_-_july_2018_-_english.pdf /

 

  1. Media report on US Groups letter to US government: 

https://theprint.in/governance/now-us-civil-society-groups-urge-trump-govt-to-make-tb-drugs-affordable/95965/

 

  1. Asia Pacific Network of People living with HIV/AIDS (APN+) statement and briefing note:

http://www.apnplus.org/?p=1299

http://www.apnplus.org/?p=1313

 

  1. Communiqué issued from delegates from 11 countries convened under the umbrella of the Nairobi Strategy on Tuberculosis and Human Rights:

http://www.kelinkenya.org/we-demand-more-of-the-political-declaration-from-the-united-nations-high-level-meeting-on-tuberculosis/