Daily Archives: June 10, 2016

HLM 2016 AIDS: Universal treatment access panel looks at issues in generic antiretroviral medicines

By on .

NEW YORK – Manufacturing generic antiretroviral drugs has become a losing financial proposition for the few companies involved, according to Dr. Ren Minghui, the Assistant Director General for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization.  At a Thursday session at the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, Minghui described […]

HLM 2016 AIDS: TB gets time and targets, as leaders weigh impacts of No. 1 killer

By on .

NEW YORK – At a “high-level” meeting of nations all confronting the impacts of a still incurable virus, it may seem strange that just one event and a scattering of mentions in a political declaration have been dedicated to the leading — and curable — killer of people with that virus. But for leaders of responses to tuberculosis […]