Ministry of Health

4 09, 2018

Argentina: elimination of the Ministry of Health threatens PLHIV lives.

2020-08-04T16:56:49-03:00martes, 4 septiembre, 2018|Producciones en inglés|

From Fundación GEP, we express our harsh condemnation, and warn the population about the measure announced today by the argentine President, Mauricio Macri, that eliminates de National Ministry of Health. Dismantling the Ministry of Health is a criminal act that put in risk the lives of millions of people in Argentina. This measure will block

8 07, 2018

Argentina: Stockouts of ARVs threatens continuation of HIV treatments

2020-08-04T16:58:43-03:00domingo, 8 julio, 2018|Producciones en inglés|

Buenos Aires, July 6 2018.  In a context of economic crisis of magnitude that Argentina is facing there are stockouts of essential medicines. According to key informants, 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

11 09, 2015

UNAIDS “4th 90”: Affordability of Medicines

2015-11-04T16:38:17-03:00viernes, 11 septiembre, 2015|909090 Strategy, Access to Medicines, Argentina, Medicines, Ministry of Health, Public Health, UNAIDS|

UNAIDS has seen Argentina´s proposal to add a 4th “90” to its 909090 Strategy as a model to be implemented worldwide Buenos aires, September 2015 – UNAIDS´s Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, visit Argentina and Chile in his first time visit to Latin American region as part of a global tour to promote 90-90-90 strategy which

27 08, 2015

People living with HepC denounced high prices of the pharmaceutical industry

2015-11-04T20:18:54-03:00jueves, 27 agosto, 2015|Direct Action, Hepatitis C, Intellectual Property, Patent opposition, Public Health|

Buenos Aires, August 27th 2015 - Members of Grupo Efecto Positivo Foundation (FGEP) accompanied by other civil society organizations and representatives held a direct action during the 2015 Hepatitis International Symposium organized by Fundación Huesped. The action aimed to denounce monopolies and high prices of drugs to treat hepatitis C and took place during the presentation of Dr.

29 07, 2015

World Viral Hepatitis Day: Challenges and Progress in Argentina for access to treatments that cure

2015-11-04T14:06:31-03:00miércoles, 29 julio, 2015|Access to Medicines, Advocacy, Hepatitis C, Intellectual Property, Ministry of Health, Public Health|

BUENOS AIRES - On World Viral Hepatitis Day, Fundación Grupo Efecto Positivo (FGEP) held a meeting with officials from Argentina’s Ministry of Health, articulating and coordinating actions and strategies that promote access to sofosbuvir, an essential drug for Hepatitis C treatment. The need for joint action originates from the great challenge both Argentina and Latin

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