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Oxfam's Health & Education For All campaign is active in over 15 countries around the world.
This week, we take a look at the campaign in the Netherlands, where signing a petition means hugging a nurse.
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As an Oxfam policy advisor on access to medicines, I believe governments have to take decisive action to reduce the price of new medicines to treat HIV and AIDS that are needed when HIV positive individuals develop resistance to first line treatments. These 2nd and 3rd line treatments, which are patented by big pharmaceutical companies, often cost five to ten times more than 1st line treatments for AIDS.
DENIED! screamed the headline on the media advisory I and Oscar Alarcón were handing around the press room this morning to drum up interest in the Oxfam news conference scheduled for noon.
Mexico City abounds with life, but this week it´s even more abuzz. More than 25,000 people from around the world have come together to demand universal action now on HIV/AIDS and the energy is electric.
Activists and service providers, funders and researchers, big Pharma and sex workers, presidents and hairstylists have converged for the 17th International AIDS Conference, the first time the conference is being held in Latin America.