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ViiV Healthcare, MPP increase Tivicay access in lower middle-income nations

May 1, 2016

The Medicines Patent Pool and ViiV Healthcare announced the expansion of their current licensing agreement to increase Tivicay access in all lower middle-income countries where HIV is widespread, according to a press release.

“This is great news for communities battling the epidemic … specifically for Armenia, Moldovo, Morocco and Ukraine where an estimated 270,000 people live with [HIV],” Greg Perry, executive director of the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), said in the release. “We congratulate ViiV Healthcare for taking this key step in expanding our already broad license.”

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ViiV Healthcare, MPP increase Tivicay access in lower middle-income nations

May 1, 2016
The Medicines Patent Pool and ViiV Healthcare announced the expansion of their current licensing agreement to increase Tivicay access in all lower…

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Infectious Disease News spoke with Bruce Olmscheid, MD, Primary Care Provider and HIV Specialist at One Medical Group, about current issues…
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In this video with Healio.com, Robert Harrington, MD, of the University of Washington School of Medicine and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle…
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Q&A: Rare diseases require ‘heightened awareness’

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