"Behind the Scenes at Hepatitis, Inc."
By: Marcus J. Hopkins, Blogger
The Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) and the National Viral Hepatitis
Roundtable (NVHR) hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015,
in Washington, D.C. to discuss the burgeoning Viral Hepatitis crises in the
United States. The purpose of the roundtable was bring together Hepatitis
advocacy groups, national organizations, drug manufacturers, and government
officials to help attendees gain a better understanding of the political,
medical, and social landscapes upon which the Hepatitis game is played.
If that last statement sounds glib and slightly nefarious, it should
the meeting, at times, became quite contentious, as these roundtables frequently
do. Any time you put a large number of people together in one room, each
of whom answer to different stakeholders, tempers tend to flare, emotions
run high, and civility can take a backseat. This is the nature of the high
stakes game of addressing infectious disease action plans, policies, and
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Black Market HIV/AIDS Drugs in the News, 2006 - 2013
The Partnership for Safe Medicines
The Community Access National Network (CANN) today announced that it is teaming
up with the Partnership for Safe Medicines (PSM) to better educate patients
about the risks of counterfeit or black market HIV/AIDS medicines. Since
2006, eighty-two (82) individuals have been charged with selling adulterated,
unapproved or black market medications prescribed for HIV or AIDS patients.
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