Second Generation Antiretrovirals

CPTech has changed its name to Knowledge Ecology International. For documents dated after May 2007, please see the KEI page on Second Generation Antiretrovirals.

Background Information

Médecins Sans Frontières Documents

April 11, 2007. Fact Sheet. The Second Line AIDS Crisis - Doomed to Repeat?

March 3, 2007. Press Release. MSF Study Shows Good Outcomes for Second-Line AIDS Treatment in Resource-Poor Settings - But Access to Needed Newer Medicines Remains Alarming Problem.

Other Background Documents

June 5, 2007 Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University. Promoting Global Access to Second Generation Treatment in the Second Decade After TRIPS.

August, 2006. World Health Organization. Revised Guidelines for Antiretroviral Therapy for Adults and Adolescents.

Also, see CPTech pages on compulsory licensing disputes over second generation AIDS treatment in Brazil and Thailand.

Clinton Foundation Announcement of Price Reductions for 16 Antiretrovirals

Clinton Foundation Documents

May 8, 2007. Press Release. Clinton Foundation and UNITAID Announce Price Reductions on 16 AIDS Medicines for 66 Developing Countries.

May 8, 2007. FAQ Document. Questions and Answers on Second Line Treatement, "Next Generation" First Line Treatment, New ARV Pricing Agreements, UNITAID, and the Clinton Foundation.

May 8, 2007. Antiretroviral Price List.

NGO Documents

May 8, 2007. Joint Health GAP and Essential Action statement. The efficacy of compulsory licenses and international cooperation: Thailand and Brazil, the Clinton Foundation on HIV/AIDS and generic companies, and UNITAID and WHO all combine forces to lower AIDS drug prices.

May 8, 2007. Robert Weissman for Essential Action.

May 8, 2007. Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University, Washington College of Law. The Second Wave of Developing Country Activism on AIDS Drug Pricing.

News Stories

May 9, 2007. Celia Dugger for the New York Times. Clinton Foundation Announces a Bargain on Generic AIDS Drugs.

May 8, 2007. Caroline Valetkevitch for Reuters. Bill Clinton brokers deal for lower AIDS drug prices.

May 8, 2007. Associated Press. Clinton, Drug Companies Strike Deal to Lower AIDS Drug Prices

News Stories, General

May 17, 2007. Ann-Marie Sevcsik for the New York Times. Doctors, Drugs and the Poor.

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