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ECHO, a Council of Youth Activists With HIV, Launches on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, December 1, will mark the launch of a national council of youth activists who are living with HIV. Known as ECHO (Engaging Communities around HIV Organizing), the council will focus on decriminalizing HIV and eradicating stigma, according to a press release by Advocates for Youth, the organization that founded ECHO, trained its… Read More »

Civil rights attorney launches suit charging company with withholding new HIV drug

Benjamin Crump (Scott Olson/Getty Images) A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Gilead Sciences alleging that the pharmaceutical giant of putting profits over people. According to the Jacksonville Free Press, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump believes the company is intentionally withholding a safer HIV drug from hundreds of thousands of patients — particularly those in… Read More »

ECRI launches clinical guidelines site to replace resource HHS shuttered

Dive Brief: A nonpartisan patient safety organization on Monday launched a new clinical practice guidelines website, the ECRI Guidelines Trust, replacing the National Guideline Clearinghouse. The former online medical repository had been run by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality but was shuttered earlier this year. The new portal from the ECRI Institute, which supports research… Read More »