Abbott agrees to drop lawsuit against Act Up-Paris
SYDNEY, Australia, JULY 22, 2007 - Earlier today, the International AIDS Society (IAS) convened and facilitated a meeting between Act Up-Paris and Abbott.
At the meeting Act Up-Paris and Abbott put forward their points of view regarding important issues related to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The two organizations agreed that their most important priority is to promote access to HIV prevention, treatment and care globally. They also agreed that access to information is important through all available communications channels (including via websites and other media).
Abbott agreed to drop its lawsuit pending against Act Up-Paris.
The two organizations committed to have future discussions on issues of importance to each of them.
The meeting happened on the opening day of the 4th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Sydney, Australia.
All media inquiries should be directed to Act Up-Paris and/or Abbott.
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