A newly-released study indicates that HIV rates for black women in parts of the U.S. are much higher than previously estimated. The study, released by the HIV Prevention Trials Network, was released on Thursday, just days prior to National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day More….
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Advocates launched a campaign to urge the Florida legislature to secure funding for the state’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program, the same week it was announced that almost 1,100 Floridians who live with HIV are on the drug assistance programs waiting list.
The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors,
Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list increased to 949 people as of Thursday, according to the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (aka NASTAD).
NASTAD data More… (.pdf) also indicates that Florida’s ADAP waiting list ranks third in the U.S., with 22 percent of the 4,300 individuals on
Michigan receives millions for HIV prevention, has not invested in treatments for those exposed to virus
The Michigan Department of Community Health has received More… more than $6 million for HIV prevention from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and still has a pending request for $1.2 million in additional funding. And while the money will be used to increase testing and assist those who test
An alleged admission by a 51-year-old Comstock Park, Mich., man that he attempted to infect hundreds of people with HIV through unprotected sexual activity and needle-sharing has sparked a media feeding frenzy, which HIV activists and legal experts have roundly censured as “sensationalist.” More…