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‘We Love LA!’ Event Honors Madison Hotel’s Transition as Housing for Homeless

OPEN HOUSE & PRESS CONF: Wednesday, February 14th 10:30 AM to 1:30pm Also: New ‘Homeless’ billboards echo iconic ‘Hollywood’ sign, cut to the heart of the crisis in L.A. and also expose bureaucrats’ lax response (See: ‘LAScandal.org’) LOS ANGELES (February 14, 2018) On Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 14th, advocates and officials with ‘Healthy Housing Foundation by…

Multi-Award Winning, Rapper Flo Rida Scheduled to headline 2018 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival to Bring Awareness and Raise Funds to Address the HIV Epidemic Plaguing South Florida

AHF’s 13th annual Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival on March 18th will benefit non-profits that provide HIV/AIDS services to South Florida. Last year’s Walk raised over $1.5 million. Fort Lauderdale (January 26, 2018) – The 2018 Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival – an annual 5K walk to raise funds for HIV/AIDS services throughout…

AHF questions UNAIDS estimate of 18.2 million people on treatment, says “Estimation without Validation” hurts the AIDS response

LOS ANGELES (November 22, 2016) – AHF called into question the validity of the latest UNAIDS estimate released on Nov. 21, which puts the number of people on antiretroviral therapy (ART) globally at 18.2 million as of June 2016.[1] The new revelation comes only six months following the release of the previous estimate of 17…

AHF Africa Bureau Applauds Zambia’s Ministry of Health and Chainama College as 23 CHA-HIV Medic Students Graduate

LUSAKA, Zambia – Tuesday, October 11th 2016 AHF today applauded Zambia’s Ministry of Health and Chainama College of Health Sciences on the graduation of 23 CHA-HIV Medic students. This is the 2nd class of HIV Medics to graduate in Zambia since the course was formally accepted and registered with the Health professional Council of Zambia…

AHF Lauds Donors for Pledging $13 Billion to the Global Fund

AHF now invites China to pledge $100 million to the Fund MONTREAL, CANADA (September 18, 2016) AHF today applauded the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) and donor countries for reaching the fundraising target of $13 billion for the Fifth Replenishment Round, which will fund lifesaving treatment and prevention programs for millions…

CDC: Half of Gay Black Men Will Get HIV

For the first time ever, federal officials estimated how likely blacks and Hispanics are likely to be diagnosed with the virus that causes AIDS. Half of gay and bisexual black men and a quarter of gay and bisexual Hispanic men will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes, the Centers for Disease Control announced in…

Porn Condom Requirement Remains, Despite Cal/OSHA Board Vote, Reminds OSHA Board Chair

“You are already required to wear condoms; you’re just not doing it,” Dave Thomas, the chairman of the work safety board, said Thursday. “That’s the law. It’s just not being enforced.” New York Times, February 18, 2016 LOS ANGELES (February 19, 2016) On the heels of Cal/OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board’s failure to…

AHF Lauds WHO for Swift Declaration on Zika, Demands More Urgent Global Response than on Ebola

AHF, which lost two HIV/AIDS physicians in Africa to Ebola in 2014, commended the World Health Organization for swiftly declaring a ‘Public Health Emergency of International Concern’ on the Zika virus and urged a much more aggressive global response than on Ebola. WHO’s response on Ebola was universally deemed to be woefully inadequate. WASHINGTON (February 2,…

Ohio Drug Pricing Ballot Signatures Recertified, but ‘Outlaw’ Secretary of State Husted Continues to Willfully Obstruct Law

At Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s unprecedented directive, local election boards in Ohio’s were forced to recertify voter signature petitions for the Ohio Drug Price Relief Act, a citizen-driven ballot initiative for a law to rein in drug prices for state programs in Ohio.   Counties met Husted’s own January 29th deadline for recertification…