Posts Categorized: Argentina

Argentina Fights HIV with Law and LOVE

Check out all the activities AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Argentina had going on the past few months!   Cordoba Pride Parade During the 9th Pride and Diversity Parade on Nov.11, participants marched eight blocks to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS in the country and to lobby for equality for its most at-risk populations. One key focus…

New bill in Argentina doubles down on infectious disease treatment 

After intense advocacy by civil society, a bill in Argentina might soon make treatment for viral hepatitis and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) available to all. It comes on the heels of another bill that expanded HIV treatment eligibility to all in 2015. On July 10, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Argentina, in coordination with government…

AHF @ Snow Fest Argentina!

Every year at the end of July, Argentina’s National Snow Festival is celebrated in Bariloche City, where over 10,000 people turn out for a week of special events, including concerts, various contests and career expos. This year, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Argentina was front and center to spread the word on HIV and safer sex…

The Lancet Book Review: “Anyone Can Absolutely Change The World”

The Lancet, one of the oldest and best known medical journals in the world, recently published in its June issue a book review (PDF) of Righteous Rebels, the story of AHF’s bold history of activism.  Written by award-winning journalist Patrick Range McDonald, Righteous Rebels chronicles AHF’s unlikely rise from a feisty grassroots organization during the 1980s AIDS crisis in Los Angeles…

Activists Demand Update of Argentine AIDS Law

On May 2, over 100 activists from 50 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Argentina delivered a draft of a new national HIV/AIDS law to Senator María de los Angeles Sacnun and National Congressman Lucas Incicco. The activists gathered at the “Forum for the National HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and STIs” in an effort to reform the current…

AHF Argentina Services Launched

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, announced the launch of services in Argentina with a press conference in Buenos Aires followed by flash mob dancing and condom distribution on Wednesday, March 27 BUENOS AIRES – AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, announced the official launch of Argentinian operations…