Posts Categorized: Brazil

Conferences to Conquer Co-infection

Brazil has endured major political and economic instability over the past three years, which has taken its toll on all sectors—including public health. But for vulnerable populations that need increased representation, events like the 11th Brazilian HIV/AIDS Conference and 4th Viral Hepatitis Conference make a big impact. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Brazil, along with 3,600…

AHF: Grandes Farmacêuticas Devem Reduzir Seus Preços Exorbitantes para Pessoas Vivendo com Hepatite C

Às vésperas da Cúpula Mundial de Hepatites no Brasil, ativistas exigem das companhias farmacêuticas preços menores nas drogas para hepatites, visando facilitar o alcance das metas de tratamento para 71 milhões de pessoas vivendo com Hepatite C ao redor do mundo. São Paulo, Brasil (31 de outubro de 2017) às vésperas da Cúpula Mundial de…

AHF: Farmacéuticas deben recortar precios exorbitantes del Sofosbuvir para pacientes con Hepatitis C

Previo a la Cumbre Mundial de Hepatitis en Brasil, activistas llaman a la industria farmacéutica a que disminuyan los precios de medicamentos para hepatitis y lograr las metas de tratamiento a 71 millones de personas conHepatitis C. Sao Paulo, Brazil (Octubre 31, 2017) Previo a la Cumbre Mundial de Hepatitis en Sao Paulo, AIDS Healthcare…

Over 1,000 get tested in the Amazon

Each year, three bordering countries in the Amazon – Colombia, Peru and Brazil – meet in Leticia, Colombia to hold the Festival of the Amazon Co-fraternity, a celebration that promotes an exchange of indigenous and ethno-cultural traditions. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations used the 2017 festival in July to launch a first-ever testing…

AHF Spices Up Prevention at Brazil & Mexico Prides

Sao Paulo and Mexico City Gay Pride parades are among the largest in the world. In fact, Sao Paulo holds the Guinness World Record for the largest parade ever and Mexico City’s event consistently attracts some of the largest crowds in Latin America. Want in on the fun? Check out the photos of Prides around…

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…

“I’m Trans” Kicks off in Brazil

Over 250 attendees, many of them people of transgender experience, filled a stately hall in São Paulo, Brazil on March 17 to celebrate the launch of “I’m Trans,” the new awareness-raising campaign co-organized by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF). Due in large part to trans-phobia and stigma, Brazil has a concentrated HIV epidemic that disproportionately affects…