Posts Categorized: D.C.

AHF Faces Off with World Bank on MICs

World Bank policies might soon force many civil society organizations (CSO) in middle-income countries (MICs) to close as international donors transition their support to a much smaller pool of least-developed countries. At the same time, patients in MICs with life-threatening diseases like HIV and tuberculosis are forced to pay up to 10 times more for medicines…

AHF Promotes “One Community, One Love” at Brooklyn, Long Island and Capital Prides

World’s largest AIDS organization, marking 30-year history of care and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS and the LGBT community, will participate in more than two dozen Pride celebrations across the country BROOKLYN (JUNE 9, 2017) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to once again join the LGBTQ community…

D.C. Protest Slams World Bank on MICs

“Raise the MIC” advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations assembled at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 21 to demonstrate for changes to how the Bank defines Middle Income Countries (MICs). The World Bank currently uses a country classification system that is based on a nation’s income level. Residents…

AHF “Fund the Fund” Advocates Demonstrate to Urge Chinese Action

“Fund the Fund” advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and other partner organizations gathered at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. on Jan. 28 to protest China’s failure to donate their fair share to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.   During the Fund’s most recent Replenishment Round last September, donor countries and organizations assembled in…

Obama’s ‘New’ Global AIDS Plan: Does He Mean It, Or Is It Just More Spin?

In speech, Secretary Clinton envisions ‘AIDS-free generation,’ “but offers no specifics how to achieve it” WASHINGTON (November 8, 2011) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today welcomed the administration’s call for an, ‘AIDS-free generation,’ but expressed skepticism that the call, which contained no actual proposals on how to achieve it, was more spin on the subject of…