Posts Categorized: Global

AHF Hosts Hollywood Premiere of ‘Keeping the Promise—AHF 30 Years’ Documentary

AHF, the largest global AIDS organization—which now provides HIV/AIDS care and services, including antiretroviral treatment, to more than 821,000 people in 38 countries—will mark its anniversary throughout the end of 2017 with global events, including screenings of the film, Keeping the Promise—AHF 30 Years. LOS ANGELES (October 20, 2017) As part of its 30th anniversary, AHF…

Thanks to Everyone we Met at IAS 2017!

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) would like to thank the hundreds of people who visited our booth at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science held in Paris last month. It was exciting and heartwarming to see so many who are passionate and dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS. It was also a pleasure to share with everyone…

Drug Resistant Gonorrhea: AHF Urges CDC to Revamp Failing Public Health Prevention Efforts

WASHINGTON (July 10, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) sounded the alarm today that public health institutions have lost control of the epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). On July 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report that anti-biotic drug resistant gonorrhea is on the rise.  According to the WHO, “Each year, an estimated…

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 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…

AHF Presence at Abuja + 12 Summit Helps Unite African Nations Against Diseases

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) at the Abuja + 12 Summit in Nigeria in mid-July hosted a symposium and march to rally the African Union member states – several of which receive medical support from AHF – around closing gaps that lead to infections and deaths from HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria  From July 12-16, representatives…

Cambodian Peer Education to Streamline Treatment, Testing Practices

  PHNOM PENH – AHF Cambodia, the East Asian country’s branch of global nonprofit AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), hosted a three-day workshop in June to train 55 PLHIV Peer Educators – people who are themselves HIV-positive who assist others living with the virus through treatment, counseling, care, and testing – on a variety of subjects…

WHO early HIV treatment guidelines: AHF applauds, Thailand balks

  The World Health Organization (WHO) formally announced Sunday its recommendation to initiate antiretroviral treatment (ART) at a raised CD4 count of 500 – while AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) laud the organization for this decision that could save millions, the Thai government is hesitant to adopt the guideline due to…

Politico :Obama, Bush & AIDS in Africa

Original Article HABARI from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where President Obama will land shortly on the final stop of his seven-day Africa swing. The press corps is wheels down, headed to the State House for a press conference with President Jakaya Kikwetethat (9:40 a.m. ET) that will be Obama’s first event after the arrival ceremony….