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200 Protesters Tell U.S. Rep. Scott Peters to Drop Bill Gutting 340B Drug Program

U.S. Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA, 52nd District)—who has taken more than $100,000 in contributions from the drug industry while in Congress—co-sponsored legislation with Congressman Larry Bucshon  (R-IN, 8th District) that stops new, eligible non-profit hospitals from joining the 340B drug pricing program. H.R. 4710 is a moratorium on new enrollment in 340B that strangles non-profit…

AHF Buys Sunset 8 Motel to House the Homeless, Jan 25, 2018

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has purchased the Sunset 8 Motel in Hollywood and plans to convert it into transitional housing for the homeless with a priority for those with chronic health issues. The purchase was announced this morning by Michael Weinstein, president of AHF. “The homeless crisis in Los Angeles is a crisis, one that…

AHF Transforms Sunset Blvd. Motel into Housing for Homeless Families
PRESS CONFERENCE:
Thursday, Jan. 25th 10AM

‘Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF’ to announce its purchase of the former Sunset 8 Motel in the heart of Hollywood, which it will repurpose as transitional housing for low-income individuals and families, with priority offered to individuals with chronic health conditions.                                                            Move follows the Foundation’s October purchase of the Madison Hotel, a 220 room…

AHF To Commemorate MLK Holiday At Parades and Through Free HIV Testing Events Across The Country

LOS ANGELES (January 11, 2019) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed on January 15 by participating in MLK parades and hosting free HIV awareness and testing events in more than a dozen U.S. cities across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC;…

Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled to Perform Live at Free World AIDS Day Concert & AHF 30th Anniversary Celebration in LA

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 21, 2017) To commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1st and celebrate its 30th anniversary, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization, will host a series of events across the world to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. The activities will include free concerts in Haiti, Mexico…

LA Blade Editorial: “AIDS at 37 Remains a Scourge”

The Los Angeles Blade  Editorial by AHF President Michael Weinstein 11/17/2017   AIDS is about to turn 37—it approaches middle age. Still a major killer—more than one million people died of AIDS last year. But tamed in comparison to its youth: 1.8 million new infections this year, down from three million 10 years ago. Nevertheless,…

AHF: CDC at Fault for Skyrocketing STD Rates, Must Rethink and Retool Prevention Efforts

 CDC releases alarming Sexually Transmitted Surveillance 2016 Report today, finding,  “… STDs at a record high, with staggering health consequences for millions of Americans.”  Last year, AHF harshly criticized the CDC for requesting less prevention funding for its 2017 budget and also asked CDC to develop an innovative and aggressive new national STD prevention campaign. …

AHF to Host Brooklyn #StandAgainstHate Community Forum

In response to the national moral crisis exposed by the tragedy of Charlottesville, AHF, the largest global AIDS group, launched a national advocacy and billboard campaign #StandAgainstHate targeting the hatred, racism and white supremacy so brutally unmasked in Charlottesville and its aftermath ‘Moral turning point for our nation,’ says AHF President Michael Weinstein BROOKLYN, NY…