Posts Categorized: Press Release

AOC and AHF to Join Forces in North Texas

New affiliation between AIDS Outreach Center (AOC) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) seeks to improve delivery of prevention and lifesaving HIV/AIDS care and services in eight North Texas counties. FORT WORTH, TX (October 23, 2017)  AIDS Outreach Center (AOC) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)—each with over thirty years of community service and experience to draw…

AHF: Condoms in Porn Victory! AHF Congratulates L.A. Board of Supervisors for Vote to Enforce Measure B

Supervisors today unanimously approved a resolution, including public health permit fees, for adult film producers as required under the Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, which L.A. County voters passed in 2012 with overwhelming voter support—57% to 43%   AHF lauds Dr. Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of LA County’s Department of…

AHF Opens New Orlando Healthcare Center and Pharmacy

ORLANDO (July 26, 2017) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Orlando healthcare center location located at 1701 N. Mills Avenue on Tuesday.  AHF also announced announce Dr. Suzy Boules as one of its newest healthcare providers who will lead this healthcare…

City View Pharmacy in Astoria, Queens Joins AHF Pharmacy

New partnership with AHF will allow established NYC pharmacy to expand services NEW YORK (JULY 24, 2017) — AHF Pharmacy, a non-profit pharmacy owned and operated by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), announces today that it has acquired City View Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy based in Astoria, Queens. Harry Xidias,  an owner of City View Pharmacy, will continue…

S. FL Community Leaders + AHF Take To Streets Outside Sen. Rubio’s Office to Protest Proposed Medicaid Cuts

U.S. Senate’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill is certain to wreak havoc on US fight against HIV/AIDS.  Bill is unveiled a day after AIDSVu’s latest heat map of HIV incidence county-by-county nationwide shows epidemic’s growing reach, particularly in the South.   MIAMI (June 27, 2017) On the heels of the U.S. Senate’s vote on…

HIV/AIDS Activists Protest Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome’s Decision to Block HIV Funding from AHF

Despite highest HIV & AIDS Rates in the country,  Baton Rouge Mayor Weston Broome denies federal funding to AHF, despite caring for over 30% of Baton Rouge’s HIV/AIDS patients. Protest follows federal lawsuit filed in April by AHF seeking to overturn the cuts amid several unsuccessful attempts by AHF to meet with Mayor Broome to offer…

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…

NYC: Advocates Protest Pfizer Over Third Shortage of Key Syphilis Medication in One Year

This is the drug giant’s third shortage or stock out in less than one year of Bicillin L-A, Pfizer’s key syphilis drug; pregnant women with syphilis remain at particular risk of passing infection on to their newborns unless Bicillin L-A is available for treatment. NEW YORK (May 18, 2017) Health advocates from AHF and other…

Leading STD Doctor Dismisses Porn’s Claims About Goggles

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Distributed on behalf of Dr. Klausner by AHF: On May 21, 2015 the Cal/OSHA Standards Board held a public hearing to address safety and health in the adult film industry. Currently, Cal/OSHA regulates adult film sets under the Bloodborne Pathogens standard, known as Section 5193. However, the adult film industry has argued that…