Posts Categorized: The Americas

Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled, Ne-Yo, Laverne Cox, Mario Lopez, Debbie Allen Dance Academy & Vonzell Solomon Dazzle Crowd at AHF World AIDS Day Concert

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2017)—Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey took the stage at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday night to perform at a free concert to commemorate World AIDS Day (December 1) and celebrate the 30th anniversary of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization.  The show opened with a…

As Patent Expires, AHF Calls on Gilead for 90% Price Reduction on Tenofovir-based Drugs, Including Truvada

Ethically challenged drug company has made billions off the drug since its initial FDA approval while it simultaneously sought to ‘evergreen’ and manipulate patent extension process LOS ANGELES (October 17, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization and a vocal critic of runaway drug pricing and drug profiteering today called on Gilead…

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 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…

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…

Ending AIDS Demands More Resources, Testing and Condoms

If Latin American countries are to meet the commitment of ending AIDS in the near future, the resources of all kinds are urgently needed. This was the prevailing theme among the 150 representatives from 30 countries during the 2nd Latin American Forum on the Continuum of HIV/AIDS Care, in Rio De Janeiro on Aug.18-19, 2015….

Latin America & Caribbean: Over 17,000 Living with HIV Treated by AHF

Leading global organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) recently surpassed the mark of 200,000 clients receiving treatment and care for HIV/AIDS around the world, including in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean AHF has been working in Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Haiti for years, and the Foundation is continuing its efforts with expansion into Argentina,…