Posts Categorized: World

AHF’s New Clinic Brings Cutting-edge Medicine to Odessa

AHF cut the red ribbon on its very first clinic in Ukraine, in the port city of Odessa on the coast of the Black Sea at the end of 2017.  Odessa is the country’s third-largest city and has one of the nation’s highest burdens of HIV. AHF Ukraine has been in the country since 2009…

AHF Strongly Condemns Violence Against Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR (January 10, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) strongly condemns violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. As a global humanitarian organization, with operations in 39 countries, including Myanmar, we are committed to providing compassionate medical care to all people affected by HIV/AIDS regardless of ethnicity or religious creed. Since August 2017,…

World AIDS Day 2017 Recap

This World AIDS Day we saw the relentless vitality of human spirit paving the way to the eventual end of AIDS. Over 30 years ago, people refused to accept that HIV was a fatal illness and today it is treatable, but much more needs to be accomplished. Now, Test & Treat, condom access, and services for…

Explore AHF’s journey

In a worldwide premiere, we invite you to take an interactive journey through 30 years of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) trailblazing history with the launch of an innovative multimedia timeline. This unique project showcases over three decades of groundbreaking care and advocacy by the world’s largest HIV/AIDS non-governmental organization through carefully selected archival photos and video footage. In honor…

AHF: Global Fund Continues to Discriminate Against Poor Countries

The Global Fund continues to rely on Gross National Income (GNI), the World Bank’s faulty country income classification system, to determine which countries are eligible for lifesaving aid. Under the present system, countries where average income is $2.76 per day are considered middle-income. The new Global Fund Executive Director should end the policy that transitions…

AHF Ukraine conquers Mont Blanc

In the thin atmosphere at the summit of Mont Blanc, as if on the steeple of the world, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Europe’s flag flutters in the frosty wind after four men scaled the snowy peak to test their courage and determination in the face of adversity. On Aug. 28, AHF Ukraine Country Program Director…

#Girlpower shines on the International Day of the Girl Child

Girls and young women are the future of tomorrow. Despite the incalculable obstacles they often face in daily life, such as discrimination, abuse and discouragement from pursuing their dreams, many find the strength to persevere and succeed. To celebrate and empower girls and young women to embrace their aspirations and take charge of their health,…

Over 1,000 get tested in the Amazon

Each year, three bordering countries in the Amazon – Colombia, Peru and Brazil – meet in Leticia, Colombia to hold the Festival of the Amazon Co-fraternity, a celebration that promotes an exchange of indigenous and ethno-cultural traditions. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations used the 2017 festival in July to launch a first-ever testing…

AHF Stands with, and Offers Condolences to the People of Sierra Leone; Donates Relief Materials to Mud Slide Survivors

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone–As the people of Sierra Leone grapple to get their lives back on track, following the devastating impact of the August 14th mudslide, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has expressed its deepest sympathy to Sierra Leoneans and donated relief materials to support survivors. The mudslide, which hit five communities (Regent, Juba-Kaningo, Malama- Kamayama,…

Sierra Leone Awarded Five Million Free Condoms from AHF Condom Bank

AHF Condom Bank, an innovative global project to provide free condoms to countries and local health ministries in need and seeking to step up their HIV and STD prevention efforts, supplied the Sierra Leone National HIV/AIDS Secretariat and AHF Sierra Leone with five million free condoms for the country’s public/private partnership in the fight against…