Monthly Archives: July 2013

NY Times Calls on Large Economies to Fund Treatment

As the global fight against AIDS continues, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is heartened to see the New York Times call on leading global economies to continue to financially contribute to treatment opportunities in developing nations. By allowing the new World Health Organization guidelines of initiating antiretroviral treatment at a 500 CD4 count to be met, such financial backing…

AHF Ad Campaign Pairs Safer Sex Messages with Popular Art

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest AIDS organization in the United States, routinely uses thought provoking, educational, and sometimes controversial advertising to reach a wide variety of demographics with messaging about reducing the spread of HIV and STDs through condom use, routine testing, and open sexual dialogue between partners. The global organization is taking its…

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…

AHF Sparks “Sexual Revolution 2.0”

The “Sexual Revolution” of the 1960s was about public freedom of sexual expression in action and orientation – Now, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is sparking “Sexual Revolution 2.0” to allow that broad, accepted sexual expression to be free from the spread STDs and HIV LOS ANGELES (July 22, 2013) – The “Summer of Love” in 1969…

Summer in Ohio: New Partners, Lots of Pride

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) proudly serves people living with and fighting the spread of HIV in Ohio, and in June the Foundation showed the Buckeye State some love by participating in both the Cleveland and Columbus Pride Festivals.   The Cleveland Pride Festival was a proud declaration of AHF’s newest partnership with the AIDS Taskforce of…

Billboards urging gay black men to get HIV-tested prompt controversy

Billboards in South Los Angeles urging gay black men to take health precautions cause a stir in the community over subject matter. By Titania Kumeh July 21, 2013, 6:19 p.m. Last year in South Los Angeles, billboards overlooking Crenshaw Boulevard showed two shirtless black men standing and embracing each other on a beach. “Our Love…

AHF Zambia Tests Thousands in High Schools

AHF Zambia – the southern African country’s branch of AIDS Healthcare Foundation – conducted a massive HIV testing and counseling campaign in 20 local high schools in the country’s Lusaka Province between June 10th and 28th. Out of the 7,725 students AHF Zambia tested, 253 tested positive for HIV –more than a 3% seropositivity rate….

Reuters and The Hill on Obama’s HIV/AIDS Efforts

Obama orders stepped up effort against U.S. HIV/AIDS epidemic Reuters by Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON | Mon Jul 15, 2013 6:45pm EDT (Reuters) – After fresh criticism of his record on combating HIV/AIDS, President Barack Obama on Monday ordered a stepped up effort to deal with the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. An executive order…

‘Mr. President, Actions Speak Louder than Words’ on AIDS

Following recent Africa trip during which President Obama’s commitment to fighting the AIDS epidemic was challenged at home and in the three countries he visited, the President today issued an Executive Order creating the ‘HIV Care Continuum Initiative,’ a plan to improve his domestic response to HIV/AIDS Obama’s Executive Order creates something that will be…

Condom Nation cruises into Nebraska!

  The Condom Nation Big Rig Tour has already distributed over 1.5 million condoms in the first ten states of the tour, Condom Nation is ready to make an impact this weekend in Omaha, the first of four stops in Nebraska! OMAHA, NE (July 13, 2013) – The mobile condom distribution team that distributed 5.5…