Monthly Archives: October 2013

AHF Sues Johnson & Johnson for Cheating on AIDS Drug Pricing

AHF filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of the State of California alleging that between 2005-2012, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) failed to provide legally required discounts for HIV drugs, overcharging AHF by as much as $2 million during the seven year period. J&J is bound by contractual obligations to sell drugs, including AIDS drugs,…

Jamaica: AHF Signs Contract to Provide HIV Care Nationally

As October drew to a close, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Jamaican Ministry of Health that officially enabled the global nonprofit to provide care to people living with HIV in Jamaica as the country’s national HIV partner. AHF’s operations will begin in the island’s Western Region in November with…

L.A. leaders fight ballot measure to create city health agency

City and county leaders are waging a legal battle to knock the measure off the June ballot. They’re battling the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which created the proposal. By Seema Mehta 7:58 PM PDT, October 22, 2013 City Hall and Los Angeles County elected leaders are warning that if voters pass a June ballot measure that…

AHF: Ads in WSJ Asia, Politico Urge China to ‘Be Generous,’ Pledge $1 Billion to Fight AIDS

In conjunction with worldwide AIDS protests taking place this week targeting China for its tepid support of the Global Fund, AHF is running an advocacy ad in the print and online editions of The Wall Street Journal-Asia and Politico and Politico.com on Thurs., Oct. 24th urging China to support the Fund. Since the inception of…

Columbus to Welcome Ohio’s First ‘Out of the Closet’ Store & AHF Pharmacy

AHF’s newly built flagship facility in Columbus’ trendy Short North District houses an AIDS thrift store, and a state-of-the-art AHF Pharmacy, which benefit HIV/AIDS patients statewide; as well as a free HIV testing site—first 1,000 shoppers to register at the store will be entered to win a 2013 Vespa LX 1501E Scooter COLUMBUS, OHIO (October…

Estonia’s Ivi Normet Blocking Access to HIV Meds

Tallinn Press Conf. Oct. 16 On October 10, AHF Europe launched an awareness campaign addressing Estonia’s Ministry of Social Affairs Deputy Secretary General of Health, Ivi Normet, regarding her interference with the ability of a new specialized clinic in the town of Narva, the Linda Clinic, to provide needed HIV/AIDS care B-Roll or Visual for…

AHF: Cal/OSHA Cites and Fines Gay Porn’s Factory Video $60K for no Condoms

OSHA officials issue multiple safety citations adding San Francisco-based Factory Video to a growing list of adult film producers and distributers cited for failing to follow workplace safety regulations In February 2013, AHF filed workplace safety complaints with OSHA against Factory asserting that the production company filmed without condoms, activity that showed unprotected exchange of…