Monthly Archives: February 2014

Reverend Al Sharpton to Headline ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ Town Hall Baton Rouge, LA, Feb 28th

Louisiana forum, a part of AHF’s new national ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ public awareness campaign, takes place during Black History Month. Keynote speaker Reverend Al Sharpton will be followed by a town hall discussion exploring the fact that African Americans & Latinos are disproportionately impacted by HIV/AIDS. Local partners include Greater King David…

Reverend Al Sharpton Headlines a ‘Day of Action’ on ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’

  Reverend Al Sharpton Headlines a ‘Day of Action’ on ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ – Holman United Methodist Church, West Adams, Sun. Feb. 23rd FEATURING: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Reverend Al Sharpton, Civil Rights Leader and remarks by Hon. Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles Leon Jenkins, President, NAACP—LA Chapter Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS…

SEC Rejects Gilead’s Attempt to Block Shareholder Resolution Tied to CEO Pay

Last year, AHF President and Gilead stockholder Michael Weinstein submitted a shareholder proposal, “Patient Access as a Criterion of Executive Compensation,” for consideration for shareholder Proxy vote in conjunction with the 2014 Annual Meeting of Gilead Stockholders in May. However, Gilead officials rejected the proposal outright without any prior consultation with Weinstein to resolve alleged…

Los Angeles : A Day of Action 2/23

Los Angeles-area ‘Day of Action’ is a part of AHF’s new national ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ campaign. Events start Sunday at 11am with a church service (live on KJLH) at Holman United Methodist Church featuring a keynote address by Reverend Al Sharpton and remarks by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, followed by a town…

L.A. County Flunks Audit

State Audit of Los Angeles County finds that County officials cannot prove the County has properly used money from a special parcel tax approved to provide lifesaving emergency medical services. Audit suggests Malibu, the eastern San Gabriel Valley, and parts of the Antelope Valley have woefully inadequate access to trauma centers, which may be as…

Kenya Seeks To Cut HIV-AIDS Transmission Through Massive Condom Distribution

By Palash Ghosh – Original Article on February 15 2014 10:52 AM A Kenyan nongovernmental organization (NGO), the AIDS Healthcare Foundation–Kenya (AHF-K), plans to use the Valentine’s Day holiday to test at least 5,000 people for the HIV virus and to distribute 200,000 condoms over the weekend in order to promote safe sex. By the end of the…

Victory Over FDA on Gilead’s PrEP

A Federal Court in large part denied a Summary Judgment motion filed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against AHF and ordered the FDA to provide AHF with data, documents and correspondence between the FDA and Gilead Sciences related to Gilead’s new drug application (NDA) for use of its AIDS drug, Truvada, for pre-exposure…