Monthly Archives: November 2014

On World AIDS Day, AHF Reminds The U.S. Its War On AIDS Is Being Lost

AHF to host over 150 events around the world to promote testing, treatment for HIV/AIDS; International commemorations will launch global campaign to connect twenty million HIV-positive people to treatment by the year 2020 CONTACTS: Ged Kenslea, +1.323.308.1833 or mobile 323.791.5526 [email protected] Christopher Johnson, +1.323.960.4846 or mobile 310.880.9913 [email protected] LOS ANGELES (November 25, 2014) ¾ To…

WORLD AIDS DAY COMMEMORATED IN LESOTHO

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will be launching its 20×20 global campaign in Lesotho for World AIDS Day 2014. The campaign aims to extend access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to 20 million people by year 2020. Prior to World AIDS Day AHF Lesotho and other Civil Society Organisations (CSO) including UNAIDS, PACT Lesotho, Doctors Without…

WORLD AIDS DAY: AHF SA UNVEILS AMBITIOUS CAMPAIGN

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has been promoting its 20×20 global campaign, launched for World AIDS Day 2013, to extend access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to 20 million people by year 2020. This message is the centre of a new campaign, aimed at the average South African, calling on them to add their voice and…

AHF ZAMBIA TO CELEBRATE WORLD AIDS DAY

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is gearing up to observe World AIDS Day on 1 December, with AHF Zambia’s official commemoration taking place on Saturday, 29 November at the Chipata Compound Grounds in Lusaka. In support of the national theme, Zambia at 50 towards Zero Stigma, activities building up to the main event will commence…

New AHF ad asks, ‘CDC: What if you’re Wrong on PrEP?’

Open letter ad challenges the Centers for Disease Control on its recommendation for community-wide use of the HIV/AIDS medication Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for possible HIV prevention. In May, the CDC recommended that 500,000 men-who-have-sex-with-men and other high-risk individuals go on PrEP, despite the fact that data from nearly all PrEP studies do not…

Wellness Center Opens in San Diego

Access to sexual health services expanded at San Diego AHF Healthcare Center in Hillcrest SAN DIEGO (November 13, 2014) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation opened its newest Wellness Center last month in San Diego. The AHF San Diego Wellness Center is located in AHF’s San Diego Healthcare Center at 3940 4th Ave., Suite 140 San Diego,…

First ‘Out of the Closet’ Thrift Store, New AHF Pharmacy Comes to Seattle

On Saturday, November 15, AHF’s Seattle team were joined by local residents and the stars of “Mimosas With Mama”,  the award-winning drag brunch show, to cut the ribbon on AHF’s first “Out of the Closet” thrift store in Seattle, located at 1016 E. Pike St. in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.  The new Out of the Closet Thrift…

Florida Forces AIDS Drug Pricing Agreement with Cigna

TALLAHASSEE, FL (November 11, 2014) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today applauded and thanked Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty for brokering an agreement with Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (Cigna) through which the insurer will now take steps to ensure that Florida residents living with HIV/AIDS and who are covered by Cigna will have access…

AHF Donates to Ebola Fight in Sierra Leone

An intentional nongovernmental organization AIDS Health Care Foundation based in the United States of America has on Friday 31st October 2014 donated a huge consignment of personal protective equipment PPEs worth over seventy thousand United States dollars to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone. The items including one hundred and sixty (160) body bags, four (4)…

Rev. Al Sharpton Headlines Las Vegas ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ Town Hall

Las Vegas forum is a part of AHF’s national ‘AIDS is a Civil Rights Issue’ public awareness campaign. 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.  LAS VEGAS (October 28, 2014) In response to the fact that African…