Monthly Archives: February 2015

Failed Global Ebola Response Demands New Leadership

AHF calls for widespread reform at international health agencies—including asking for the resignation of World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr. Margaret Chan KAMPALA, UGANDA and LOS ANGELES, CALIFORINA (February 24, 2015) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, today called for sweeping reforms to the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international agencies…

L.A. County Finally Acknowledges Meningitis Threat—Two Years Late

Two years after a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis killed two Los Angeles gay men and a San Diego student, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials acknowledge the threat gay men may face from invasive meningococcal disease. County health officials are currently surveying area medical providers asking if they knew the Department of…

Feb. 13th International Condom Day Promotes “Condoms Are Cool”

Safer sex and condom usage will be the focus of over 140 events held in 31 countries and a dozen U.S. states LOS ANGELES (February 11, 2014) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, will celebrate International Condom Day (ICD)—a February 13th holiday observed in conjunction with Valentine’s Day—by promoting prevention of…

Cuyahoga County—End the AIDS Bureaucracy!

Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH)—an unelected and unaccountable bureaucracy separate and distinct from the Cuyahoga County government—has turned its back on people with HIV/AIDS and the safety net providers who care for them, jeopardizing lifesaving care and services for people living with HIV/AIDS in Cleveland & Cuyahoga County. On Wednesday & Thursday of this week, AIDS…

AHF to support California legislation limiting ‘personal belief’ vaccine exemptions

In the midst of a nationwide measles outbreak that has infected more than 100 people and was fueled by a high rate of unvaccinated individuals in California, State Senators [Dr.] Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) and Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) announced plans to introduce legislation limiting parents’ ‘personal belief’ exemptions in order to increase the number of…

South Side Help Center & AHF to Join Forces in Chicago

AHF also opens its first free AIDS treatment clinic in Illinois—the AHF Healthcare Center—Chicago (2600 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, 60616), which welcomed its first patients in mid-January. On the heels of the observation of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day February 7th, South Side Help Center and AIDS Healthcare Foundation proudly announce their new affiliation, which…

ACQC and AHF to Join Forces in N.Y.C.

New affiliation between AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) seeks to improve delivery of lifesaving HIV/AIDS care and services throughout the borough of Queens, where there is an extremely high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in New York City. JAMAICA, NY (February 3, 2015) AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) and AIDS…

County Data Shows 23,829 HIV+ Angelenos Out of Care

In January 2015, AHF began running its “24,000 Not In Care” billboards in Los Angeles County to draw attention to the number of residents in our nation’s most populous county who are living with HIV but are currently not in medical care to treat the disease. Featuring a cutaway image of a floating iceberg that draws upon…