Monthly Archives: April 2015

Chicago: South Side Help Center & AHF Celebrate New Affiliation

South Side Help Center and AHF will host an affiliation celebration on April 30th at the DuSable Museum of African-American History to introduce Chicago to its new partnership in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the city. CHICAGO (April 23, 2015) In early February, South Side Help Center (SSHC) announced that it would be affiliating and…

New South Florida HIV Cases Skyrocket

Broward County HIV cases up 16% in 2015, Miami-Dade up 20%, as Palm Beach County jumps 53%. First Quarter comparisons of new Florida HIV cases (January-March 2014 to 2015) show dramatic increase in HIV cases in South Florida, in a state that consistently ranks second in the number of new HIV cases nationwide.  Of the…

AHF Rejects Claims by Former Employees

Federal Government, State of Florida each refused to intervene in case.    FT. LAUDERDALE (April 7, 2015) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) released the following statement by AHF President Michael Weinstein regarding a legal action recently filed against it in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida regarding AHF’s HIV testing and linkage to…

Texas House Slashes $3 Million in HIV Prevention Funds

The Texas House passed a budget amendment earlier this week to divert nearly $3 million in federal HIV/STD prevention funding to abstinence-only sex education programs, effectively gutting HIV and STD prevention programs in the state, which currently has the third highest HIV rate in the nation. The amendment will next go to the Texas Senate…