Monthly Archives: May 2015

AHF Lauds Greater Access to HIV Testing In Nevada

LOS ANGELES (May 28, 2015) — AHF applauds Assemblymember Tyrone Thompson and community groups for their successful efforts to pass legislation to modify outdated HIV testing regulations in Nevada and allow community-based HIV testing throughout the state. Authored by Assemblymember Thompson, the “HIV Targeted Outreach and Testing Bill” (AB 243) eliminates state requirements for HIV…

Changes To Cal/OSHA Regs On Condoms In Porn Puts Worker Protection First

Cal/OSHA Standards Board hosted a public hearing on Thursday, May 21 in San Diego to take public comment on proposed changes to clarify OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens standards specific to the industry in order to better protect adult film workers in California. SAN DIEGO (May 21, 2015) After a delay of over five years, the Cal/OSHA’s…

Obama Trade Agreement (TPP) Will Hamper Global AIDS Fight

Trans Pacific Partnership’s (TPP) new stringent patent protections will eviscerate generic drug industry—a mainstay of lifesaving international AIDS treatment program around the world—including wreaking havoc with US’ own President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Senate to vote Tuesday on TPP; Political kowtowing to drug industry signals death knell for millions in need of AIDS…

Austin Mayor Douglas Campbell welcomes AHF and New HIV Treatment Clinic & Prevention Efforts

Mayor Campbell requested assistance on the recent HIV outbreak, and AIDS Healthcare Foundation steps up to work with the City and Dr. William Cooke, Austin’s only doctor, in HIV prevention efforts and new free treatment clinic. AUSTIN, Ind. (May 7, 2015) Austin Mayor Douglas Campbell is pleased to announce that after careful evaluation and consideration,…

AHF Commits to People of Indiana in New Partnership, HIV Clinic in Austin

After Austin Mayor Douglas Campbell requested assistance in city hit by recent HIV outbreak, AIDS group to work with Dr. William Cooke, Austin’s only doctor in new clinic and ongoing prevention efforts AUSTIN, Ind. (May 7, 2015) On the heels of a recent and significant outbreak of HIV found among citizens of Austin, Indiana, AIDS…

Indiana city at heart of HIV outbreak to get HIV clinic

Southern Indiana city at heart of HIV outbreak tied to IV drug use to get HIV clinic POSTED: 12:50 PM EDT May 08, 2015  INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A southern Indiana city that’s the epicenter of an HIV outbreak tied to intravenous drug use is getting an HIV clinic. The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation will open the clinic in Austin within…

Town At HIV Outbreak’s Epicenter Will Open New Clinic

The small town at the center of Indiana’s HIV outbreak is getting a new clinic to help with treatment and testing. It’s part of a partnership between the Town of Austin and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. The free clinic will be housed at Foundations Family Medicine, the only doctor’s office in Austin. It will expand…