Monthly Archives: May 2016

AHF Supports the Long Beach LGBTQ Community at Pride Festival and Parade

AIDS Healthcare Foundation provided free condoms, information on STD prevention and treatment, and free HIV testing at the Long Beach Pride event last weekend. LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, was proud to take part in the 2016 Long Beach Pride Festival and Parade May 21st-22nd. AHF offered free 1-minute…

AHF to Promote LGBTQ Equality, HIV/AIDS Testing and Treatment at Two Dozen Pride Celebrations Nationwide

LOS ANGELES (May 17, 2016) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to join the LGBTQ community in celebrating the 2016 Gay Pride season through its planned participation in two dozen Pride events across the country. As a longtime supporter of LGBTQ equality and the expansion of health care services…

LA Times: Industry spending to beat a pharmaceutical initiative could set a new standard for ‘drug money’

By Michael Hiltzik | Los Angeles Times | May 14, 2016 Due to California’s penchant for legislating at the ballot box, the state has reigned as the top destination for industry campaign spending since even before the Supreme Court widened the door to corporate political donations with its 2010 Citizens United decision. But one measure on this…

AHF Urges Congress to Fund Zika Prevention and Research

In response to the growing likelihood of a Zika epidemic in the U.S., AIDS Healthcare Foundation presses Congress to fund the prevention of a public health crisis. LOS ANGELES (May 16, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, joins public health experts and top federal health officials calling for Congress to authorize funding…

“America, Grow Up: Use A Condom” says AHF in New Ad

New LA outdoor advertising awareness campaign promotes condom usage, screening for STDs  LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2016)  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has unveiled its latest outdoor advertising campaign with a new election-season message that speaks as much to the tone of today’s political climate as it does to the steady stream of announcements from health…

AHF Opens 2nd Healthcare Center & Remote Consultation Pharmacy on Chicago’s South Side

New AHF facility will offer free state-of-the-art medical care, including specialty pharmacy services, to people living with HIV/AIDS in Hyde Park community CHICAGO (May 12, 2016) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday for its new AHF Remote Consultation Pharmacy in Hyde Park located at 1515 E. 52nd…

AHF: Morning of Committee Hearing, Bernie Sanders Endorses California’s Drug Price Relief Act

“While Congress has failed to stand up to the greed of the pharmaceutical industry, the people of California can by supporting this ballot initiative.” Bernie Sanders Democratic Presidential Candidate May 10, 2016 SACRAMENTO, CA  (May 10, 2016) Bernie Sanders today became the first presidential candidate of either major party to endorse the California Drug Price Relief…

Senator Sanders Endorses CA Drug Price Relief Act

U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has announced his support for AHF’s California Drug Price Relief Act. Read the press release and Sanders’ statement below. SACRAMENTO, Calif. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday backed a California ballot initiative to save state taxpayers from being ripped off by pharmaceutical companies which charge Americans the highest prices in the…

AHF South Africa Expands in the Eastern Cape

Since opening in 2007, the AHF-supported clinic in Middledrift, a town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, has seen a steady rise in the number of patients. Today, the cumulative number of AHF patients in the town is well over 2,000. To prevent overcrowding, after several years of planning and construction, a brand-new…

AHF Opens New Hyde Park Healthcare Center and Remote Consultation Pharmacy on May 11th

The new AHF facility will offer state-of-the-art medical care, including specialty pharmacy services, to people living with HIV/AIDS CHICAGO (May 5, 2016) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) will host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday May 11th, 11 am – 1 pm for its new AHF Healthcare Center and AHF Remote Consultation Pharmacy in…