Monthly Archives: June 2016

LOUD Mourns Orlando Victims, Shows Solidarity with LGBT Latino Community

LOS ANGELES (June 17, 2016) The AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Latino Outreach and Understanding Division (LOUD) mourns the 49 individuals murdered in the Orlando attack this past Sunday morning at Pulse nightclub.  Sunday morning’s incident was an attack on the LGBT community and specifically a direct attack on what was deemed a safe space for these individuals. For many…

Fierce Pharma: Planes, hearses and caravans dot ‘Gilead Greed Kills!’ protests from AIDS foundation

By Carly Helfand | FiercePharma | Jun 16, 2016 The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation has already sued Gilead Sciences and asked lawmakers to investigate the company over its drug pricing. But it’s not stopping there. The foundation has launched a “Gilead Greed Kills!” advocacy campaign and staged two protests, the latest of which took place…

AHF’s ‘Gilead Greed Kills!’ Protest Continues Shaming of AIDS & Hepatitis C Drug Maker over Pricing & Policies

Lunchtime protest today in front of Gilead headquarters in Foster City, CA expands drug price advocacy campaign by bringing the message home to company’s employees and executives. LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2016) Over the past week, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, hosted protests targeting Gilead Sciences over the company’s AIDS and…

Top Athletes Featured in AHF Mexico Campaign

This May, AHF Mexico launched an HIV awareness campaign called “HOLD ON TO LIFE” featuring notable athletes. It includes testimonials from people living with HIV and aims to raise awareness on prevention, testing and treatment. Messaging is targeted toward young adults ages 18 to 24, who have the highest rates of HIV transmission in Mexico. The…

Activists Demand Update of Argentine AIDS Law

On May 2, over 100 activists from 50 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Argentina delivered a draft of a new national HIV/AIDS law to Senator María de los Angeles Sacnun and National Congressman Lucas Incicco. The activists gathered at the “Forum for the National HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis and STIs” in an effort to reform the current…

AHF Mourns with Orlando Community; Supports The Center’s Fund to Assist Victims

FT. LAUDERDALE (June 12, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today mourns the senseless, brutal, murderous attack on the LGBTQ community in Orlando, a city where AHF provides HIV/AIDS care and services including free HIV testing. The AHF-supported Impulse Group has one of its largest chapters in Orlando, and the Pulse nightclub is one of its major community partners. “Our hearts…

India’s First Openly Gay Prince Led AHF’s LA Pride Parade March June 10th -12th

AIDS Healthcare Foundation patients, staff and volunteers marched alongside the LGBTQ community at the Los Angeles Pride parade with its newly updated Pride bus last weekend. The bus was led by Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first openly gay member of India’s royal family.  AHF also offered free HIV testing out of its mobile testing unit as…

AHF Targets Gilead with AIDS Drug Pricing Protest at Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference

Following a blistering Los Angeles Times article documenting Gilead’s blatant patent manipulation on its drugs containing tenofovir, AHF spearheaded a rolling protest caravan targeting Gilead and its investors in conjunction with the annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes. The protest caravan featured a hearse, a double-deck bus and 25+ cars outfitted…

Californians for Lower Drug Prices Launches TV Ad Campaign

Series of 15- & 30-Second Ads Begin Airing Statewide Today, Primary Election Day SACRAMENTO, CA – Even as voters go to the polls to finish up the primary election season, supporters of Californians for Lower Drug Prices, proponent of the California Drug Price Relief Act of 2016, today have begun airing a series of television…

AHF Launches “Gilead Scandal: Gay Men, We Don’t Care About Your Kidneys and Bones” – New National Ad Campaign

Following a blistering Los Angeles Times article documenting Gilead’s patent manipulation on its drugs containing tenofovir, AHF rolls out a new ad campaign in LGBT outlets calling for closer scrutiny of Gilead by gay men and others that the company targets with its medications. LOS ANGELES (June 7, 2016) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest…