Monthly Archives: July 2016

‘Yes on Prop. 60’ Sues Pornographers Over Lies in Voter Info

Legal action filed today in Sacramento County Superior Court seeks a Writ of Mandate against opponents of Proposition 60, the California Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act for submitting numerous false and/or misleading statements for printing in the official California Voter Guide. The State Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) analysis of the ballot measure…

AHF Supports San Diego LGBT Community at Pride Festival

LOS ANGELES (July 19, 2016) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) was proud to take part in San Diego’s Gay Pride Festival and Parade this past weekend in the Hillcrest neighborhood.  The organization—which operates its AHF Healthcare Center and Pharmacy in San Diego at 3940 4th Ave., Suite 140—offered free condoms, safer sex information and HIV…

AHF to Host Three Key Satellite Sessions at IAC After Hugely Successful ‘Keep the Promise’ March & Concert in Durban

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA (18 July 2016) Fresh off of hosting the hugely successful 10,000 strong ‘Keep the Promise’ march, rally and concert at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead in Durban, South Africa featuring Queen Latifah and Common, among other artists, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization and sponsor of ‘Keep the Promise’ is host…

Meningitis: AHF Calls on L.A. County Public Health Officials to Step Down over Poor Handling of Cases

AHF is calling on Cynthia Harding, MPH, Interim Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and Jeffrey Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, Interim Health Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to step down due to the County’s woeful response to meningitis and other health issues. Three years after Dr. Jonathan Fielding retired as the…

AHF to Appeal Gilead AIDS Drug Patent Case

In January, AHF filed a federal lawsuit against Gilead Sciences, Inc. and two other defendants alleging drug patent manipulation and anti-trust claims regarding slightly different formulations of tenofovir, a key HIV/AIDS drug that is found in Gilead’s all-in-one Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) HIV/AIDS treatments. Last week, the US District Court for the Northern District of…

Fund The Fund Campaign Hits Berlin

Here’s the latest update on the Fund the Fund campaign from our very own Denis Godlevskiy in the field: On July 5th, AHF’s Ukrainian-Russian-Dutch-German team marched from the historic Brandenburg Gate to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office to demand a fair contribution to the Global Fund from Germany. From the Eastern European side, the team was…

Cleveland to Welcome ‘Keep the Promise’ Free Concert & March Sunday, July 17th

Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, ‘Keep the Promise’ will feature keynote addresses by Rev. Al Sharpton and Dr. Cornel West, remarks by actress and White House Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization Diane Guerrero, with musical performances by the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, Empire’s Jussie Smollett; singer/songwriter Raheem DeVaughn and Mary Mary, the Grammy Award-winning American…