Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rev. Sharpton, Urban League’s Marc Morial to Lead Downtown Los Angeles Rally for ‘Yes on 61’ Drug Pricing Ballot Measure

’Your Vote is Your Voice’ Mon, Oct. 31st — 10:00am-11:30am — La Placita Olvera Short advocacy march to nearby Edward R. Roybal Federal Building will follow after rally to call on federal government to step up on helping rein in runaway drug pricing. WHAT:      PRESS CONFERENCE, RALLY & MARCH—Supporters of ‘Yes on Prop. 61,’…

YES ON PROPOSITION 61 TO AIR 30-MINUTE FILM ON BIG PHARMA AND DRUG-PRICING STATEWIDE

“Your Money or Your Life” Documentary Features Bernie Sanders, Patients  SACRAMENTO, CA – Yes on Prop. 61/Californians for Lower Drug Prices today announced that the campaign will air a 30-minute documentary, titled “Your Money or Your Life,” featuring U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, among others, in every major media market in California this Saturday. Californians can…

Inland Empire to be First to See ‘Yes on 61’ Drug Pricing Documentary Featuring Bernie Sanders

Riverside’s Mission Inn Hosts “Your Money or Your Life,” Film Depicts Pharma Greed What:     Yes on 61, Californians for Lower Drug Prices, in partnership with TruEvolution, presents Your Money or Your Life: A Fair Drug Pricing Town Hall & Short Documentary Screening. Yes on Proposition 61 will screen “Your Money or Your Life” at the historic Mission…

SACRAMENTO BEE GIVES THE LIE TO BIG PHARMA’S LIE ABOUT PROP 61 HURTING VETERANS

“There is no truth to the suggestion the measure increases the cost of a veteran’s co-pay”  SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Bee has reviewed Big Pharma’s ubiquitous veterans’ ads against Proposition 61 and given the lie to the fabrication that the measure would increase drug prices for vets. The spots feature veterans arguing that passage…

AHF Responds to Haitian Medical Needs Following Hurricane Matthew

Given the slow response of international relief organizations, AHF continues to deploy human and physical resources to assist in the Haitian relief efforts FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 14) As the people of Haiti continue to await much-needed medical care and basic resources from international relief agencies following the devastating impact of Hurricane Matthew, AIDS Healthcare Foundation…

Hanoi City and a New “Community-based HIV testing” Program

AHF Vietnam and Vietnam’s Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS) have begun a “Community-based HIV testing” program in Hanoi City.   On September 23rd, both organizations were able to celebrate the opening ceremony of this program, which those who are at a high risk for contracting HIV in the Hanoi community. ISDS is a non-governmental…

99% of AHF Guatemala Patients Adhere to Treatment Plan

Guatemala has a concentrated HIV epidemic, a relatively low level of literacy, and a challenging economic environment. This intersection of economic, social, and health disadvantages inspired AHF and its partnering organizations and groups to advocate for change within the region.   This change, headed by Saul Paau of AHF, manifested in the partnership of AHF…

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Hosts LA Rally for Lower Drug Price Initiative, Yes on Prop 61

Former Presidential Contender and California Drug Price Initiative Endorser Speaks Out Against Big Pharma at Los Angeles rally on October 14th Wrapping up the first week of early voting, Senator Bernie Sanders spoke powerfully Friday afternoon on behalf of the Yes on Prop 61 campaign at a rally in Hollywood.  Sen. Sanders addressed a crowd…

AHF South Africa Raised Awareness of the Dangers of Backstreet Abortions

On Thursday September 29th, AHF Southern Africa joined the Department of Health in Isipingo to raise awareness of the dangers of backstreet abortions, and called on police to clamp down on illegal abortionists.   KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Member of Executive Council (MEC) for Health Dr. Sibongiseni Dhlomo, who stopped regularly to remove illegal abortion adverts from…

Bernie Sanders returns to California airwaves to support Prop. 61

San Francisco Chronicle October 10, 2016 by John Wildermuth Bernie’s back. Bernie Sanders, the progressive Vermont senator last seen in California challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, is on the airwaves again. This time he’s pushing voters to support Proposition 61, which would set a cap on what pharmaceutical companies could charge the…