Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care Partners With AHF

ACHC to work with AHF to develop a comprehensive Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation with Distinction in Infectious Disease Specific to HIV CARY,NC (FEBRUARY 27) – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) announced this week it has partnered with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) to develop a comprehensive Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation with Distinction in Infectious Disease Specific to…

CDC Again Fails to Mention Condoms in Latest HIV Prevention Campaign or Role in 18% Decline in Infections

After announcing that HIV infections in the United States dropped by 18% between 2008 and 2014, the CDC rolled out its new ‘HIP’ (High-impact Prevention) approach to HIV prevention, which includes HIV testing, treatment-as-prevention, needle exchange and PrEP, but fails to include or mention condom use. CDC tries to tie decrease in HIV infections to…

AHF Europe Shares Program Success at HepHIV 2017

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Europe presented program results at the second biennial HepHIV 2017 conference in Malta on Jan. 31, which convened to address the rising number of new infections in Europe. Medical professionals from both the hepatitis and HIV community met to collaborate and exchange knowledge on how to maximize the prevention and management…

AHF Africa’s Girls ACT Sweeps the U.S. in 5 City Tour

A delegation of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) women advocates from Uganda, Nigeria and Los Angeles embarked on a tour across the U.S. in January to promote “Girls ACT”  – a bold campaign to raise HIV/AIDS awareness among young women and adolescent girls. The initiative first kicked off last October in Africa, where young women ages 15…

AHF Welcomes Dr. Danica Wilson to its Chicago Healthcare Centers

Respected longtime Chicago Area HIV Specialist to see patients at AHF’s Hyde Park and South Side locations Chicago, IL (February 21, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today announces that Danica Wilson, MD has joined its Chicago healthcare provider team. She will be serving patients at AHF’s Hyde Park Healthcare Center at 1515 E. 52nd Place…

AHF Partners With Nat’l Center for Civil and Human Rights to Unveil “Atlanta’s HIV+ Population Now” Sculpture

In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) partnered with the Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) to unveil “Atlanta’s HIV+ Population Now” art sculpture yesterday. The unveiling of this very powerful artistic presentation was preceded by a short luncheon update for the media on the status of HIV in…

Condoms are ‘Always in Fashion!’ for International Condom Day

This year, AHF recorded an upbeat ‘Always in Fashion’ holiday anthem to celebrate International Condom Day; anthem cleverly parodies Bruno Mars’ hit song, ‘24K Magic.’  HIV/STD prevention, safer sex and condom usage are the focus of ICD with 17 events held in 12 states across the US. More than 100 additional ICD ‘Always in Fashion’…

PHOTOS: AHF Holds “Keep the Promise Concert & March” in Ft. Lauderdale in Recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

FORT LAUDERDALE (February 8) — In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) partnered with Mount Olive Development Corporation in Fort Lauderdale to present the Keep The Promise (KTP) Concert & March to create greater awareness of the impact of HIV/AIDS in Broward and Miami-Dade counties and encourage the community to…

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Partners With CALOR to Expand Care to Chicago’s Latino Community

CHICAGO (February 7, 2016) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and CALOR, formerly a division of Anixter Center, are joining forces to expand CALOR’s HIV/AIDS and STD services to the local Latino and Hispanic community. Located at 5038 W. Armitage Ave. in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood, CALOR (Comprensión y Apoyo a Latinos en Oposición al Retrovirus) has…

AHF “Fund the Fund” Advocates Demonstrate to Urge Chinese Action

“Fund the Fund” advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and other partner organizations gathered at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. on Jan. 28 to protest China’s failure to donate their fair share to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.   During the Fund’s most recent Replenishment Round last September, donor countries and organizations assembled in…