Monthly Archives: March 2017

AHF HITS MILESTONE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES IN RWANDA

KIGALI, RWANDA (March 30, 2017) In 2006, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, commenced operations in Rwanda, in collaboration with the government through the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) as part of it’s global mission to provide cutting edge medicine to people living with HIV.  Since then, AHF Rwanda has grown from serving two…

INSIDE & OUT: AHF & FLUX TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL TRANS HOLIDAY March 31st

AHF’s newest affinity group, FLUX, which is dedicated to raising awareness, increasing visibility, providing support and giving voice for trans and gender nonconforming individuals, will join the global community in celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility on Friday, March 31st. LOS ANGELES AND THE WORLD (March 31, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and FLUX, a…

AHF Rwanda Celebrates 10 Years of HIV/AIDS Treatment

Rwandan officials, patients, community stakeholders and media gathered on March 17 in Kigali to celebrate AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Rwanda’s 10-year anniversary of delivering lifesaving HIV/AIDS care and treatment in the country. The significant milestone was commemorated with a special dinner and screening of a documentary highlighting AHF’s progress made in reducing new infections and…

AHF Brings Lifesaving Treatment to Two More Sites in Nigeria

Two new medical treatment facilities were officially unveiled in Nigeria in late February. AHF Nigeria, in partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency, collaborated on the project. The initiative is a contribution to Nigeria’s HIV/AIDS response and a part of AHF’s “20×20” campaign, which strives to have 20…

AHF Files Lawsuit Against King County Dept. of Health Over Flawed AIDS Funding Grant Process

AHF seeks court intervention to overturn recent Ryan White grant awards in several categories, including the ‘non-selection’ of AHF in at least two categories in which AHF was the sole bidder.  AHF asserts that recent actions by the Department of Health, along recent federal audits and fines over Ryan White documentation and expenditures, make it…

A Record 3,500 Walkers Raise $1.4M at Florida AIDS Walk!

Multi Platinum Award-winning Band DNCE, featuring Joe Jonas, and OWN Network’s Greenleaf Star Lamman Rucker join AHF to raise funds to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Florida FORT LAUDERDALE (March 20, 2017) Multi-Platinum, award-winning new band, DNCE, featuring Joe Jonas joined Lamman Rucker, star of the OWN Network’s  top-rated drama series, “Greenleaf”, in Fort…

AHF Commends President Trump for Maintaining Critical Funding for AIDS Fight in Budget Blueprint

Trump budget maintains key funding for PEPFAR and The Global Fund and indicates Ryan White Act AIDS providers will also be one of its highest priorities; however, AHF has ongoing concerns with proposals to convert Medicaid to block grants to the states and changes to the Affordable Care Act that will leave people living with…

“Art Hearts Fashion” Shows Presented by AHF Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness During LA Fashion Week

India’s openly gay Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil among VIP attendees LOS ANGELES (March 14, 2017) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) again partnered with Art Hearts Fashion during LA Fashion Week to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and promote sexual health through HIV/STD testing, treatment and consistent condom usage. As part of the Fall/Winter 2017 LA Fashion Week…

“Love and Medicine” Prescribed to Wipe Out Discrimination

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) China collaborated with local, national and international organizations to open the “Love and Medicine” art exhibit in Beijing on March 1. The event marked the fourth Zero Discrimination Day, which was established to address HIV/AIDS stigma. AHF China coordinated with UNAIDS China, the National Center for STD Control and CDC China…

Public Health Initiative in Lesotho Helps Keep Girls in School

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Lesotho recently adopted four schools and an orphanage, through collaboration with a government initiative, to ensure young women throughout the country receive feminine hygiene products. “Hlokomela Banana: Care for Girls” was implemented since young girls in Lesotho will often miss up to 50 school days throughout the year once they start…