Monthly Archives: May 2017

AID Atlanta Files Federal Lawsuit Against CDC for Defunding Respected Longtime AIDS Service Provider

AID Atlanta—which has been providing HIV/AIDS services, care and education in Atlanta since 1982— asserts in its federal lawsuit that the CDC acted in an arbitrary, capricious and illegal manner when it refused to renew AID Atlanta’s funding contract for HIV testing and prevention services, an action that threatens the delivery of care and treatment…

D.C. Protest Slams World Bank on MICs

“Raise the MIC” advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and partner organizations assembled at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 21 to demonstrate for changes to how the Bank defines Middle Income Countries (MICs). The World Bank currently uses a country classification system that is based on a nation’s income level. Residents…

Rwandan CSOs Urge Key Initiatives in Petition to Global Fund Board

In a formal petition, Rwandan HIV/AIDS advocates, including staff from AHF Rwanda, urged the Global Fund Board to refrain from using the World Bank country income groups, increase allocations to civil society organizations and call on China to step up its contribution to the Fund. The petition was presented to the members of the Developing…