Monthly Archives: June 2017

VICTORY! Federal Court Dismisses Whistleblower Claims Against AHF; Validates AHF Model of HIV Testing & Linkage

In May 2017, in a ‘Statement of Interest’ submitted in the case, the Department of Justice and three United States Attorneys in South Florida also went as far as to suggest that AHF’s successful model of HIV testing and linkage is a preferred model and one encouraged under the Ryan White Program. FT. LAUDERDALE (June…

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, R&B Stars Raheem DeVaughn, Goapele Join Forces with AHF and South Side Help for RISE Above Chicago

(CHICAGO) June 19, 2017 – Grammy-nominated R&B recording artist Raheem DeVaughn and R&B/neo-soul artist Goapele joined forces with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the Reed For Hope Foundation, WORLD and Chicago-based South Side Help Center (SSHC) to present “RISE Above”, a national sexual health awareness campaign, on Saturday, June 17th at 7:00 p.m. at Park West, located…

Video: “China, Be Generous,” Say Nigerian Advocates

Advocates in Nigeria want China to do its fair share on fighting global AIDS. To get their message across to the world’s second largest economic superpower, they produced a heartfelt video appeal as part of AHF’s global Fund the Fund campaign. China is the world’s second largest economy, but it donates very little money to…

Fighters and Survivors Speak Out: Girl Empowerment Sparks an Emotional Conversation

Attendees were so keen to participate in the “Keeping the Promise to Empower Girls” panel at the South Africa AIDS Conference, they left standing room only.  The outpouring of enthusiasm pleasantly surprised AHF staff, who helped organize the event in Durban on June 14. “It was emotional, engaging, touching and highly educative! Indeed, this was…

AHF Promotes “One Community, One Love” at Brooklyn, Long Island and Capital Prides

World’s largest AIDS organization, marking 30-year history of care and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS and the LGBT community, will participate in more than two dozen Pride celebrations across the country BROOKLYN (JUNE 9, 2017) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, is proud to once again join the LGBTQ community…

India Adopts Test & Treat

After years of advocacy by civil society, including AHF, India has finally adopted policies to address HIV/AIDS discrimination and provide antiretroviral treatment (ART) to all HIV positive people. The changes come after the Parliament passed the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Act 2017 and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India issued a directive…

AHF Cambodia and the Military on the Offensive against HIV

High-ranking officials from Cambodia’s government and military joined AHF Cambodia and other partner NGOs at the Phnom Penh Himavari Hotel on May 5 to officially mark the launch of the newest prevention initiative in the country – a mobile testing and treatment unit. The unit, which was reconfigured into a mobile clinic from a passenger…

AHF Ukraine Steals the Show at Eurovision!

Eurovision is the biggest song contest in Europe and has been connecting music lovers throughout the continent for over 62 years. This year, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine spread awareness about HIV during the event from May 4-13, which drew over 60,000 visitors to Kyiv. AHF Ukraine set up testing locations throughout Kyiv in four Eurovision…