Monthly Archives: July 2017

AHF Spices Up Prevention at Brazil & Mexico Prides

Sao Paulo and Mexico City Gay Pride parades are among the largest in the world. In fact, Sao Paulo holds the Guinness World Record for the largest parade ever and Mexico City’s event consistently attracts some of the largest crowds in Latin America. Want in on the fun? Check out the photos of Prides around…

AHF Ukraine Helps Set Guinness Record

Ukraine recently set a “Mass Events” Guinness record in the country during its annual Youth Day on June 24 for the most civil society institutions participating in the organization of an event. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine received an official invitation from the government in Kiev and supported the festivities by raising awareness about HIV…

Neighbors to China: Be Generous on AIDS!

Last month, advocates in Nepal and Cambodia kept pressure on China with meetings and demonstrations to urge the economic superpower to contribute more to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The latest appeal was part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF)  “Fund the Fund” (FTF) campaign, which was launched in 2016 to prompt…

AHF Remembers a Courageous Advocate from South Africa

South Africa and the entire HIV/AIDS community lost a dear friend, steadfast leader and advocate with the recent passing of Prudence Mabele. Since discovering her HIV positive status in 1991, Prudence has been a fighter for women’s rights and access to HIV treatment. She was among the first black women in South Africa to speak…

Drug Resistant Gonorrhea: AHF Urges CDC to Revamp Failing Public Health Prevention Efforts

WASHINGTON (July 10, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) sounded the alarm today that public health institutions have lost control of the epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). On July 7, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report that anti-biotic drug resistant gonorrhea is on the rise.  According to the WHO, “Each year, an estimated…

AHF Urges G20 to Increase Financial Commitment and Global HIV Response in Light of Summit in Hamburg

HAMBURG (6 July 2017) During Germany’s presidency of the G20, for the first time, the issue of global health has been placed on the G20 agenda. The summit in Hamburg offers a unique opportunity for Germany to set an example for the rest of the G20 countries in the fight against HIV/AIDS worldwide. As the…