Monthly Archives: December 2017

Picketers Denounce U.S. Rep. Scott Peters for Sponsoring Bill to Gut Drug Discounts

On the Friday before Christmas with little public notice or input, Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA, 52nd District)—who has taken more than $100,000 in contributions from the drug and biotech industries while in Congress—introduced H.R. 4710, a bill that will, “… establish a moratorium on the registration of certain new 340B hospitals and associated sites.” Peters’…

Conferences to Conquer Co-infection

Brazil has endured major political and economic instability over the past three years, which has taken its toll on all sectors—including public health. But for vulnerable populations that need increased representation, events like the 11th Brazilian HIV/AIDS Conference and 4th Viral Hepatitis Conference make a big impact. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Brazil, along with 3,600…

Argentina Fights HIV with Law and LOVE

Check out all the activities AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Argentina had going on the past few months!   Cordoba Pride Parade During the 9th Pride and Diversity Parade on Nov.11, participants marched eight blocks to bring awareness to HIV/AIDS in the country and to lobby for equality for its most at-risk populations. One key focus…

Zambia Girls get 100,000 More Pads

As part of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) 1 million sanitary pads initiative, AHF Zambia donated another 100,000 pads to the country in an official ceremony in Lusaka. This contribution was in addition to the 50,000 given to Zambia during its International Day of the Girl Child event held in September. First Lady of Zambia Madam…

World AIDS Day 2017 Recap

This World AIDS Day we saw the relentless vitality of human spirit paving the way to the eventual end of AIDS. Over 30 years ago, people refused to accept that HIV was a fatal illness and today it is treatable, but much more needs to be accomplished. Now, Test & Treat, condom access, and services for…

AHF’s New Hollywood Wellness Center Opens, Welcomes Lonnie Calvin, NP

LOS ANGELES (December 11, 2017) — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lonnie Calvin, NP to head its newest Wellness Center in Los Angeles, located at 1811 N. Western Ave.  Calvin, a Stanford-educated licensed nurse practitioner who previously worked for Mission Hospice in Los Angeles County, officially begins her position…

Explore AHF’s journey

In a worldwide premiere, we invite you to take an interactive journey through 30 years of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s (AHF) trailblazing history with the launch of an innovative multimedia timeline. This unique project showcases over three decades of groundbreaking care and advocacy by the world’s largest HIV/AIDS non-governmental organization through carefully selected archival photos and video footage. In honor…

Becky G., Yandel & Sheila E. Wow Crowd at Miami World AIDS Day Concert With San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz

AHF marks World AIDS Day and its own 30th anniversary with blowout free concerts in Miami, Los Angeles, Mexico, Haiti and Russia; In L.A. Maria Carey headlined electric show at Shrine Auditorium. At the Miami concert, AHF honored Mayor Yulin Cruz with its 2017 AHF Humanitarian Award for her ongoing and courageous leadership in the…

Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled, Ne-Yo, Laverne Cox, Mario Lopez, Debbie Allen Dance Academy & Vonzell Solomon Dazzle Crowd at AHF World AIDS Day Concert

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2017)—Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey took the stage at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Thursday night to perform at a free concert to commemorate World AIDS Day (December 1) and celebrate the 30th anniversary of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest AIDS organization.  The show opened with a…