Monthly Archives: January 2018

AHF’s New Clinic Brings Cutting-edge Medicine to Odessa

AHF cut the red ribbon on its very first clinic in Ukraine, in the port city of Odessa on the coast of the Black Sea at the end of 2017.  Odessa is the country’s third-largest city and has one of the nation’s highest burdens of HIV. AHF Ukraine has been in the country since 2009…

AHF Buys Sunset 8 Motel to House the Homeless, Jan 25, 2018

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has purchased the Sunset 8 Motel in Hollywood and plans to convert it into transitional housing for the homeless with a priority for those with chronic health issues. The purchase was announced this morning by Michael Weinstein, president of AHF. “The homeless crisis in Los Angeles is a crisis, one that…

Multi-Award Winning, Rapper Flo Rida Scheduled to headline 2018 Florida AIDS Walk & Music Festival to Bring Awareness and Raise Funds to Address the HIV Epidemic Plaguing South Florida

AHF’s 13th annual Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival on March 18th will benefit non-profits that provide HIV/AIDS services to South Florida. Last year’s Walk raised over $1.5 million. Fort Lauderdale (January 26, 2018) – The 2018 Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival – an annual 5K walk to raise funds for HIV/AIDS services throughout…

AHF Transforms Sunset Blvd. Motel into Housing for Homeless Families
PRESS CONFERENCE:
Thursday, Jan. 25th 10AM

‘Healthy Housing Foundation by AHF’ to announce its purchase of the former Sunset 8 Motel in the heart of Hollywood, which it will repurpose as transitional housing for low-income individuals and families, with priority offered to individuals with chronic health conditions.                                                            Move follows the Foundation’s October purchase of the Madison Hotel, a 220 room…

Picketers Target Rep. Larry Bucshon
(R-IN) for Bill to Gut 340B Drug Discounts

Immediately before the before December Congressional Recess and with little public notice or input, Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN, 8th District) introduced H.R. 4710, a bill that will, “… establish a moratorium on the registration of certain new 340B hospitals and associated sites.” Bucshon’s bill strangles non-profit hospitals with useless red tape, forcing many to forgo the…

AHF: TV Ad Blasts Bill by Congressman Peters (D-CA) Hurting Nonprofits

Advocates roll out new TV and radio ad campaign in the San Diego market blasting Congressman Scott Peters (D-CA, 52nd District) for sponsoring a bill that would severely curtail nonprofit hospitals’ participation in the 340B program, a federally-administered drug discount pricing program created to extend the lifeline of care and services that safety net hospitals…

AHF Strongly Condemns Violence Against Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar

YANGON, MYANMAR (January 10, 2017) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) strongly condemns violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. As a global humanitarian organization, with operations in 39 countries, including Myanmar, we are committed to providing compassionate medical care to all people affected by HIV/AIDS regardless of ethnicity or religious creed. Since August 2017,…

AHF To Commemorate MLK Holiday At Parades and Through Free HIV Testing Events Across The Country

LOS ANGELES (January 11, 2019) AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is proud to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observed on January 15 by participating in MLK parades and hosting free HIV awareness and testing events in more than a dozen U.S. cities across the country, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC;…

AHF on New 340B Report: ‘Bought and Paid for by Big Drug Companies!’

AHF steps up criticism of Congressional leadership for buying into Pharma’s false narrative on the 340B program—a federally-administered drug discount pricing program that costs the government and taxpayers nothing and allows nonprofits and hospitals to provide more care and services to needy.  340B’s goal is to “… stretch scarce Federal resources as far as possible,…

AHF Blasts New House Committee Report on 340B Drug Discount Program: ‘A Solution in Search of a Problem’

AHF criticizes Congressional leadership for buying into Pharma’s false narrative on the 340B program—a federally-administered drug discount program that costs the government and taxpayers nothing, and works successfully to allow nonprofits and hospitals to provide more care and services to the needy. Prodded by deep-pocketed Big Pharma as part of its relentless attack on the…