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A long-term survivor’s hope: End the HIV epidemic

HIV Long-term Survivors Day, a day set aside to recognize the accomplishment of surviving and the needs of those of us who are thriving and aging with HIV. There are many unique things that we who are long-term survivors need to continue surviving, but there is one that we want for everyone: to end the HIV epidemic in the United States.

Posted By: Jesse Milan - Friday, June 05, 2020


Congressional Lawmakers Flex Oversight Role, Hone in on HIV Drug Patent Process

This week, congressional lawmakers raised some important questions about the HIV prevention drug patent process. In an oversight letter led by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12), 12 members of Congress called on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to thoroughly review the way by which Gilead Sciences developed its pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drug, Descovy. AIDS United will continue to monitor this situation and are appreciate of the oversight role that our federal lawmakers are playing on this issue.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, December 13, 2019


Kamala Harris Unveils A New Plan to Increase PrEP Access

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) recently released the PrEP Access and Coverage Act, a bill that would--among other things--increase access to PrEP by requiring all health insurers to cover the full cost of the medication, and all of the required lab tests and follow up visits that come with it, without a copay.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, June 21, 2019


Gilead Sciences to Donate PrEP to Uninsured Americans in New Agreement with Trump Administration

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Thursday that the Trump Administration and Gilead Sciences—the manufacturer of Truvada—had reached an agreement for the pharmaceutical manufacturer to donate PrEP to up to 200,000 uninsured individuals annually through at least 2025, and potentially through 2030.

Posted By: AIDS United, Policy Department - Friday, May 10, 2019


AIDS United at the 2018 National Harm Reduction Conference

Next week, October 18-21, the Harm Reduction Conference will take place in New Orleans, LA. The conference is the most widely attended harm reduction gathering in the nation, and the only conference of its kind in the United States. And AIDS United will be there in full force!

Posted By: AIDS United - Wednesday, October 10, 2018


We're Talking HIV

Today, we're sharing why we talk about HIV. Raising awareness and ending stigma are just a couple of reasons. What are some of yours?

Posted By: AIDS United - Thursday, September 27, 2018


AIDS United First-Ever Trans Leadership Initiative Grantees Make Big Waves in their Communities

This summer marked the conclusion of AIDS United’s inaugural round of Transgender Leadership Initiative (TLI) grants. Over the past year, eight organizations funded through TLI developed and ran community-driven projects to solidify transgender power in our society and respond to the dire affects of the HIV epidemic experienced by transgender communities. In that brief time, our amazing cohort of grantees have accomplished some incredible things.

Posted By: Shannon Wyss, Program Manager - Friday, August 17, 2018


We want your feedback on the Ending the Epidemic Plan!

The Act Now End AIDS Coalition want your comments on the Ending the Epidemic Plan!

Posted By: The Act Now End AIDS Coalition - Friday, July 20, 2018


AIDS United at NAESM 2018!

From January 18th – 21st, the NAESM Leadership Conference will take place in Atlanta, GA. The conference is a venue for the new generation of HIV public health professionals to collaborate, innovate, and help shape the future of African-American MSM/YMSM public health matters; A venue to present, discusses, and examine social determinants of health in the context spirituality, religiosity, and faith through the perspectives of black gay men.

Posted By: AIDS United - Wednesday, January 10, 2018


Our Top Blogs and Articles from 2017

Looking for some holiday reading? Check out these pieces from the past year!

Posted By: Sarah Hashmall, Communications Manager - Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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