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MAY08

AIDS United’s Board Welcomes Cecilia Chung, Dr. June Gipson, and Dr. David Holtgrave

AIDS United is thrilled to announce the election of three new members – Cecilia Chung, Dr. June Gipson, and Dr. David Holtgrave -- to its Board of Trustees. Their appointments bring the total number of Trustees to 17 and significantly broadens the diversity and representation of communities most affected by HIV. These new trustees have a depth of experience in HIV advocacy, service delivery, and research that we will no doubt rely on heavily as we expand our work and impact and push closer to realizing our shared vision of an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.





APR18

AIDS United Statement on Warren, Cummings Introduction of Comprehensive Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Today, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Elijah Cummings introduced the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 2018, which would authorize significant, long-term funding for local strategies that reduce fatal overdoses, increase substance use treatment, and address the infectious disease consequences of the opioid crisis.





APR02

AIDS United Urges the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department to Reopen their Successful Syringe Access Program

AIDS United stands in support of the KCHD SSP as an essential community service and the antidote to – not the cause of – drug-related harm experienced by Charleston. AIDS United also stands ready to provide technical assistance and training to the Kanawha-Charleston leadership or public to help better understand harm reduction and the concerns raised by the closure of the program. We applaud the KCHD staff and volunteers and thank them for their strength under intense public scrutiny and controversy.





MAR29

Despite Gains in HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Funding, Omnibus Bill Falls Short on Opioid Funding for Infectious Diseases

Five of the nation’s leading organizations focused on ending the HIV, STD, and hepatitis epidemics in the United States – AIDS United, NASTAD, the National Coalition of STD Directors, NMAC, and The AIDS Institute – applaud Congress and the Administration for restoring critical funding for HIV and STDs and bolstering hepatitis programs. The Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Appropriations represents a down payment on shoring up the nation’s public health infrastructure, but it also falls short on necessary resources to combat the nation’s opioid crisis and associated infectious diseases





MAR26

Hundreds of People Living with HIV Converge on D.C.; Rally at Capitol for AIDSWatch Advocacy Event

Just days after HHS Secretary Alex Azar appointed an HIV researcher head of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and Congress at last agreed on final appropriations for FY2018, more than 500 people living with HIV and their allies gathered in Washington, DC on Monday for the 25th annual AIDSWatch advocacy event.





MAR24

AIDS United Statement on Trump Orders Banning Trans Military Service

Late Friday, President Trump released new orders attempting to bar transgender soldiers from serving in the military, a policy that the nation and our courts have already deemed ugly and unnecessary.





MAR20

AIDSWatch organizers announce recipients of Leadership Awards

AIDS United, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF), the Treatment Access Expansion Project (TAEP), and the US People Living with HIV Caucus (HIV Caucus) will recognize community leaders and legislators who have gone above and beyond in the response to the domestic HIV epidemic at the 25th Anniversary AIDSWatch this month.





FEB06

AIDS United Thanks Phill Wilson for Two Decades of Service, Congratulates Him on Retirement from Black AIDS Institute

This Black History Month, we honor black leaders past and present who inspired our nation and helped create a more fair and just America. This year we must include Phill Wilson who announced this retirement this week. Phill is founder and CEO of the Black AIDS Institute and has dedicated his life to ensuring that those most affected by HIV are central to our response. For two decades, he has worked ceaselessly, fearlessly and selflessly on behalf of African Americans living with and vulnerable to this disease, all the while demonstrating the incredible accomplishments one could achieve while living with HIV.





FEB01

As Nation Struggles to Confront Opioid Crisis; Fund Announces $2.4M for Syringe Service Programs and Policy

As the nation’s public health system struggles to respond to the expanding opioid epidemic, AIDS United’s Syringe Access Fund announced nearly $2.4 million in grants today to 62 organizations working to prevent HIV and viral hepatitis through the provision of sterile injection equipment, critical health education and messaging, and local and regional advocacy.





JAN29

Nation’s Leading HIV/AIDS, STD & Hepatitis Organizations Request Funding for CDC to Address Opioid Crisis and Infectious Diseases

Five of the nation’s leading organizations focused on ending the HIV, STD, and hepatitis epidemics in the United States – AIDS United, NASTAD, the National Coalition of STD Directors, NMAC and The AIDS Institute – are urging Congress to immediately provide an additional $100 million to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to tackle the recent explosion of infectious diseases due to opioid use in the United States.






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