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  • HIV Activist Learning Modules: Engaging our Community in HIV Prevention Policy Advocacy

    In order to support the efforts of prevention advocates across the United States, Treatment Action Group has developed a series of modules to help support activists’ capacity needs and to develop advocacy action plans. The slides and handouts in each module focus on how to identify and change the governmental, organizational, and institutional policies that create roadblocks to comprehensive HIV prevention in our communities. The materials are useful for personal education or group discussion on HIV prevention and policy advocacy.

    29 March 2017 | TAG
  • Trumpcare Could Bring HIV Roaring Back

    The Republicans are hell-bent on pushing through their cruel replacement of Obamacare. Kelsey Louie of Gay Men's Health Crisis describes what could happen if they succeed.

    21 March 2017 | The Advocate
  • Understanding NHS financial pressures

    This report examines the impact of NHS financial pressures on patient care across four different parts of the health system, including genito-urinary medicine (GUM).

    14 March 2017 | The King's Fund
  • Trump's foreign aid proposal rattles global health advocates

    The Trump administration's proposal to cut foreign aid signals a substantial shift away from a US leadership role in global health—even if Congress tempers the policy.

    10 March 2017 | The Lancet (free registration required)
  • Will House Republican's Trump-Inspired AHCA 'Make HIV AIDS Again?'

    On March 6, House Republicans released the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to show how they propose to repeal and reform the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare. Major groups such as the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Association of Retired People (AARP) are not loving it, to say the least. And the reviews from the HIV community? Well, yeah, also not good.

    10 March 2017 | The Body
  • World's Largest AIDS Organization Just Flushed Millions Down the Toilet

    The AIDS Healthcare Foundation poured $5.5 million into a Los Angeles ballot initiative that has little to do with HIV. After AHF's measure went down in flames Tuesday, the organization has some explaining to do.

    09 March 2017 | Advocate
  • This HIV Drug Is Making a Difference. Now Republicans Want to Make It Unaffordable

    Republican's plan to replace the ACA would complicate PrEP access, particularly for low-income Americans in the 31 states, plus the District of Columbia, that adopted the Medicaid expansion.

    09 March 2017 | Money
  • How Mike Pence used Obamacare to halt Indiana's HIV outbreak

    Two years later, the vice president is helping lead the Republican effort to dismantle the program.

    21 February 2017 | Politico
  • Commentary on U=U campaign - Follow Up on previous article 'On Fear, Infectiousness and Undetectability'

    Last week, GNP+ published a statement offering an alternative perspective on the messaging of campaigns on the uninfectiousness of people living with HIV who achieve viral suppression, including the U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable) campaign. Following reactions from supporters of the campaign, GNP+ releases the following statement clarifying our position on this important issue.

    15 February 2017 | GNPPlus
  • Obamacare significantly expanded insurance for people with HIV

    The first national analysis of the impact of the Affordable Care Act on people with HIV showed significant increases in health insurance coverage among people infected with the virus that causes AIDS, according to a report released on Tuesday.

    15 February 2017 | Reuters
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