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[FAPP] recent policy changes at SSA for PLHIV (beneficiaries and applicants)

The Duke Legal Clinics | March 6, 2017

Task Force on HIV/AIDS announces new recommendations to end AIDS in Fulton County

Emory News Center June 28, 2016

Dr. Beny Primm, Pioneer in AIDS Prevention, Dies at 87

New York Times | Oct 24, 2015
State and some local poverty, income, and health insurance data from the American Community Survey are now on the Census.gov website
amfar Issue Brief on HIV and Black Gay Men
Meet with Your Members of Congress During the August Recess – AIDS United Toolkit
In the U.S., the HIV prevention fight has stalled (PDF)
April 12, 2013
Updating the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program For A New Era: Key Issues & Questions For The Future
Kaiser April 1, 2013
ADAP crisis looms unless Congress acts. For more information, please see HIVdentís FACEBOOK page!
Illustrating HIV/AIDS in the United States - Slideshare Presentation
NASTAD Press Release - ADAP Emergency Relief Funding Analysis
HIVdentís statement to HRSA on Ryan White reauthorization
July 31, 2012
Justice Department Releases Technical Assistance Document on the ADA and Persons with HIV/AIDS
HIV/AIDS Data through December 2008: Provided for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2009, for Fiscal Year 2010 (PDF)
The National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report - 01.12
HIV/AIDS Data through December 2008: Provided for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2009, for Fiscal Year 2010
Where everyone wants to work with HIV
By Elizabeth Landau, CNN
HIV Epidemiology in Corrections
Clinical and Behavioral Characteristics of Adults Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection ó Medical Monitoring Project, United States, 2007 (PDF)
Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS
Achieving an HIV-Free Generation:
Recommendations for a New American HIV Strategy

News Updates

Fulton approves $670000 to fight HIV, boost PrEP efforts

Project Q | February 1, 2019

Gov. Pritzker visits Rockford to sign executive order to restore HIV medicine funding

The State Journal-Register | February 1, 2019

Orange County gets $10 million federal grant to enhance HIV/AIDS care

Orlando Weekly | January 28, 2019

Quick Take: The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

O’Neill Institute | January 2019

Quick Take: HIV Prevention in the United States

O’Neill Institute | January 2019

Trump Fired White House AIDS Council; Now He's Bringing it Back

Bloomberg Law | January 24, 2019

Fulton criticized for handling of HIV care, testing at county jail

Project Q | January 14, 2019

A new SASI Report and six individual state reports break down the percentage of key populations most impacted by the epidemic who live outside the large urban areas in the Deep South States

Lack of meds for HIV-positive Fulton inmates 'extremely alarming'

Project Q | January 4, 2019

State found to lag in use of drug to avert HIV

Arkansas Online | December 23, 2018

US is sued for discharging two HIV-positive Air Force members

Hartford Courant | December 20, 2018

Five Atlanta HIV groups get big bucks to fight epidemic

Project Q | December 19, 2018

Michigan's updating health code to reflect HIV/AIDS treatment advances

Detroit Free Press | December 19, 2018

Republicans should take the lead on HIV/AIDS

The Hill | December 13, 2018

Trump's HHS secretary recognizes gays in HIV/AIDS speech

Los Angeles Blade | December 12, 2018

State and Territorial Health Leaders Commend Selection of John Wiesman as Co-Chair of ...

PRNewswire | December 12, 2018

Policy Lead from Partnership of the Nation’s Leading HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Organizations Appointed Co-Chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA)

AIDS United | December 11, 2018

NIH to fund HIV care and prevention research in vulnerable southern U.S. communities

NIH | December 11, 2018

Black people in Atlanta especially hard hit as HIV/AIDS epidemic continues

TheGrio | December 10, 2018

HIV may not discriminate, but structural inequalities do

Baltimore Sun | December 7, 2018

Young Gay and Bi Black Men 16 Times More Likely to Get HIV Than White Counterparts

Logo | December 7, 2018

The black gay men reclaiming their HIV positive diagnosis with 'seroversaries': 'We're like a fraternity'

The Independent | December 6, 2018

HIV/AIDS council set to hold meeting — but Trump still hasn't appointed members

Washington Blade | December 6, 2018

Two New Reports Focus on Ending the HIV Epidemic

Target HIV | December 5, 2018

Sir Elton John visits Grady Health System’s Ponce Center in Atlanta

Independent | December 3, 2018

HIV Shame at the Dentist

POZ | December 3, 2018

'Friend after friend was dying': HIV survivors look back at past 30 years of AIDS in the US

ABC News | December 1, 2018

Morehouse College betting on PrEP to prevent HIV

Atlanta Journal Constitution | November 12, 2018

Trump needs AIDS wake-up call

Washington Blade | November 16, 2018

CDC says South still center of new HIV infections

November 15, 2018

2019 Health Insurance Plans and Prices Now Available

HIV.gov | October 31, 2018

Doc Slain at Synagogue Treated People With HIV

POZ | October 30, 2018

Substantial gaps in PrEP care continuum for trans women in San Francisco

aidsmap | October 30, 2018

Aetna settles with New Jersey over privacy breaches; HIV status may have been disclosed

NorthJersey.com | October 11, 2018

California court allows lawsuit over breach of HIV patients' information to move forward

Metro Weekly | October 5, 2018

HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos in the United States

TheBody.com | October 4, 2018

Nonprofit to host parade for HIV/AIDS, STD awareness

Alexandria Town Talk | Sept 22, 2018

SF's new HIV cases hit record low, but disparities widening among groups

San Francisco Chronicle | Sept 21, 2018

Fulton commissioners blasted for inaction on fighting HIV

Project Q | Sept 17, 2018

Trump's policy to ban HIV positive military personnel will go to court

qvoicenews.com Sept 15, 2018

Negligence blamed for rise in HIV-AIDS related deaths in Rajasthan

The PinkCity Post | Sept 15, 2018

The AIDS Institute Applauds Bipartisan Funding Bill

AIDS Institute | September 14, 2018

Trump admin moves $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs to cover custody ...

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Atlanta city leaders want to lead the way in combating city's AIDS epidemic

WSB Atlanta | Aug 30, 2018

Rural Texans With HIV Or AIDS Face Stigma, And Limited Care Options

Texas Standard | Aug 23, 2018

Politico Slammed for Linking AIDS to 'Decadent Homosexual Lifestyle'

Advocate.com | Aug 23, 2018

HIV PrEP in the U.S. Military Services

HIV.gov | August 15, 2018

DC is beating HIV/AIDS. There's no excuse to drop the ball now.

Washington Post | August 9, 2018

The Latino AIDS crisis you don't see: We need to do more; lives are at risk

New York Daily News | August 8, 2018

Federal AIDS Policy Partnership, AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition FY 19 Appropriations for Federal HIV /AIDS Programs

Factors Impacting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the Southern U.S.


Lambda Legal and Black AIDS Institute Launch “CUT THE STIGMA” Campaign to Combat HIV Discrimination

Christians and the new age of AIDS

Devex | July 23, 2018

Tennessee Accidentally Exposed the Personal Information of Thousands of HIV Patients
Reason | July 12, 2018
PrEP pill to prevent HIV remains little known in France
FRANCE 24 | July 12, 2018
City of Atlanta pledges money to fight HIV/AIDS
Georgia Voice | July 11, 2018
Blacks still suffer from quiet HIV/AIDS epidemic
FinalCall.com News | July 11, 2018
2 Lawsuits in Ohio Over CVS Mailings That Revealed HIV Info
POZ | July 8, 2018
In the South, Patients with HIV Face Additional Hurdles
Contagionlive.com | July 3, 2018
With HIV on the rise in Florida, health advocates point to apathy among young people
Tampabay.com | July 2, 2018
Dallas must step up in the fight against HIV/AIDS
Dallas News | June 27, 2018
Isolation and stigma sustain HIV in the South: 'It's like we're on a deserted island'
PBS NewsHour
Man with AIDS Wins $18M in Damages after Doctors Cancel HIV Test
Newsweek | June 21, 2018
Short-Term Limited Duration Plans and HIV
Kaiser Family Foundation | June 21, 2018
New numbers show Florida at the center of spreading HIV, AIDS epidemic
ActionNewsJax.com | June 18, 2018
Isolation and stigma sustain HIV in the South: 'It's like we're on a deserted island'
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting | June 16, 2018
Miami and Fort Lauderdale have highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in country
Sun Sentinel | June 14, 2018
The Whitewashed History of HIV: A Black Teen Died of AIDS in 1969
Advocate.com | June 14, 2018
Why Nigeria has more HIV-positive infants than anywhere else
PBS NewsHour | June 13, 2018
New SASI Analysis: Deep South Continues to have Heavy HIV Burden Outside Large Urban Areas
Funding increased for Ryan White program
The Georgia Sun | June 13, 2018
Trump admin adopts Obama-era goals in fighting HIV/AIDS
Washington Blade | June 13, 2018
Another Trump casualty: the presidential AIDS council
The Boston Globe | June 11, 2018
Elton John Urges Social Media Firms to Help End HIV/AIDS Stigma
Voice of America | June 8, 2018
Biden & Frist: Now is not the time to cut off AIDS funding
CNN | June 8, 2018
Biden & Frist: Now is not the time to cut off AIDS funding
CNN | June 8, 2018
Elton John Urges Social Media Firms to Help End HIV/AIDS Stigma
Voice of America | June 8, 2018
Gilead Launches New HIV Prevention Awareness Campaign
A Promising Progress Report on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Only Tells Half of the Story
TheBody.com | June 1, 2018
Sergeant Sues Defense Dept. Over 'Outdated' HIV Policies
New York Times | May 31, 2018
Dallas County staffers' incompetence hurt HIV/AIDS program, feds say
Dallas News
The President's AIDS Panel Is Missing
Daily Beast | May 30, 2018
There are 50000 people living with HIV in Georgia; new pill could stop that number from growing
41 NBC News | May 28, 2018
2017 National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Progress Report Released
HIV.gov | May 24, 2018
'Patient Zero': Correcting the Record on a Media-Made Gay Villain
Advocate.com | May 14, 2018
Gilead defeats nonprofit's challenge to AIDS treatment patents
Reuters | May 11, 2018
Most ASOs/CBOs in U.S. Have Increased Services Yet May Lack Fiscal Resources to Meet Demand
Former President George W. Bush receives Distinguished Leadership Award
CBS News | May 10, 2018
A Southern Strategy to Combat HIV
Advocate.com | May 4, 2018
Heroic in the face of stigma
San Francisco Examiner | April 29, 2018
American Bar Association Adopts HIV-Related Resolution
POZ | April 24, 2018
Barbara Bush visited our facility for children with HIV/AIDS. It was unforgettable
Washington Post | April 21, 2018
U2's Bono says Barabara Bush made George W. an 'AIDS activist'
Dallas News | April 20, 2018
Three Atlanta organizations receive HIV/AIDS grants
Georgia Voice | April 17, 2018
US Leadership On HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria At 'Tipping Point'
Kaiser Family Foundation | April 12, 2018
Foundation Spotlight: Foothill Aids Project works to keep awareness alive
Press-Enterprise | April 13, 2018
Collaborative partnership grants $625000 to fight AIDS in the southern US
Healio | April 12, 2018
Apple Launches New iPhone 8 and 8 Plus in Red for HIV/AIDS Research
Fortune | April 9, 2018
Former California State Contractor Sued Over Breach Of HIV Patient Privacy
California Healthline | April 6, 2018
Despite Gains in HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Funding, Omnibus Bill Falls Short on Opioid Funding for Infectious Diseases
NASTAD | March 30, 2018
AIDS Watch brings 500 activists to halls of Congress
Washington Blade | March 30, 2018
Meet the man leading the charge against the global HIV/AIDS epidemic
Washington Post | March 27, 2018
Through the years: A look at Desert AIDS Project's evolution as a health-care provider
The Desert Sun | March 26, 2018
HIV Prevention in the United States
Congress Reverses Federal STD Funding Cuts
CVS Disclosed HIV Status of 6,000 Ohioans Putting Their Health and Safety at Risk
IDSA and HIVMA call for sustained, evidence-based responses to the link between infectious diseases and opioid use disorders
IDSA | March 22, 2018
IHS Publishes Public Health Reports Article of HIV in Native Communities
HIV.gov | March 21, 2018
House committee reconstitutes HIV/AIDS Commission
Bossier Press-Tribune Online | March 15, 2018
International AIDS Conference to return to San Francisco in 2020
SFGate | March 13, 2018
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 'AIDS is still here'
Healio | March 10, 2018
Massive HIV, STD cluster in Milwaukee includes children
WTOL.com | March 10, 2018
HIV and Syphilis Cluster Reported in Milwaukee
POZ | March 8, 2018
Transgender women in Los Angeles are more likely to be in high HIV incidence clusters than any ...
aidsmap | March 7, 2018
Perceptions and Impact of HIV Stigma among High Risk Populations in the US Deep South
Journal of HIV and AIDS | March 6, 2018
US genotyping survey finds rapid HIV infection rate in young and Latino gay men
aidsmap | March 6, 2018
CVS Hit with Class Action Lawsuits from HIV Patients
Courthouse News Service | February 16, 2018
Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS Groups Struggling to Recover from Maria
pride source.com | February 14, 2018
Community Access National Network Unveils HIV Advocacy Scholarships
Desert AIDS Project launches $20 million campaign to expand health care, affordable housing in ...
The Desert Sun | February 10, 2018
IDPH slammed for not spending $10 million in appropriated HIV funding
The Capitol Fax Blog | February 9, 2018
LSU Women's Center, African American Cultural Center educate students with HIV panel
LSU Now | February 9, 2018
Disparities in HIV Healthcare: An Expert Perspective
Infectious Disease Advisor | February 8, 2018
Watch: Atlanta's THRIVE SS co-founder featured in amfAR HIV/AIDS video campaign
Georgia Voice | February 7, 2018
In Latest Lawsuit, Aetna Hit Over HIV Patient Disclosures
Hartford Courant | February 7, 2018
Under fire, Publix reverses decision to deny coverage for HIV prevention drug - Atlanta Journal Constitution
AJC | February 7, 2018
Power restored at Puerto Rico HIV/AIDS organization
Washington Blade | February 1, 2018
Publix Under Fire for Reportedly Refusing to Give HIV Meds to Workers
Miami New Times | January 31, 2018
Trump must take action to help America fight against HIV/AIDS
The Hill | January 2018
HHS Announces New Conscience and Religious Freedom Division
January 18, 2018
Number of people entering treatment in Cobb County HIV/AIDS treatment center on the rise
Cobb County Courier | January 18, 2018
The Elton John AIDS Foundation Awards Almost $1.6 Million to Programs Advancing the Health ...
PR Newswire | Jan. 17, 2018
The Atlanta HIV Epidemic That Remains
The Signal | January 16, 2018
HIV/AIDS: Hope and opportunity now shines through darkness
Miami Herald | January 15, 2018
CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Work Requirements
MedPage Today | January 11, 2018
HUD Awards $37 Million to Renew Support to 32 Local HIV-AIDS Housing Programs
HUD Press Room | January 10, 2018
'Thinking About Sex?' DC Uses Racy Ad to Promote Anti-HIV Drug
NBC4 Washington | January 10, 2018
Fate of HIV/AIDS council unclear after Trump terminations
Washington Blade | January 9, 2018
HIV-positive school sports coach admits sexually abusing students and filming child pornography
The Independent | January 6, 2018
6 things to know about potential Medicaid work requirement rules
Becker’s Hospital CFO Report | January 5, 2018
Opinion: Atlanta an epicenter of fight on HIV/AIDS: Progress made, more work ahead
MyAJC | January 5, 2018
Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic starts in Houston
Houston Chronicle | January 4, 2018

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