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AHF Files FDA Complaint Against Gilead for Promoting Truvada as PrEP

Jan 25
Advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation stepped up efforts to ensure that Gilead Sciences, Inc. be held accountable for promoting off-label use of Truvada for use as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection.

New York Times Remembers Jeff Schmalz in 'Dying Words' Tribute

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 24
On Thursday, January 14 the New York Times building in Times Square hosted a multimedia presentation on "Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz and How It Transformed the New York Times."

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS

By Jeff Taylor | Jan 23
Homelessness and HIV/AIDS are two of the biggest issues facing the LGBT community. When the two exist in tandem, the challenges that each condition presents become exasperated.

AHF Blasts Global Fund For Lowering Fundraising Targets To Combat Epidemics

By EDGE | Jan 21
AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) denounced the $13 billion fundraising goal recently announced by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) for the Fifth Replenishment round spanning 2017-2019 as lacking in ambition and low in expect

Harm Reduction Less Available in Areas With Rising IDUs and HIV

By EDGE | Jan 20
Access to harm reduction programs such as syringe exchange is lowest in rural and suburban areas, where rates of addiction to heroin and other opioids are on the rise, according to a study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

HIV Testing Uncommon in Teens Despite Recommendations: CDC

By Lindsay Tanner | Jan 19
Fewer than 1 in 4 high school students who've had sex have ever been tested for HIV. That's according to a government study that found the rate didn't budge over eight years, despite recommendations for routine tests.

AIDS United's Southern Reach Initiative Awards $1.4M in Funding

By EDGE | Jan 15
Through the generous support of the Ford Foundation, AIDS United granted $1.4 million to 21 organizations across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

ViiV Healthcare Funds 34 Orgs to End Mother-to-Child Transmission

By EDGE | Jan 13
ViiV Healthcare, through its Positive Action for Children Fund, funds 34 new community-based organizations to help eliminate mother to child transmission of HIV across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Vaccine Essential to Conclusively Ending HIV/AIDS

By EDGE | Jan 11
Adding a vaccine to the comprehensive HIV/AIDS response is essential to conclusively ending the epidemic, according to modeling research published today.

FDA Approves Genvoya, A New Once-Daily HIV Regimen

Jan 7
The FDA has approved a new one-pill-a-day HIV treatment regimen called Genvoya, made by Gilead Sciences.

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