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Time to bring HIV/AIDS awareness to the “village” by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This blog post was by Larry Day, the Manager of HIV Health Promotion here at AIDS Action Committee . Larry wrote this post in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awarene ... Read on »
In US, Blacks carry heaviest HIV burden by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This blog post was authored by Monique Tula, VP of the HIV Health & Policy Institute here at AIDS Action Committee . Monique wrote this post in observance of National Blac ... Read on »
CDC Issues Interim Guidance for Using HIV Prevention Pill by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have just released interim guidance on the use of HIV-fighting drugs for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP.  ... Read on »
Statement on Governor’s Budget Cuts by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Statement by Rebecca Haag, AIDS Action President & CEO, on $2M cut to HIV/AIDS line item in Governor’s budget: “The governor’s budget released today reflects what ... Read on »
Our 2011-2012 Policy Priorities by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS At the HIV Health & Policy Institute of AIDS Action Committee , we investigate the links between social justice issues – including poverty, racism, sexism, homophobia, and ... Read on »
Recent news coverage highlights AIDS Action, ongoing fight against HIV/AIDS by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS AIDS Action Committee is always proud to help spread the message that the fight against HIV/AIDS is far from over — to people at risk and to the public at-large. With a nu ... Read on »
Evidence grows showing “Berlin patient” cured of HIV by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS There’s an important update on a story we first shared with you back in November 2008, when Eric Brus, one of our resident HIV experts, weighed in on a sensational story ... Read on »
Needle Exchange expands hours and impact on community by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS One of AIDS Action Committee ’s many policy and advocacy initiatives has been to provide individuals access to clean needles as a way to effectively prevent HIV transmissi ... Read on »
iPrEX Study: A Summary of the Key Features & Findings by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The news has been buzzing for the last 24 hours with the release of the National Institutes of Health’s results of the iPrEX trial.  Some of you may have participated in t ... Read on »
AIDS Action Committee Encouraged By New Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Study by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS BOSTON, November 23, 2010—Results published today from a National Institute of Health clinical trial shows that taking a once-a-day anti-HIV pill  can reduce the ris ... Read on »
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The following is a guest post from Elizabeth Marie Rivera-Valentine, a staff member at TransCEND , AIDS Action’s HIV prevention and health education program by and for tr ... Read on »
Rebecca Haag named one of the POZ 100, recognized by community organizations by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS In recent weeks, our president & CEO’s work on HIV/AIDS has been recognized by partner organizations in the fields of HIV health information and higher education.  POZ Mag ... Read on »
“Sometimes all it takes is meeting one or two people who really care…” by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS f Homelessness greatly increases people’s risk of contracting HIV, especially among youth, who now account for HALF of all new HIV infections each year. To meet the  ... Read on »
The rights of HIV+ people in the workplace by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The following is a guest post from Chris Dixon, who agreed to cover a recent workshop on HIV privacy and discrimination in the workplace, conducted by the Hispanic Black G ... Read on »
Stories of Transformation by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS “’People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.’ There is no more important work than what we do ... Read on »
Tuesday’s election is all about no, no and no! by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS The following message is from Deborah Silva, AIDS Action’s Director of Public Policy: November 2nd is election day! Don’t forget to go to the polls and cast your vote ... Read on »
White House visits AIDS Action by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS It’s not often that people living with HIV/AIDS get to sit down and talk with the White House official responsible for implementing federal policy initiatives that directl ... Read on »
Ford Hall Forum challenges community to broaden vision of HIV/AIDS movement by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Ford Hall Forum panel: ‘What we’ve accomplished so far shows what’s possible when we work together, but it doesn’t show justice’ Despite amazing progress fighting ... Read on »
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later premieres in Boston by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS In 2000, Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project premiered “The Laramie Project,” a three-act play based on interviews with people who lived in t ... Read on »
Support AIDS Action at Dollar Days (with Boomerangs) by Paul T. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Support AIDS Action Committee’s programs and services by shopping at one of our upcoming dollar-per-item, Saturday sidewalk sales, featuring great items from Boomerangs ... Read on »