Mixed Reviews of National HIV/AIDS Strategy on Its First Anniversary
July 18, 2011
U.S. advocates are marking the one-year anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy by reviewing what has been achieved and what still needs priority attention. The three principal goals of NHAS are:
The National Minority AIDS Council said the viability of NHAS is dependent upon the full support of President Obama, Congress and members of the public health community.
Michael Weinstein, president of AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), noted that more than 8,600 Americans in 13 states are on waiting lists for AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. Thousands of patients have been or are being disenrolled as state ADAPs change their eligibility requirements, he said.
07.12.2011; Marcus Restrepo
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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