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Press Release

President Obama's Budget Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

Proposes Increases for Care, Medications and Prevention

April 10, 2013

Washington, D.C. -- "The budget President Obama outlined today yet again demonstrates his strong commitment to ending HIV by increasing funding for prevention and lifesaving care and treatment for those who cannot afford it in the United States," commented Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute. "President Obama and his Administration recognize the importance of the federal government's role in addressing infectious diseases, such as HIV, and the need to provide care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS to keep them healthy and reduce new infections. We now urge Congress to show the same level of support as it considers federal spending priorities for the upcoming year," continued Schmid.

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See Also
National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Executive Summary
U.S. Announces First National HIV/AIDS Strategy
More on U.S. HIV/AIDS Policy

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