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Press Release

Senate Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

Proposes Increases for AIDS Medications and Level Funding for Prevention

July 10, 2013

Washington, D.C. -- "The AIDS Institute recognizes Chairman Tom Harkin for his leadership in maintaining the United States Senate's strong commitment to domestic HIV programs by increasing funding for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and maintaining funding for the rest of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and HIV prevention at the CDC," commented Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute.

"We are grateful that during these difficult budgetary times, Chairman Harkin and his colleagues realize the important role the federal government plays in preventing infectious diseases, such as HIV, and the need to provide care and treatment to people living with HIV/AIDS. Doing so keeps those with the disease healthy and reduces new infections," continued Schmid.

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