June 18, 2007
Dear Academy Member:
Funds for Federal HIV programs hang in the balance, and Academy members and credentialed HIV Specialists™ are critical in making a difference RIGHT NOW.
Last week, the House of Representatives marked up their bill to fund health programs for next year. Those potential increases include:
The increases are crucial to these programs but are not locked in. The Senate debates the bill this week and has less money in their budget to allocate. Also looming is the threat of a Presidential veto.
We must fight for these increases to be kept into the Senate bill. I know you hear a lot from us with urgent messages, but THIS COULD BE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT CALL YOU MAKE THIS YEAR! We need you to make this call today or tomorrow!
Feel free to add to that message -- or create your own -- emphasizing the above priorities (ADAP, CDC, NIH).
Do your part right now to let your senators know how critical these increases are to quality HIV care for the patients you serve.
Please call today!
Director of Public Policy