Ryan White Town Halls Hit NYC
May 30, 2008
Some 50 people with HIV/AIDS, and AIDS service providers gathered at Gay Men's Health Crisis's Chelsea headquarters Tuesday for a "Ryan White Reauthorization Town Hall" to share the problems with AIDS care that they face in New York City.
Tuesday's forum, cosponsored by GMHC and the New York AIDS Coalition, is part of a nationwide series of meetings held in anticipation of the 2009 Ryan White Reauthorization. The last reauthorization's weigh-in, in 2005, was heavy on lobbyists and light on recipients of AIDS services.
This time Senate Health Committee chair Ted Kennedy requested to hear from "real people" to assess what is and isn't working, not just with Ryan White, but with all of the country's HIV/AIDS treatment and services. TheView Full Article
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