ADAP Crisis Worsens; Waiting Lists Near Historical High
June 18, 2010
Washington, DC -- There are now 1,596 people on waiting lists to receive consistent access to their HIV-related medications through AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). This number nearly tops the historical high of 1,629 people on waiting lists in May 2004. The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) implores the Obama Administration and Congress to take immediate action to provide relief to the nation's struggling ADAPs. The program is in need of an additional $126 million in FY2010 emergency funding in order to ensure access to lifesaving medications for those in need.View Full Article
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