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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Emergency Assistance For AIDS Meds

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Ask the Experts

emergency assistance for hiv meds

where can i find emergency hiv meds?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES manager to see what resources are available in your community. Between community drug banks, emergency funds and patient assistance programs, there are a variety of strategies to fill in the gap and to plan for future access.I hope this... Read more »

will write democrat on my azz if it finds cure for HIV

Hi Bob, I am a redneck die hard republican from Texas and yes we exist but i would write DEMOCRAT... Read more »

Financial assistance for insurance premiums/meds

Between drug co-pays and insurance premiums, I pay $3500.00 quarterly. I do not qualify for ADAP... Read more »
Texas Department of State Health Services

Emergency Relief HIV Medication Assistance for Those Displaced by Hurricane Katrina

... Austin -- The Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP), the AIDS DrugAssistance Program (ADAP) for the State of Texas, has been working to develop a specialprogram to provide emergency assistance to the ADAP Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Emergency Summit Addresses AIDS Drug Assistance Program Funding Shortages, Both Now and Long-Term

...the weekend, officials and advocates gathered in Fort Lauderdale for an emergency summit on funding gaps in state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. In the United States, 5,550 HIV/AIDS patients are on ADAP medication waiting lists, according to the... Read more »
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors

ADAP Crisis Task Force Reaches Agreement With ViiV Healthcare to Assist Struggling ADAPs; Calls for Emergency Federal Funding

...(ACTF) and the pharmaceutical industry to address the unprecedented need for access to antiretroviral medicines through AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP), the ACTF announced that it has reached an agreement with ViiV Healthcare. The agreement... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest commitment by any nation to combat a single disease in... Read more »
Connect With Others

Need help with Meds Assistance

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 2 Replies
...what happened today has led me to post. Well I have been unemployed since May, and have managed to get by stringing along my meds until now. So now I decide to go and seek Ryan White help in Rhode Island. I had looked into a while back and I was... Read more »

My experience being diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I haven't been able to talk to anyone about this experience or what I have been feeling inside about learning I am HIV positive. Reading peoples' experiences on this website have benn a big comfort to me. I was diagnosed with HIV on July 14,... Read more »

Fraud.....Beware of Charlatans

Posted by Bear60, 6 Replies
...Weierbach used fabricated laboratory records to indicate she had AIDS so she could recieve benefits through the Northampton County Assistence Office in 2003. She provided false information in 2004 and 2005 to at least three area doctors, one... Read more »

What country am I living in??

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...of trying to get into their programs here I am presumedly and apparently geting nowhere. In the interim I have run out of my meds, Which I was provided while living in another state. EEEK, I'm trying not to freak out or stress over it, but ... Read more »