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A Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Could Be Disastrous for People Living With HIV, but He's Not The Worst Case Scenario Img

A Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Could Be Disastrous for People Living With HIV, but He's Not The Worst Case Scenario

"While Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court might not spell the end of the Affordable Care Act it could certainly lead to the chipping away at protections for millions of Americans who benefit from it."

'Trouble Ahead?' and American flag

With Government Restructuring Plan, Trump Administration Takes Aim at Programs Used by People Living With HIV

The Trump administration is planning a radical reorganization of the federal government that could adversely impact people living with HIV.

A Promising Progress Report on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Only Tells Half of the Story Img

A Promising Progress Report on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Only Tells Half of the Story

The 2017 NHAS Progress Report was created in a political vacuum, almost entirely separated from the world in which HIV advocates live.

In the Senate, the 340B Drug Pricing Program Finds More Backers Than Detractors Img

In the Senate, the 340B Drug Pricing Program Finds More Backers Than Detractors

Despite the tremendous success of the program -- or perhaps because of it -- and courtesy of a substantial lobbying push from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), the 340B program has found itself under close scrutiny by ...

Administration Attacks on Drug Pricing Program Have Advocates Worried Img

Administration Attacks on Drug Pricing Program Have Advocates Worried

A program that lowers drug costs for Ryan White clinics, community health centers, family planning clinics, and hospitals serving low-income patients is under attack by Republicans in Congress and the Trump Administration.

Gilead COMPASS Initiative panel discussion participants (L-R): Dr. Michael Mugavero (UAB School of Public Health), Nic Carlisle (Southern AIDS Coalition) and Kathie Hiers (AIDS Alabama) with moderator Douglas Brooks (Gilead Sciences) at The Harbert Center

Gilead Will Help Fund the Fight Against HIV in Southern States. Is That a Mixed Blessing?

Big Pharma money can beef up public health efforts. But it can also distract from unchecked drug pricing -- and from government negligence.

Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing Img

Universal Health Care and Prescription Drug Pricing

Reining in prescription drug prices isn't so much a potential benefit of universal health care, but rather a factor in its affordability and success.

HIV/AIDS Funding Is an Investment Worth Protecting Img

HIV/AIDS Funding Is an Investment Worth Protecting

"The return on investment in this epidemic has been high," Allison Webel writes. "HIV is now a chronic, rather than fatal, disease throughout the world. New infections are dropping, and we are closer than we have ever been to achieving our goal of th...

2018 Budget

Stay Vigilant: President Trump's Budget Is Just One Threat to Global HIV/AIDS Funds

President Trump's budget is viewed as "dead on arrival" by members of Congress, notes Drew Gibson. But don't be fooled, he says: Killer HIV funding threats are not going away -- and here's what you need to do about it.

The Fair Pricing Coalition Releases New Report Urging Modernization of Existing Laws to Rein in Drug Pricing Img

The Fair Pricing Coalition Releases New Report Urging Modernization of Existing Laws to Rein in Drug Pricing

The report, distributed to the President-elect's transition team and Congress, provides a roadmap that can be implemented quickly to control the skyrocketing costs of prescription medications.