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PrEP Pricing Is the Elephant in the Room at the CDC National HIV Prevention Conference

In a debate during a plenary session, Michael Saag, M.D., argued for more activism to make PrEP accessible to people who need it.

By Sony Salzman

What You Should Know About the House of Representatives' New "Medicare for All" Bill

Activist Mark Hannay explains what the bill means for people living with HIV and how it will shape the 2020 election debate.

By Tim Murphy

The Trump Administration's Drug Pricing Proposals for People With HIV, Explained

Drug pricing expert Tim Horn helps us make sense of the administration's future plans for the Medicare Part D and 340B programs.

By Tim Murphy

HIV Advocates Should Work With the Trump Administration to End the HIV Epidemic on Our Terms

We have no reason to trust President Trump's State of the Union announcement on HIV -- and that's precisely why we should work with the administration anyway, Drew Gibson contends.

By Drew Gibson

'We Will Defeat AIDS in America': What's Behind Trump's State of the Union Announcement

While some HIV advocates are hopeful about the announcement, some worry that other Trump policies negate any real prospects for positive change.

By David Thorpe

HIV Drug Prices Keep Rising. Why Is No One Talking About It?

In order to adequately address the HIV epidemic in the United States, two advocates argue that the high cost of antiretroviral drugs must be addressed.

By Christian Antonio Urrutia and James Krellenstein

Jordan Eagles Uses Life's Blood in Life's Work

Many creative folk say that art is in their blood. For Jordan Eagles, blood is in his art -- not simply as an artistic tool, but as a precious, universal life force.

By Charles Sanchez

HIV Community Advocates React to HHS Secretary Azar's Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Announcements

HHS Secretary Azar's PACHA co-chair announcement disappoints but doesn't surprise community members.

By Candace Y.A. Montague

With the House of Representatives Now in Democratic Hands, Here's What the Birddog Nation Activists Have Planned for Health Care in 2019

The activists have big plans for using their techniques to pressure the new Congress into inching toward universal health care in the years ahead.

By Tim Murphy

Trump Administration's Public Charge Rule Would Derail Efforts to End the U.S. HIV Epidemic

Tell the Department of Homeland Security that this hateful, harmful, and discriminatory policy is unacceptable before the public comment period ends on Dec. 10.

By AIDS United