After the successful 2017 election of pro-choice and LGBT candidates in conservative districts, such as Doug Jones in Alabama, people with HIV should consider running for elected office in 2018, Drew Gibson argues.
The HIV community is urging immediate action and speaking out against this attack on health care, which also threatens the dignity and lives of millions of people.
President Trump's declaration that the opioid epidemic is a public health emergency brings no new money and no real strategy, and it could take cash away HIV services, Drew Gibson warns.
Early effects of U.S. restrictions to global health aid include cuts to essential health services in Kenya and Uganda, resulting in a loss of training and equipment and widespread confusion about implementation.
We asked HIV community leaders how their priorities have changed since Trump’s election – and what they see as the most important challenges to the fight against HIV under a Trump presidency.
From heated organizational statements to impassioned pleas for direct action via social media, it's clear that people with HIV, their loved ones and their providers are not going to stop fighting Trump's attacks on care.
The Trump Administration has turned to what has always been their Plan B for the Affordable Care Act: sabotage. It is up to us as HIV and health care advocates to ensure that ACA marketplaces survive and thrive as they were meant to.
Should the ACA still be the law of the land come Oct. 1, the next big challenge for HIV and health care advocates will be fighting back against the Trump administration's underhanded efforts to drive down enrollment in ACA marketplaces.
The plan takes the foot off the gas for more than 37 countries PEPFAR does not designate as "priority," leaving behind millions of people living with HIV due to a lack of resources and a waning commitment to evidence-based strategies.
Several leading HIV community organizations have released harsh rebukes in response to an announcement by President Trump on Sept. 5 that he would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program within six months.