Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Network (FHAAN)

The Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Network (FHAAN) is a statewide effort comprised of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA’s), community advocates, HIV/AIDS and industry professionals, and anyone wanting to be involved to coordinate HIV advocacy efforts for all Floridians living with HIV and AIDS.

TAI's Florida Consortium for HIV/AIDS Research (FCHAR)

Mission:
The AIDS Institute's Florida Consortium for HIV/AIDS Research (FCHAR) was created to bring more HIV research resources to Florida and advance the body of knowledge about all aspects of HIV prevention, care and treatment.  The focus is on promoting and arranging inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration on HIV research, including behavioral/epidemiologic studies, clinical trials and studies of basic science, virology and vaccine development.  FCHAR researchers represent 7 universities, the Florida Department of Health and 11 other research entities across the state, including those from the private sector.  Members account for more than 400 recent and ongoing HIV/AIDS research studies, as compiled in the group's Florida HIV/AIDS Research Inventory.

The AIDS Institute at the United States Conference on AIDS 2018

Join The AIDS Institute during the United States Conference on AIDS in Orlando, FL from September 6-9, 2018. 

Follow The AIDS Institute at USCA 2018

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness (NHAAA)

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is a national campaign highlighting the complex issues related to HIV prevention, care and treatment for aging populations in the United States.

September 18th

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

The AIDS Institute Announces the Promotion of Franklin Hood

The AIDS Institute, a national non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and protecting healthcare access for people living with HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and other chronic and serious health conditions, today announces the promotion of Franklin Hood to Senior Policy Associate. He has primary responsibility over the organization’s viral hepatitis efforts.

Congress Begins to Provide Additional Funding for Infectious Diseases Due to Opioid Epidemic

The AIDS Institute is pleased that both the House and Senate are beginning to provide additional funding in their FY2019 Labor HHS Appropriation bills to address the escalating increases in infectious diseases due to injection drug use associated with the opioid epidemic.

The AIDS Institute Recognizes HIV Testing Day

In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, The AIDS Institute encourages people to get tested for HIV to learn their status and make informed and empowered medical decisions. 

CDC Youth Risk Behavior Report Demonstrates Needed Attention to Gay Youth

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and questioning high schoolers are engaged in activities that could potentially place them at a higher risk for HIV compared to their heterosexual counterparts, according to data released today by the CDC. Read The AIDS Insitute's Press Release on the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey. 

Rural HIV Research and Training Conference

The 6th Annual Rural HIV Research and Training Conference is scheduled for September 21-22, 2018 at the Georgia Coastal Center, Savannah, Georgia.  For more information, please visit: Rural HIV Conference

HHCAWG Copay Accumulator HIV Community to Attorneys General and Insurance Commissioners

The AIDS Institute sent letters to all state Attorneys General and Insurance Commissioners, calling on them to investigate a new insurance policy that limits use of copay assistance cards, thereby increasing patients out-of-pocket costs for medications. This policy is paritcularly harmful for patients with complex and chronic conditions who require medications with no generic alternative. 

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