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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fact Sheet: Assessing the Number of People with HIV/AIDS in Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

More than 21,000 people with HIV/AIDS were estimated to be living in the disaster-affected counties of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi before Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. In addition to facing the multitude of health and other challenges confronting Hurricane survivors, people with HIV/AIDS may face additional hardships due to…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

2008 Presidential Election Issue Spotlight: Global Health and HIV/AIDS

During the 2008 Presidential campaign, now President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain announced a number of policy proposals and positions related to global health and the HIV/AIDS epidemic, both globally and domestically. This document summarizes those positions as staked out during the presidential campaign. It is…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicare and HIV/AIDS

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for seniors and people under age 65 with permanent disabilities. It accounts for approximately one quarter of federal spending on HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. and is an important source of coverage for people living with HIV/AIDS. This fact sheet provides data and…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)

This fact sheet provides current information about state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), which provide HIV medications to low-income people with HIV/AIDS who have limited or no prescription drug coverage.

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Addressing the HIV/AIDS Epidemic at Home and Abroad: Short-Term Policy Options Under Consideration by the New Administration and Congress

This past summer, the United States government’s global HIV/AIDS program was reauthorized and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new data indicating that the epidemic at home was worse than previously thought. These events called significant attention to HIV/AIDS and together present the new Administration and…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Here Media Empowers Gay Community to be “Greater Than AIDS”

World’s Largest Gay Media Company Partners on Cross-Cutting HIV/AIDS Campaign, Launches New Informational Resources Here Media, the world’s largest gay media company, has joined with Greater Than AIDS — a new national movement to respond to AIDS in America — to inform and engage the LGBT community about HIV/AIDS. The…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Waiting for AIDS Medications in the United States: An Analysis of ADAP Waiting Lists

Waiting lists are a reality of state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), which rely on specific federal appropriations, or capped funding, each year. Capped funding determines ADAP’s income eligibility criteria, the number of drugs in the formulary, and the number of people who can be served. This fact sheet provides…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Sacramento Kings Join With Mayor Johnson and Local Organizations to Mobilize Fans to be “Greater Than AIDS”

Tomorrow at ARCO Arena, the Sacramento Kings join with Mayor Kevin Johnson, a former NBA player, and Sacramento Center for AIDS Research, Education Services (CARES) to encourage fans to be “Greater Than AIDS.” The special game night is organized as part of a national partnership between NBA Cares and Greater…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS in Black America: Findings from Focus Groups

To inform the Greater Than AIDS campaign, the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Black AIDS Institute organized a series of focus groups in fall 2009 and winter 2010 with Black Americans across the country in Chicago, Atlanta and Oakland, CA. The objective of the focus groups was to provide insight…

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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National ADAP Monitoring Project Annual Report, April 2009

This report provides the latest data on state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs). It is 13th in a series of National ADAP Monitoring Project Reports authored jointly by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors. Summary and Highlights (.pdf) Full Report (.pdf) ADAP…

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