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Update on ADAP Waiting Lists for HIV Medications

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) waiting lists have been an ongoing challenge for people with HIV/AIDS in many states. On June 23, 2004 President Bush announced the availability of an additional $20 million for HIV medications for the 10 states that had ADAP waiting lists at that time. The Initiative…

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…

HIV/AIDS in Georgia

Two reports – “Survey of Georgia Residents on HIV/AIDS” and “Georgia’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Report – Facing a Crisis” – show the disproportionate impact HIV is having on minorities in Georgia, and important differences in how minorities view HIV/AIDS compared to whites. The reports were released at a…

Survey of Georgia Residents on HIV/AIDS: Summary and Chartpack

The public in Georgia, and particularly African Americans, are concerned about HIV/AIDS as a problem facing the nation. Most believe that the U.S. is losing ground when it comes to HIV/AIDS, and most would like to see the government increase spending to fight the disease in the U.S.This statewide representative…

HIV/AIDS Public Education Campaign Wins Emmy

“Be Safe/Fight For Your Rights: Protect Yourself,” a partnership of the Kaiser Family Foundation and MTV to inform young people about sexual health issues such as HIV/AIDS, was awarded the 2003 National Public Service Emmy by the National Television Academy on Thursday, October 21, 2004. Foundation campaign partnerships with Viacom,…

Survey of African Americans About HIV/AIDS Media Campaigns

A new national survey of African Americans reviews aspects of the Rap It Up and KNOW HIV/AIDS campaigns, which are ongoing HIV/AIDS public education partnerships conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation with Black Entertainment Television (BET) and Viacom, Inc., respectively. The survey seeks to look at the reach and impact…

Health Care and the 2004 Elections: HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDSDownload a printable .pdf of Health Care and the 2004 Elections: HIV/AIDS.IssueBackgroundPolicy Challenges Facing the Response to HIV/AIDSAssessing Candidate PositionsIssueHIV/AIDS is a critical issue to many who may have questions for candidates concerning their positions on the U.S. response to the epidemic at home and abroad. The U.S. is faced…

HIV/AIDS: Comparison of the Candidates’ Proposals

HIV/AIDS: Comparison of Candidate’s Proposals Download a printable.pdf of this document Bush-Cheney1 2 3 4 5 Kerry-Edwards6 7 GLOBAL HIV/AIDS Global HIV/AIDS Leadership & Funding President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)1,3 provides $15 billion over 5 years (FY 2004-FY 2008) to global HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria efforts: Almost $10…

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