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MTV Asks Audience: Do You GYT?

MTV, Kaiser Family Foundation, CDC, Planned Parenthood and Others Urge young People to GYT: Get Yourself Talking and Tested Keri Hilson, Perez Hilton, Debi Nova, Emily VanCamp, Iyaz & More Help Carry the GYT Message New York, NY — In response to the staggering rate of sexually transmitted infections (STDs)…

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up With Health Departments and Local Service Organizations to Provide Free HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day

HIV Testing Events at Select Walgreens Locations in 20 Cities Between June 27-29, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Daily Walgreens, the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic epidemic, are teaming with health departments…

A “Deciding Moment” for AIDS After 30 Years

New National Media Campaign Inspires Black Americans to Take Action to Stem Spread of HIV WASHINGTON, Tuesday, 5 October 2010 — Greater Than AIDS, a national movement supported by a broad coalition of public and private sector partners, today unveiled the latest phase of its campaign to mobilize Black Americans…

A Report on Women and HIV/AIDS In the U.S.

This report maps the trajectory of the HIV/AIDS epidemic among women in the United States (U.S.), including the following: key historical epidemiological trends and the important role played by women in the response over time; the current impact of HIV among women in the U.S., including a profile of those…

U.S. Funding for Global Health: The President’s FY 2014 Budget Request

This fact sheet provides an overview of the President’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget plan for the U.S. Global Health Initiative (GHI), an effort to develop a comprehensive U.S. government strategy for global health. It includes breakouts by sector and budget trend data.

Implications of the Affordable Care Act for People With HIV Infection and the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: What Does the Future Hold?

There are numerous aspects of the Affordable Care Act that will be important for people with HIV in the U.S., — however, it is unlikely that these changes will address all the needs of people with HIV. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program will thus remain crucial for the provision of adequate health care to HIV-infected individuals, but it will need to change. Changes in the Ryan White Program’s role will depend largely on state decisions on Medicaid expansion and health care marketplaces. This article, published in the September/October issue of Topics in Antiviral Medicine, summarizes a presentation by Jennifer Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation at the IAS–USA continuing education program held in New York, New York, in April 2013.

New Web Portal Explains The Affordable Care Act – “Obamacare”- For People With HIV

This press release announces a new consumer web portal to help people living with HIV navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically designed to address the needs of people with HIV, the Obamacare & You portal, funded by Gilead Sciences, Inc., is presented as part of Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information initiative developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation together with the Black AIDS Institute.

U.S. Participation in International Health Treaties, Commitments, Partnerships, and Other Agreements

This report provides a comprehensive look at U.S. participation in 50 significant international treaties and agreements that directly or indirectly touch on health issues.

The U.S. role in such agreements has attracted renewed policy attention as a result of the Obama Administration’s Global Health Initiative, which includes a focus on stronger multilateral engagement on global health and development issues. Such international agreements help to establish political and legal commitments, formalize international relationships, and coordinate roles and responsibilities internationally.