Press Releases

House Spending Proposal Sets Back Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

October 3, 2011

"If ever passed, this spending bill would set back the progress we are making in preventing HIV and providing basic care and treatment for those who have HIV/AIDS in our country."

TAI Supports the 4th Annual National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

September 27, 2011

The AIDS Institute (TAI) pauses to remember the enormous toll HIV/AIDS has historically taken and continues to take on gay men.

US Senate Flat Funds Most Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

September 22, 2011

Amidst a very challenging budgetary environment, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations measure for Fiscal Year 2012


September 1, 2011

TAI and the NHAAAD Steering Committee encourage organizations to use social media to reach out to older adults about the importance of being tested for HIV and how to further protect themselves.

New CDC HIV Numbers Reinforce Need to Heighten Nation's Commitment to Prevention

August 3, 2011

Focus on Gay Men of All Races and Ethnicities Must be Strengthened

TAI Announces Event Registration Link and Poster Series Release for National HIV/AIDS & Aging Awareness Day

August 3, 2011

The AIDS Institute is pleased to announce that the event registration link is active for the 4th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) scheduled for September 18, 2011. The theme for NHAAAD is "Aging is a part of life; HIV doesn't have to be".

HHS Secretary Requires Insurers to Cover HIV Testing for Women

August 2, 2011

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services accepted recommendations of recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report that private insurers be required to cover annual HIV counseling and screening for sexually active women at no cost.

Obama Administration Reversal Will Help Keep Florida AIDS Patients on Medications

August 1, 2011

In reaction to concerns raised by The AIDS Institute and members of Florida's congressional delegation, the State of Florida will now be eligible to receive additional funding to maintain beneficiaries on its struggling AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

The AIDS Institute Recognized World Hepatitis Day

July 28, 2011

World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to provide education and greater understanding of viral hepatitis as a global public health problem, and to stimulate the strengthening of preventive and control measures of viral hepatitis.

Obama Administration May Force Florida to Pull AIDS Medications from Existing Patients

July 26, 2011

In a shocking move by the Obama Administration, Florida will likely be forced to stop providing AIDS medications to low income people currently taking life saving drugs.

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