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Examining Ryan White Program Funding: Is the Money Following the Epidemic?

On August 24, 2016, The AIDS Institute presented at The 2016 National Ryan White Conference on HIV Care & Treatment. To view presentations, please click on the titles below:

Introduction - Examining the Ryan White Program: Is the Money Following the Epidemic?

The AIDS Institute Ryan White Program Funding Analysis by State

In order to increase viral suppression and  improve health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy calls for federal  funding to follow the epidemic and be distributed to areas most in need.  This is a principle The AIDS Institute has long supported and championed.  In an effort to determine whether current Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding is being distributed proportionately to those areas where it is needed, particularly now that hold harmless provisions have ended, we conducted an analysis of Ryan White Program

Comparison of 2013 and 2014 Part B Supplemental Awards

Below is a comparison between 2013 and 2014 Ryan White Part B Supplemental awards by state.  For each state we provided the 2013 and 2014 award and calculated the difference between each year in both absolute and percentage terms.  We also calculated the percentage each state received of the national total amount of funds.

The AIDS Institute Submits Written Testimony to the Senate Appropriations Health Commitee

May 23, 2014 

"Over the past thirty years we have made great progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS and are truly at a tipping point. However, without stable and adequate funding that progress is in jeopardy, as well as the lives of millions who are or will be infected."

President Obama’s Budget Maintains Strong Commitment to Domestic HIV/AIDS Programs

March 5, 2014 

“The budget President Obama outlined yesterday demonstrates his strong commitment to ending HIV"...."However, the budget proposes to eliminate funding for Part D of the Ryan White Program"..."We call upon Congress to reject this proposal.” 

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