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PRESS RELEASES - (2018 Archives)

The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) issued the following press releases:


ADAP Advocacy Association Names 2018 Leadership Awards Honorees

Award Honorees Reflect ADAP Conference’s Theme, "Mapping a New Course to Protect the Public Health Safety Net"

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced the 2017-2018 ADAP Leadership Awards honorees, which recognizes individual, community, government, media and corporate leaders who are working to improve access to care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS – including the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP).

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ADAP Advocacy Association Blasts Trump Administration's Plan to Divert Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding to Refugee Camps

Slate Reports HHS to Reallocate Nearly $100 Million to the Office of Refugee Resettlement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today cautioned against any attempt by the Trump Administration to divert funding from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program to the ongoing efforts to separate children from their parents at the US-Mexican border. In a breaking news report, Slate revealed that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services ("HHS") would reallocate $79 million in funding from various HHS agencies and programs – including the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program - over to the department’s Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Seats Board Members

New Faces include Theresa Nowlin from Dorchester, Massachusetts

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 27, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced that it has seated its Board of Directors for 2018-2020. Newly seated board members include Theresa Nowlin from Dorchester, Massachusetts.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Issues Call for Nominations for its 2018 Annual ADAP Leadership Awards

Awards to recognize leaders who are working to improve access to care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 14, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today opened nominations for its 2018 Annual ADAP Leadership Awards. The awards recognize individual, community, government and corporate leaders who are working to improve access to care and treatment under the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Announces Keynote Speaker for its 8th Annual ADAP Leadership Awards Dinner

Super cool social media strategist, Josh Robbins to deliver his message: "Cookie cutter advocacy is cute, but it ain’t effective"

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 24, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association today announced that social media journalist, Josh Robbins will deliver the keynote at its 8th Annual ADAP Leadership Awards Dinner on Friday, September 21, 2018. The awards dinner is being held at the Westin Georgetown, located at 2350 M Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20037.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Releases 2017 Annual Report

Celebrating 10 Years of Promoting & Protecting the AIDS Drug Assistance Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 2, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association today released it 2017 Annual Report – which reflects on the organization’s ten years of advocacy to promote and protect the AIDS Drug Assistance Program ("ADAP"). The report also highlights ongoing threats to the public safety net and mapping a new course to protect it.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Announces Opening Keynote Speaker for its 11th Annual Conference

Harnessing power of social media, Jennifer Vaughan fights HIV stigma

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 12, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today announced that that Jennifer Vaughan will deliver the opening keynote at its 11th Annual Conference on September 20-21, 2018. The conference – held in partnership with the Community Access National Network (CANN) – is being themed as "Mapping a New Course to Protect the Public Health Safety Net." It is being held at the Westin Georgetown, located at 2350 M Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20037.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Seats Board Members

New Members include Lyne Fortin and Lisa Johnson-Lett

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 7, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today announced that it has filled two vacancies on its Board of Directors for 2018. Newly seated board members include Lyne Fortin, B.Pharm, MBA of Montreal, Canada, and Lisa Johnson-Lett of Piedmont, Alabama.

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Joint Statement on Discriminatory Proposed Healthcare "Conscience Rule"

The Proposed Rule on "Moral Exemptions & Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act" Harkens Back to the Dark, Early Days of the AIDS Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 20, 2018) - It is the position of the ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) and the Community Access National Network (CANN) that the proposed changes put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) are unacceptable, at best, and unconscionable, at worst. People living with HIV/AIDS have been down this path, before; our community refuses to go down this path, again.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Urges Immediate Appointment of the Office of National AIDS Policy Director

Leadership position in the fight against HIV/AIDS has remained vacant for over one year

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 1, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today called on the newly minted Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) to appoint a director at the Office of National AIDS Policy (“ONAP”). Amy Lansky, ONAP's last-serving director, stepped down one year ago, thus leaving the office without its necessary leadership.

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ADAP Advocacy Association Announces 11th Annual Conference

Mapping a New Course to Protect the Public Health Safety Net

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2018) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known as aaa+®, today announced that it will host its 11th Annual Conference on September 20-21, 2018. The conference - held in partnership with the Community Access National Network (CANN) - is being themed as "Mapping a New Course to Protect the Public Health Safety Net." It is being held at the Westin Georgetown, located at 2350 M Street, NW, Washington D.C. 20037.

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