The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) issued the following press releases:
"Vulnerable populations disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS deserve leadership that embraces science, and not stigma"
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 1, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today, on World AIDS Day, urged the incoming Biden-Harris Administration to return the federal government to proven, science-based public health strategies, and abandon the stigma-fueled politics of the last four years.
"The Berlin Patient" embodied hope for all people living with HIV/AIDS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today paused to reflect on Timothy Ray Brown's life and legacy as the first person cured of HIV. Brown, also known as "the Berlin patient," served as a global beacon of hope for all people living with HIV/AIDS. Brown died Tuesday at his home in Palm Springs, California.
Community-Based, Nonprofit Organizations Address Pandemic's Impact on Marginalized Communities Living with HIV/AIDS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced it has awarded micro grants to eight community-based, nonprofit organizations navigating the intersection between COVID-19 and HIV/AIDS. The purpose is to raise awareness on how the global pandemic is impacting marginalized communities living with HIV/AIDS in the United States.
SYNC 2020 to be held September 8th-11th
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced it is a proud partner of the SYNChronicity 2020 Virtual Conference (SYNC 2020), to be held September 8th-11th.
HIV Co-Pay Assistance Programs Potentially At-Risk
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today issued a strong rebuke to the Trump Administration’s claim that it is promoting healthcare affordability and improving consumer choice. The Final Payment Notice for 2021 Coverage Year released earlier this week by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") does the exact opposite by allowing health insurance companies to disallow drug manufacturer co-pay assistance programs towards patient out-of-pocket cost sharing and deductibles.
Highlighting Our Commitment to Access, Information & Participation
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today released its 2019 Annual Report – which highlights the organization’s ongoing commitment to access, information and participation for patient advocacy promoting and protecting the AIDS Drug Assistance Program ("ADAP"). The report is shared using a new infographic format to capture the previous year’s highlights.
Coping with COVID-19
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced it would host a virtual patient support meeting to provide useful coping skills to assist people living with chronic health conditions – such as HIV/AIDS – during the ongoing novel Coronavirus pandemic ("COVID-19"). The virtual patient support meeting will address COVID-19-related anxiety, depression & stress (as well as substance use recovery for those who need it).
No HIV Drug Shortages Foreseen for People Living with HIV/AIDS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 26, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today applauded the pharmaceutical industry efforts on protecting the nation’s drug supply chain for anti-retroviral medications in response to the ongoing Coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic. People living with HIV/AIDS can be assured that there will be no drug shortages in the coming year despite COVID-19.
All planned events postponed in response to Coronavirus Pandemic
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 16, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced it would suspend all face-to-face advocacy meetings until further notice in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The decision reflects an abundance of caution for advocates who are immunocompromised.
Retreats designed to assemble key stakeholder groups to discuss pertinent issues facing people living with HIV/AIDS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 13, 2020) - The ADAP Advocacy Association (aaa+®) today announced it would host its 2020 HIV/AIDS Fireside Chats, assembling key stakeholder groups to discuss pertinent issues facing people living with HIV/AIDS. In continuing the organization’s strong commitment to patient-centric advocacy, each will include local patient-advocates to ensure "that the voice of persons living with HIV/AIDS shall always be at the table and the center of the discussion."
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