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African-Americans

GMHC Applauds Congressman Rangel for Introducing Legislation to Address HIV in African-American Communities

New York, N.Y. -- This week, New York City Congressman Charles Rangel introduced historic legislation to combat the HIV epidemic in the United States. Rangel's legislation addresses the extreme racial disparities experienced by African Americans in t...

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2009 Federal Policy Agenda

Executive Summary Top Priorities Additional Priorities References

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Executive Summary

2009 Federal Policy AgendaGay Men's Health Crisis, the world's oldest HIV/AIDS organization, has witnessed much change in the 28 years since the...

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HIV Entry Ban Persists in U.S.; Undermines Public Health, Report Says

New York, N.Y. -- Today Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) released a new report, Undermining Public Health and Human Rights: The United States HIV Travel and Immigration Ban. The report details the history of the U.S. HIV travel and immigration ban, inc...

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GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

New York, N.Y. -- GMHC plans a series of "call to action" events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in th...

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President Obama Announces Jeffrey Crowley, M.P.H. as Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), Increases Funding for HIV Prevention and Treatment for FY10

New York, N.Y. -- Today President Obama announced the appointment of Jeffrey S. Crowley, M.P.H. to Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP). Crowley, an openly gay man, will help lead the Administration's response to HIV/AIDS and disabil...

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Tuberculosis

Living With HIV, Dying of Tuberculosis

HIV does not kill people. People living with HIV/AIDS die of opportunistic infections. This is a basic medical principle that anyone on anti-retroviral (ARV) therapy can tell you -- but 25 years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic global leaders seem to not t...

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Food Insecurity, Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Global Perspective

Malnutrition is a general term describing improper nutrition, either in excess or deficiency. Some examples include protein and/or calorie deficiency, micronutrient deficiency and overnutrition resulting in obesity.1 Manifestations of malnutrition va...

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AIDS Drug Assistance Programs: A Lifeline for People With HIV

More than twenty years after the approval of the first antiretroviral and despite numerous advancements in the treatment of HIV, getting HIV-related medications to all those who need them remains a critical challenge, even in the United States. Throu...

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The Coming Crisis

The last few years have witnessed remarkable progress in treating people with advanced and drug-resistant strains of HIV. Four powerful drugs became available that either overcame drug resistance (Prezista [darunavir, TMC-114], Intelence [etraviri...

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News

Anti-Gay Oppression Undermines Prevention Efforts Targeting MSM Around the World

In many parts of the world, men who have sex with men (MSM) remain the group most heavily impacted by HIV/AIDS. UNAIDS data from 2000 shows that the HIV prevalence among MSM is about 25% in Latin America, close to 10% (and climbing) in Asia, and abou...