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NASW's "HIV/AIDS Spectrum Project" Supports the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The sun was gleaming on Miami's Biscayne Bay. Palm trees swayed in the gentle breeze and, in the distance, cruise ships were about to set sail for exotic ports. English, Spanish and a dozen other languages drifted through the air as happy people enjo...

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The AIDS Institute Praises Florida Governor Rick Scott and Florida Legislature for Taking Steps to Support AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Tampa, Fla. -- The AIDS Institute applauds Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Florida legislature for increasing state funding to the Florida AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) as part of the 2012 state budget recently approved by the Legislature a...

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Florida's AIDS Drug Program Has the Longest Waiting List in the United States

Advocates are pressing Florida lawmakers to secure additional funding for the state AIDS Drug Assistance Program. As of Feb. 23, Florida's ADAP had 1,085 people on its waiting list, the most for any state ADAP in the nation, according to the National...

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Florida: Feds Step in to Fight Broward's Stubborn AIDS Epidemic

Federal officials are bringing additional resources to help Broward County boost HIV testing, prevention education, and treatment to address its stubborn HIV/AIDS epidemic. Federal and county health officials are meeting with local health, political,...

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Florida: Broward Health Department Turning Over HIV Care

On March 1, Broward County Health Department will privatize the provision of primary medical care, mental health care, and case counseling to uninsured HIV/AIDS patients.

According to officials, hundreds of health department patients whose care is p...

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AHF Will Supply $1 Million in Free AIDS Drugs to Florida Wait List Patients

Ft. Lauderdale -- As the State of Florida grapples with a budget shortfall that has crippled its AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and forced the state to potentially disenroll 350 Florida patients already on ADAP as well as place nearly 2,400 low-...

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Florida's AIDS Medication Program Feeling Strained

To cope with the longest waiting list for a state AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) in the nation, Florida is turning to corporate donations and federal stop-gap measures.

"I really worry sometimes that it feels like we're going backwards," said A...

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Florida: Funding Cuts Hit AIDS Programs; Despite an Increase in Cases, Housing Grants Are Reduced

Despite a jump in new HIV infections, federal housing grants for HIV/AIDS patients will be cut this year in Broward and Miami-Dade counties and will stay flat in Palm Beach County. Broward's grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Develop...