Activists working on human rights discuss the challenges of achieving an end to the HIV epidemic.
Young adults, blacks, cisgender women, and people in rural areas, as well as people on Medicaid, were less likely to persist on PrEP.
The Fair Pricing Coalition is working with pharmaceutical companies to ensure fair prices for new HIV drugs on par with those of older medications.
The lack of Medicaid expansion in the South is creating worse racial disparities in the U.S., according to researchers and medical providers discussing the HIV care cascade at CROI 2018.
$1 Million in Funding to Help HIV Organizations Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Announced at USCA
Donated by Gilead Sciences, the $1 million fund to help HIV organizations impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma was announced at the opening of the 21st annual U.S. Conference on AIDS in Washington, D.C.
Due to the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), in just two years the proportion of people living with HIV in care covered by Medicaid increased from 36% to 42% and the proportion that were uninsured fell from 18% to 14%.
"Drug prices are too high and your access to your drugs is in danger. So, wake up and get ready!" says Lynda Dee of the Fair Pricing Coalition.
1,000-Fold Mark-Up for Drug Prices in High Income Countries Blocks Access to HIV, HCV and Cancer Drugs
An opening lecture at the 2016 Glasgow HIV Congress challenged the current model of drug pricing in high-income countries by showing mark-ups that are sometimes more than 1,000 times higher than production costs making many medicines largely unafford...
The introduction of three new antiretrovirals into treatment programmes in low- and middle-income countries -- tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF), low-dose efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) and dolutegravir (Tivicay, DTG) -- could represent over $3 bill...
Low-income HIV-positive people enrolled in Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans in Virginia had better health outcomes than those receiving care through the state's direct AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), in which people are typically treated a...