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Seventy-six organizations signed on to SASI’s letter to ONAP calling for increased HIV prevention funding to hard hit areas

Today, SASI and 75 national, regional, state and local organizations called on the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) to expand the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) to add the following critical actions necessary to further reduce HIV infections … Continue reading

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SASI Releases New Report: ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL: What Does High Impact Prevention Funding Mean for Community-Based Organizations in the Deep South?

ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL: What Does High Impact Prevention Funding Mean for Community-Based Organizations in the Deep South?  underscores concerns that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) High Impact HIV Prevention funding policy creates a “one size … Continue reading

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SASI Calls On HRSA to Review Ryan White Supplemental Funding

SASI calls on HRSA to increase Ryan White Part B Supplemental funding to regions in most need.  Read the full  SASI Call to Action and consider signing on to the AIDS Institute’s Sign on Letter asking HRSA to Review Ryan White Part … Continue reading

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#RyanWhiteWorks. Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Jean B.

When I was diagnosed with HIV, I was overwhelmed. I live in a rural area where the stigma meant I was going to have to find a provider outside of my community for my safety. I didn’t know where to … Continue reading

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#RyanWhiteWorks. Ryan White. Real Lives: Meet Edwin Brandon from Tennessee

Meet Edwin Brandon “It’s not just me and my doctor involved with my care, but also Ryan White and my support system. It’s like a puzzle — when all those pieces are put together, I can stay alive and be … Continue reading

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#Ryan White Works. Ryan White. Real Lives. Meet Robin J. of Charlotte, NC

Ryan White. Real Lives – Stories on the real impact of the Ryan White Care Act Ryan White. Real Lives. is a national campaign presenting narratives on the importance of the Ryan White Care Act among communities impacted by HIV, … Continue reading

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RYAN WHITE. REAL LIVES. #RYANWHITEWORKS

Ryan White. Real Lives. is a national campaign presenting narratives on the importance of the Ryan White Care Act among communities impacted by HIV, particularly states in the Deep South that have not expanded Medicaid. The stories provide personal perspective … Continue reading

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RYAN WHITE. REAL LIVES. #RYANWHITEWORKS

Meet Andrew Ballard and Take Action!   Alabamians are being diagnosed with HIV at the 13th highest rate in the nation. The State of Alabama has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  As a result, an estimated 1,900 … Continue reading

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RYAN WHITE. REAL LIVES. #RYANWHITEWORKS

Meet Tony Franco and Take Action! North Carolina ranks 8th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis. The State of North Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, an … Continue reading

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RYAN WHITE. REAL LIVES. #RYANWHITEWORKS

Meet Alicia Diggs and Take Action!    North Carolina ranks 8th in the nation in deaths among adults with an HIV diagnosis. The State of North Carolina has not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. As a result, an … Continue reading

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