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2013-11-26 08:24:35

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the paperback release of Elton John's national bestseller, Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS, in which he shares his vision for ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. Love Is the Cure describes Elton's personal journey into AIDS activism, beginning with his friendship with Ryan White. Much more than a memoir, the book is a call to action that describes how stigma towards those living with HIV/AIDS is...

2013-11-18 16:28:55

Integrated and aggressive digital campaign will help grow support for Ryan White Program TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AIDS Institute (TAI) today announced the launch of an integrated and aggressive digital campaign through RyanWhiteAction.org to build support across the nation for the continuation of the Ryan White Program. The campaign will include a petition, social media advertising and direct messages to Congressional leaders, where success stories...

2013-05-13 23:01:35

47-year-old Texan is cycling 3,456 miles from California to Massachusetts to remember lost family and friends and help people suffering with hemophilia in developing countries. Georgetown, MA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Cyclist Barry Haarde commenced his second cross-country bike tour, “Wheels for the World 2013: Fast and Furious,” in Costa Mesa, California on April 20 to raise funds for Save One Life. Save One Life supports over 1,000 impoverished children and adults with hemophilia...

2013-03-05 08:29:03

EJAF's Final Grants for 2012 Address Needs of Under-served Populations? NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced its final round of grants for calendar year 2012, totaling $3,346,530. This new funding brings EJAF's total grant investments for 2012 to over $7.4 million. ?"After 20 years of doing this work, I know that the only way to fight against AIDS is by helping everyone in need, especially those living at the...

2012-11-29 16:24:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, the Obama administration announced that HIV/AIDS will be one of the chronic conditions eligible for enhanced federal reimbursements through Medicaid, garnering strong praise from San Francisco AIDS Foundation and HIV/AIDS leaders around the country. Today's announcement means people living with HIV/AIDS can continue to rely on expert care from HIV specialists who, in turn, will receive enhanced...

2012-07-25 06:23:30

Significant Differences between White House and Congress on Funding AIDS Care & Prevention - As Well As Health Care Reform WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This morning at the XIX International AIDS Conference, a panel of domestic HIV/AIDS policy experts delivered a sharp warning to the nation's elected leaders that if recent proposals to gut funding for HIV programs aimed at caring for the nation's record 1.2 million people living with HIV along with preventing...

2012-07-17 02:24:12

??Proceeds from the book to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation? NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is proud to announce that Sir Elton John's new book, Love Is the Cure, will be in stores today. Sales of Love Is the Cure will benefit the Foundation and its life-saving work.? EJAF focuses its resources on HIV prevention, stigma eradication, treatment, care, and service programs benefitting people who are most at risk of HIV...

2012-06-28 06:27:34

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the United States Supreme Court delivered a huge victory to nationwide efforts to establish a health care system that works for everyone, including the 1.2 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States. By upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), today's decision delivers on the promise of health care for more than 30 million uninsured Americans. The historic ruling also upheld long-overdue protections for...

2011-11-18 14:32:00

2011 is the 30th year of AIDS in the United States and World AIDS Day is commemorated December 1, 2011, just 5 days before Ryan White would have celebrated his 40th birthday. DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fillmore Theater in Detroit will serve as World AIDS Day Detroit headquarters on Thursday, December 1, 2011. With unprecedented collaboration among metropolitan Detroit community based organizations, institutions, business and government leaders, World AIDS...

2011-10-03 16:47:00

Impedes Prevention and Fails to Address Record High ADAP Wait Lists WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If ever passed, this spending bill would set back the progress we are making in preventing HIV and providing basic care and treatment for those who have HIV/AIDS in our country," commented Carl Schmid, Deputy Executive Director of The AIDS Institute. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/DC82138LOGO) House Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies...