Call to Action: ABAC Working Group World AIDS Day Call-In - December 3, 2014

In honor of World AIDS Day, ABAC has organized a call in day to support HIV funding. Please note that the call in day will take place on December 3. The action alert is below. Please feel free to forward to your networks. World AIDS Day: Congress Should Provide Robust FY2015 Funding for Domestic HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment and Research Programs

Background

Congress is working now...

HIV Cure Research - Sign On

via International AIDS Society (IAS)

Please consider signing the attached International AIDS Society (IAS) call for a remedy to a major impediment to HIV Cure research.

There is a desperate need for industry to supply their approved drugs to Cure researchers for pre-clinical animal studies BEFORE any new strategies are tested in humans so that we have a good idea about potential side effects. Combination anti-retroviral treatments are...

Act Now to Preserve Funding for PEPFAR

FY2015 U.S. Global AIDS Budget Plan: The Human Impact

via amfAR

The U.S. government’s efforts to fight the global AIDS pandemic through both the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have been transformative in the global AIDS response. To maintain the current total level of U.S. global HIV/AIDS funding in Fiscal Year 2015, the U.S. House of...

Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

Tell the NIH: Women's lives matter!

via HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA)

Shouldn't we know for sure if using Depo Provera increases a women's risk of acquiring HIV if she is exposed?

Currently, we don't know if Depo increases a woman's risk of acquiring HIV, but observational data shows it might. Results are mixed, which suggests that use of injectable hormonal contraceptives could potentially be putting women at higher risk for...

Call to Action for an International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

via Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

We are calling on governments, international institutions, and the global community of civil society organizations to celebrate and recognize April 11 as the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights:

Because a woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth every two minutes.

Because pregnancy, childbirth, and HIV are the leading causes of death for girls and women of reproductive age.

Because every woman...

Petitioning Ohio State University: Issue a public apology and implement a remedial plan to stem HIV stigma

Petition by
Rise Up To HIV

http://www.change.org/petitions/ohio-state-university-president-drake-and-board-of-trustees-issue-a-public-apology-and-implement-a-remedial-plan-to-stem-hiv-stigma

We, the undersigned, believe that the recent reports of derogatory songs and references to HIV that were included in Exhibit B of your investigation of the Ohio State University Marching Band are absolutely appalling, disgusting, slanderous and stigmatizing to the at-large HIV community.

Read this article via the Bilerico Project Investigation: Ohio State Band Mocked 'Fags...

We Grieve for Elisha and Fight to End Violence Against Women With HIV (via Positive Women's Network - USA)

Positive Women's Network – USA Mourns and Condemns the HIV-Related Murder of a Texas Woman

Contact:  
Olivia Ford, PWN-USA – Brooklyn, NY – oford.pwnusa@gmail.com – 347.553.5174
Venita Ray – Houston, TX – venita_ray@yahoo.com – 713.299.6123
Marsha Raye, The Afiya Center – Dallas, TX – marsha@theafiyacenter.org – 214.753.3777

June 18, 2014 - Positive Women's Network – USA (PWN-USA), a national...

Advocating for Women-Centered Care: Conducting Legislative Visits for Ryan White Services Webinar - June 26, 2014

via Positive Women's Network-USA
Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)

There was some good news on the Ryan White Part D front last week, thanks to hard work by the AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants Children, Youth and Families and their partners.

However, the fight to maintain Ryan White services and women-centered care and services throughout all parts of the Ryan White program is...

Take Action For Rape Survivors

via Global Fund for Women

TELL OBAMA: Rape survivors have the right to health care

Wars are being waged on women’s bodies. Nearly 50 women and girls are raped every hour in eastern Congo. In the Syrian conflict, women and girls face rape and violence aimed to control, intimidate and humiliate.

Across the world, survivors are often forced to carry unwanted pregnancies because they don’t have safe access to critical...

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Call to Action: ABAC Working Group World AIDS Day Call-In - December 3, 2014

In honor of World AIDS Day, ABAC has organized a call in day to support HIV funding. Please note that the call in day will take place on December 3. The action alert is below. Please feel free to forward to your networks. World AIDS Day: Congress Should Provide Robust FY2015 Funding for Domestic HIV Prevention, Care, Treatment and Research Programs

Background

Congress is working now...

HIV Cure Research - Sign On

via International AIDS Society (IAS)

Please consider signing the attached International AIDS Society (IAS) call for a remedy to a major impediment to HIV Cure research.

There is a desperate need for industry to supply their approved drugs to Cure researchers for pre-clinical animal studies BEFORE any new strategies are tested in humans so that we have a good idea about potential side effects. Combination anti-retroviral treatments are...

Act Now to Preserve Funding for PEPFAR

FY2015 U.S. Global AIDS Budget Plan: The Human Impact

via amfAR

The U.S. government’s efforts to fight the global AIDS pandemic through both the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have been transformative in the global AIDS response. To maintain the current total level of U.S. global HIV/AIDS funding in Fiscal Year 2015, the U.S. House of...

Organizational Sign-On Requested: Budget Request to Congress for Domestic HIV Funding

via AIDS United

Please help us show a broad coalition of organizations supporting the AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC) budget request to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

The request and letter can be viewed here and covers all domestic federal HIV programs.

Deadline for organizations to sign on is Close of Business on October 30, 2014. Please click to add your organizations to ...

Tell the NIH: Women's lives matter!

via HIV Prevention Justice Alliance (HIV PJA)

Shouldn't we know for sure if using Depo Provera increases a women's risk of acquiring HIV if she is exposed?

Currently, we don't know if Depo increases a woman's risk of acquiring HIV, but observational data shows it might. Results are mixed, which suggests that use of injectable hormonal contraceptives could potentially be putting women at higher risk for...

Call to Action for an International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

via Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

We are calling on governments, international institutions, and the global community of civil society organizations to celebrate and recognize April 11 as the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights:

Because a woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth every two minutes.

Because pregnancy, childbirth, and HIV are the leading causes of death for girls and women of reproductive age.

Because every woman...

Petitioning Ohio State University: Issue a public apology and implement a remedial plan to stem HIV stigma

Petition by
Rise Up To HIV

http://www.change.org/petitions/ohio-state-university-president-drake-and-board-of-trustees-issue-a-public-apology-and-implement-a-remedial-plan-to-stem-hiv-stigma

We, the undersigned, believe that the recent reports of derogatory songs and references to HIV that were included in Exhibit B of your investigation of the Ohio State University Marching Band are absolutely appalling, disgusting, slanderous and stigmatizing to the at-large HIV community.

Read this article via the Bilerico Project Investigation: Ohio State Band Mocked 'Fags...

We Grieve for Elisha and Fight to End Violence Against Women With HIV (via Positive Women's Network - USA)

Positive Women's Network – USA Mourns and Condemns the HIV-Related Murder of a Texas Woman

Contact:  
Olivia Ford, PWN-USA – Brooklyn, NY – oford.pwnusa@gmail.com – 347.553.5174
Venita Ray – Houston, TX – venita_ray@yahoo.com – 713.299.6123
Marsha Raye, The Afiya Center – Dallas, TX – marsha@theafiyacenter.org – 214.753.3777

June 18, 2014 - Positive Women's Network – USA (PWN-USA), a national...

Advocating for Women-Centered Care: Conducting Legislative Visits for Ryan White Services Webinar - June 26, 2014

via Positive Women's Network-USA
Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (EST)

There was some good news on the Ryan White Part D front last week, thanks to hard work by the AIDS Alliance for Women, Infants Children, Youth and Families and their partners.

However, the fight to maintain Ryan White services and women-centered care and services throughout all parts of the Ryan White program is...

Take Action For Rape Survivors

via Global Fund for Women

TELL OBAMA: Rape survivors have the right to health care

Wars are being waged on women’s bodies. Nearly 50 women and girls are raped every hour in eastern Congo. In the Syrian conflict, women and girls face rape and violence aimed to control, intimidate and humiliate.

Across the world, survivors are often forced to carry unwanted pregnancies because they don’t have safe access to critical...

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