Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list increased to 949 people as of Thursday, according to the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (aka NASTAD).
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Despite a significant drop in the number of patients on Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list there are still concerns about that number rising over the coming months.
The waiting list to enroll in Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program grew to almost 1,200 (.pdf) people in early January, according to the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, known as NASTAD.
The waiting list to enroll in Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program grew to more than 1,070 people by last Thursday, according to the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors.
After dropping dramatically in previous months, Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list increased over the last week: 954 Floridians are now on the list, the second highest number in the U.S.
The Florida Department of Health announced Thursday that its AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list has dropped to a little more than 800 individuals.
President Obama announced today that $50 million in additional funds will be going toward treatment and care for people living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S.
Gov. Rick Scott extended (.pdf) “greetings and best wishes to all those observing” World AIDS Day today, while organizations in Florida and the U.S. are calling for action against the problems people living with HIV/AIDS are facing.
With World AIDS Day 2011 two days away, there is still an urgent need to strengthen testing, prevention and treatment strategies to decrease the impact of HIV and AIDS in United States.
American Independent News Network reporters Todd Heywood, of The Michigan Messenger, and Marcos Restrepo, of The Florida Independent, have both reported extensively on HIV/AIDS policy around the country. They recently teamed up to chat about the national HIV/AIDs Drug Assistance Program funding crisis and HIV criminalization laws around the country, among other issues.