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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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.
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.
The number of people on Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list continues to drop, but with more than 3,200 people, the list remains the longest in the U.S.
With almost 3,300 names, Florida’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program waiting list is still the longest in the United States, by far.
A Florida House of Representatives Health subcommittee meeting report (.pdf) released Wednesday includes updated information about the state’s AIDS Drug Assistance Program, which has the longest waiting list (.pdf) in the U.S.