amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

amfAR’s public policy office in Washington, D.C., educates policy makers, the media, and the public about evidence-based policies to address HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and around the world.

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The End of the Ban?

In one of its final acts of 2015, Congress eased restrictions on funding for syringe exchange programs.

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An amfAR Special Report

Assessing the state of harm reduction interventions to prevent and treat HIV among people who inject drugs worldwide

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amfAR Database Illuminates PEPFAR Programs and Priorities

New database enables users to access and understand PEPFAR programs and priorities at a deeper level than was previously possible.

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A Hidden and Growing Epidemic

Over 3 million Americans have hepatitis C virus (HCV), and an estimated 75% are undiagnosed. But the CDC’s HCV surveillance system is seriously underfunded.

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The Case for Syringe Exchange

amfAR’s issue briefs and short films make a convincing case for ending the ban on federal funding for syringe services programs.

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