Policy and Advocacy News

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Policy and Advocacy News

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  • Enduring Impact

    In a career-spanning interview, amfAR’s Greg Millett speaks with NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci about responding to HIV and other pandemics.


  • amfAR Dedicates Andelson Office of Public Policy

    Devoted to critical advocacy work, amfAR’s D.C. office is renamed in honor of longtime supporters of the public policy program, the Andeslon Family.


  • MPX: Addressing Gaps in Research, Prevention and Care

    amfAR and the O’Neill Institute address the U.S. monkeypox outbreak with policy briefs about protecting vulnerable communities and research gaps.


  • Ruling Against PrEP Access Sets Dangerous Precedent

    amfAR strongly condemns a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that restricts free insurance coverage of PrEP, a biomedical HIV prevention tool.


  • Lighting Fires, Creating Change

    At AIDS 2022, researchers, policy makers, and advocates fought to keep the momentum going in the fight for HIV and healthcare access and equity.


  • On Dangerous Ground

    “In Danger”, a new UNAIDS report about the global HIV response, warns that progress has stalled in light of new infections and AIDS-related deaths.


  • Monkeypox: Time Is of the Essence

    amfAR and the O’Neill Institute have issued a policy brief on monkeypox urging action to prevent further spread of the disease.


  • amfAR at AIDS 2022

    Researchers from amfAR and the foundation’s partners will present on community-led HIV programming at the 24th International AIDS Conference


  • The Supreme Court’s Calamitous Decision

    amfAR condemns the repeal of Roe v. Wade, which denies people the right to abortion and creates barriers to HIV and other sexual health services.


  • Response to ICAP’s Critique of “Blinded by Our Own Data”

    amfAR’s Public Policy Office responds to ICAP’s critique of its report on PEPFAR’s HIV recency testing program, “Blinded by Our Own Data”.


  • Blinded By Our Own Data

    PEPFAR’s recency testing-based approach to identify and target HIV transmission “hot-spots” suffers from severe limitations, says amfAR in new report.


  • In Memoriam: Urvashi Vaid

    amfAR mourns the passing of attorney Urvashi Vaid, an LGBTQ activist dedicated to civil rights, anti-war efforts, health justice, and HIV/AIDS.


  • amfAR’s Greg Millett Presents at Smithsonian World AIDS Day Event

    amfAR vice president and director of public policy Greg Millett took part in a World AIDS Day program sponsored by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History on December 3, 2020. Millett spoke in a segment covering laws and policies affecting people with HIV.


  • Biden Releases Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy

    At a World AIDS Day event at the White House, President Biden announced the release of an updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy and recommitted the United States to ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.


  • Stark Inequities Continue to Undermine U.S. HIV Response

    Unequal access to prevention and care, stigma drive worrying trends for Black and Latino gay men.


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