News Articles

International Women’s Day 2016

This year AHF’s activities commemorating the International Women’s Day (IWD) were as diverse as the challenges many women face in accessing health care and HIV services around the world. On March 8, our teams across 12 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas organized events to empower women to stand up and demand that… Read more »

AHF: Cal/OSHA to Consider New Petition to Amend Adult Film Worker Safety Regulations in California

AIDS Healthcare Foundation submits new petition to Cal/OSHA to amend and clarify Cal/OSHA’s current Bloodborne Pathogens standards (Section 5193) to protect adult film workers in California against STDs. Despite receiving a majority vote in favor (3 to 2) from the Cal/OSHA Standards Board on a previous similar safety amendment at the February Standard Board Meeting, the amendment… Read more »

Florida AIDS Walk: Recording Superstar Flo Rida to Headline March 20th Walk & Music Festival

AHF’s 11th annual Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival on March 20th will benefit non-profits that provide HIV/AIDS services to South Florida. Last year’s Walk raised over $1.2 million. FT LAUDERDALE (March 16, 2016) The 2016 Florida AIDS Walk and Music Festival – an annual 5K walk to raise funds for HIV/AIDS services throughout Florida… Read more »

AHF Joins The Red Pump Project in Honoring South Side Help Center Founder Betty Smith

The Red Pump Project, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, will present Betty Smith with the coveted Ultimate Red Pump Rocker Award at their annual Rock the Red Fashion Show event on Saturday, March 19th. Betty Smith is the founder of the South Side Help Center,… Read more »

Zambia: Civil Society Condemns Shortage of HIV Test Kits Nationwide

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA (March 15, 2016) A coalition of civil society organizations including the Network of Zambian People Living With HIV/AIDS (NZP+), the Coalition of Zambian Women Living with HIV/AIDS (COZWHA), the Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC), the Zambia Network of Religious Leaders Living with or personally affected by HIV and AIDS (ZANARELA) and the… Read more »