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Project Inform Applauds California Lawmakers for Supporting Hepatitis C and HIV Services in the 2015-16 State Budget

June 25, 2015, San Francisco, CA – Project Inform, the managing member of the California Hepatitis Alliance and a member of the California HIV Alliance, applauds the California Legislature and Governor Brown’s support for hepatitis C and HIV services in the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget. The…Read More

Early treatment for HIV: Making good on the promise of care and prevention

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Long before the results of the START study were recently published, showing a 53% reduction in AIDS and non-AIDS conditions and deaths in people starting treatment immediately compared with those who waited until CD4s fell below 350, the San Francisco Department of Public Health and Project…Read More

HIV cure advocates publish guide to cure science terminology

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To better inform journalists, service workers, advocates and people with HIV on the exciting and rapidly moving field of HIV cure research, advocates from the Delaney AIDS Research Enterprise (DARE) have published an updated comprehensive list of the most common terms used in the field and…Read More

CALIFORNIA ACTION ALERT:
Let Governor Brown know you support Hepatitis C and HIV Budget Proposals

CONTACT: Emalie Huriaux, 415-580-7301 to sign on or to ask questions. Please consider signing on to the attached letter letting Governor Brown know that your organization supports Hepatitis C and HIV Budget Proposals for FY 15-16. Organizational sign-ons are needed by 9:00am, Friday, June 12. Also, please…Read More

Project Inform Launches Fact Sheets for Pharmacists and Consumers about Non-Prescription Sales of Syringes in California

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Press Release: For immediate release: Contact Emalie Huriaux at (415) 580-7301 or ehuriaux@projectinform.org San Francisco, CA – On June 5, 2015, Project Inform launched a series of fact sheets to inform pharmacists and consumers about California’s new law allowing the sale of syringes without a prescription…Read More

Major study confirms benefit of early HIV treatment start

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A 4,500+ person randomized clinical trial has confirmed that starting antiretroviral (ARV) therapy at higher CD4 counts reduces the risk of AIDS and non-AIDS conditions by 53%. The study, called Strategic Timing of AntiRetroviral Treatment (START), and which started in March 2011, enrolled 4,685 people around…Read More

Covered California staff recommends capping specialty prescription drug costs

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Project Inform applauds the recent recommendation by Covered California staff to cap specialty prescription drug costs at $250 per drug per month for 2016 Covered California Silver, Gold and Platinum level plans. The recommendation will be made Thursday, May 21 at the Covered California Board meeting….Read More