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Stop CPMC from Dismantling Health Services for HIV Patients in San Francisco!

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ACTION ALERT.   ONLINE PETITION. California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) recently took steps to close the Davies Campus AIDS Case Management program and outsource its systems navigation for HIV clients to a contractor. This move involves layoffs for a highly-experienced team: Medical Social Worker, Laila Hinkle and…Read More

STOP THE CUTS @ Davies CPMC in SF for HIV CARE & SUPPORT !!!

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As members of the SF Health Care Reform TF, we know that now is not the time to lose two dedicated and experienced case managers and program enrollment workers who have helped hundreds of San Franciscans living with HIV access the life-saving care and treatment they…Read More

Join us for a community forum on World AIDS Day

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WORLD AIDS DAY FORUM: Getting to Zero in San Francisco … Progress and Plans Presented by the Getting to Zero Consortium* Monday, December 1, 2014, 6:30 to 8:30 pm San Francisco Department of Public Health 25 Van Ness Ave., 6th Floor The event is free and open to…Read More

Project Inform announces open position for Development Manager

Title:  Development Manager Department: Development Reports to: Development Director   Primary Function: The Development Manager provides support to the Development Director to assure that Project Inform’s annual fundraising goals are met and ensure overall growth in agency fundraising.  The focus of responsibilities is on raising funds…Read More

Experimental HIV drug doravirine shows fewer side effects in study

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At the 12th International Congress on HIV Drug Therapy in Glasgow, Scotland, early 48-week data were released November 3, 2014 from a planned 96-week study of the NNRTI called doravirine in people new to HIV treatment. The Phase IIb study compared doravirine vs efavirenz (Sustiva), both…Read More

New HIV genotype test can find drug resistance even at undetectable viral loads

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Announced on October 20, 2014, a new test has now become available that can detect HIV drug resistance in people with very low or undetectable viral loads. This will help clinicians and patients choose the most potent drugs for people with HIV-1 infection. Up to now,…Read More

Medicare will cover a one-time, no-cost hepatitis C test for beneficiaries born 1945–1965

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Reprinted from NVHR. On June 2, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Medicare will cover hepatitis C testing at no cost to beneficiaries whom the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends be screened. Specifically, Medicare will cover a one-time test for…Read More