Category Archives: HIV care & treatment

FDA approves two new fixed-dose combo pills to treat HIV infection

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On January 29, 2015, the FDA approved two new combination pills for treating HIV infection. The first is called Prezcobix, which contains the protease inhibitor Prezista (darunavir) and the booster drug Tybost (cobicistat). The second is Evotaz, which contains the protease inhibitor Reyataz (atazanavir) along with…Read More

Much more is needed beyond CA Governor’s proposed investment in hepatitis C and HIV

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    January 22, 2015 Contact:  Anne Donnelly, adonnelly@projectinform.org, (415) 640-6103; Emalie Huriaux, ehuriaux@projectinform.org,  (415) 580-7301   Project Inform Acknowledges Governor Brown’s Proposed Investment in Hepatitis C and HIV, But Much More is Needed to Address These Epidemics and Promote Public Health SAN FRANCISCO, CA –…Read More

Project Inform helps lead effort to “Get to Zero” in San Francisco

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San Francisco leads US cities in its progress against HIV. Higher percentages of HIV-positive people know their status, are linked to care and treatment and are virally suppressed than in the rest of the nation. Additionally, newly diagnosed cases of HIV infection have declined significantly in…Read More

Two new single tablet regimens for treating HIV in the works

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At the very end of 2014, two pharmaceutical companies (Janssen, Gilead) announced their plans for developing two new single tablet regimens (STR) for treating HIV infection. The first includes the protease inhibitor Prezista, and the second includes the NNRTI Edurant (rilpivirine). Both STRs would also include…Read More

Project Inform announces new Covered CA Plan Guide & Formulary analysis

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Project Inform and several other community partners today released the guide, “How to Choose a Health Plan in Covered California”, for people living with HIV and/or hepatitis C (HCV) and individuals considering pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The guide explains important things to consider when choosing a plan…Read More

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