Category Archives: HIV policy

President’s Vicious, Inhumane and Anti-Science Budget Threatens Our Progress Toward Eliminating HIV and Hepatitis C

On May 23, 2017, the President released his fiscal year 2018 budget, proposing dramatic and devastating cuts to non-defense discretionary programs, in addition to massive tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. This budget sends a clear and vicious message about who and what the Administration values….Read More

Working at the State Level: Project Inform’s California Advocacy for 2017

State-level advocacy efforts are crucial to create lasting change. Often efforts that are started at local and state levels inform national trends and structural changes at the federal level (think about the history of same-sex marriage, health care reform, and syringe exchange in the United States)….Read More

To End AIDS in the United States, Stay True to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

By Judith Auerbach, Robert Bank, Chris Collins, JD Davids, Rebecca Haag, David Ernesto Munar, Dana van Gorder, Phill Wilson and A. Toni Young Ten years ago, hundreds of organizations and individuals signed a petition calling on all presidential candidates to create a national AIDS strategy. We…Read More

Project Inform Statement on the Disastrous and Deadly American Health Care Act

Project Inform denounces the House of Representatives for voting for the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that would set back efforts to end the HIV and hepatitis C epidemics in favor of a hefty tax break for the wealthy. If the bill is signed…Read More

Fair Pricing Coalition Troubled by Unjustified 2017 Drug Price Increases by HIV Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

Community requests for price freezes to strengthen affordable access to lifesaving treatments go unheeded NEW YORK, NY, February 27, 2017 – The Fair Pricing Coalition (FPC) today expressed its dismay and frustration at manufacturers of some of the most frequently prescribed antiretrovirals for treatment of HIV, citing…Read More

Project Inform leads effort to improve HIV care retention and re-linkage

Project Inform has long hosted Think Tanks that bring together the community with other key stakeholders, including researchers, government officials and health care providers to tackle specific issues that others haven’t fully explored. On December 13 and 14, 2016, we hosted a meeting designed to address…Read More

Project Inform staff Emalie Huriaux’s whirlwind of advocacy

In FY 15-16 CalHEP and Project Inform successfully advocated for state funding for the California Department of Public Health to establish a syringe supply clearinghouse to support HIV and viral hepatitis prevention services around the state. Here is CalHEP Chair, Emalie Huriaux, with some of the supplies from…Read More