If you’re a social worker working with LGBT communities, you may have questions that you don’t want to bring up whether you don’t want to seem ignorant or whether you don’t want to offend your clients. But it’s important to find answers so that you can have a better understanding of how to help. Here are some questions and answers that will give you a… Read the rest
Tag – HIV
Washington, DC – The AIDS Institute (TAI) is proud to announce that the 4th annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD) will take place on September 18th. The campaign theme is “Aging is a part of life; HIV doesn’t have to be”.
In 2009, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report published that persons aged 50 and older accounted for approximately:… Read the rest
Still Limits ADAP Funding to State with Greatest Need
Tampa, FL - In reaction to concerns raised by The AIDS Institute and members of Florida’s congressional delegation, the State of Florida will now be eligible to receive additional funding to maintain beneficiaries on its struggling AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), but not enough to make a serious reduction to the waiting list, which now stands… Read the rest
Supports Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment for Viral Hepatitis
Washington, DC - July 28, 2011 was officially designated World Hepatitis Day by the World Health Assembly, following a resolution on May 19, 2010 after extensive lobbying from the World Hepatitis Alliance and patient groups around the world. World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to provide education and greater understanding of viral hepatitis… Read the rest