AHF thanks Obama for additional $5M, but says ‘It isn’t nearly enough’ AIDS Healthcare Base , the largest global AIDS organization, taken care of immediately today’s announcement by the Obama Administration that it will allocate $30 million in funding to handle the national AIDS Medication Assistance Program crisis which has left 3,000 Americans on waiting around lists to receive lifesaving AIDS medications by saying ‘Thank you, but it is not nearly enough.’ Today’s announcement carries a total of $65 million in funding for Helps programs, $35 million of which will go toward avoidance programs What not to take with Valtrex? . Twenty-five million of the remaining $30 million had recently been reallocated by the White House previously.
Under no circumstances in the past history of the AIDS epidemic possess we denied so many people life saving medication. It is squarely the President’s responsibility to get rid of the ADAP crisis right now and to ensure that waiting lists and benefit reductions do not reappear.since December alone ‘, patient waiting lists for our nation’s hard-hit AIDS Drug Assistance have become 32 percent. As of February 11th, there are 6 now,235 people on ADAP waiting around lists in 10 states, from 4 up, 732 individuals waiting to gain access to to antiretroviral treatment through ADAP just 8 weeks ago. In a statement by Jeffrey S. Crowley, Director of any office of National AIDS Policy, tuesday on the official White House site posted, Crowley wrote, ‘People living with HIV should not have to live in dread that their usage of lifesaving medications could possibly be taken away from their website.’ ‘Mr.