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WSJ Article Prompts AHF to Renew Call for CDC to Release Stark New HIV Data
Date:12/1/2007

mation to ensure that public health policy and resource- allocation decisions can be made to ensure an effective response to the epidemic. That can't happen when the CDC is withholding information about the true nature of this country's epidemic. We hope that this is not yet another instance of the Bush Administration's suppression of information that could be damaging to their image, especially in light of the fact that the spike in new infections is, at least in part, likely due to failed policies of the administration, including the promotion of 'abstinence-only' prevention messages and the failure to promote condom use."

The letter acknowledges that there has been strong community reaction in anticipation of the new-and likely much higher-incidence numbers and urges stakeholders to avoid speculation as the months go by, arguing that "the HIV prevention needs and challenges in the United States are too great to allow misinformation to guide program and policy decisions."

"We agree that the needs and challenges presented by this country's AIDS epidemic are too great to have prevention and treatment programs and policy decisions decided based on misinformation. Unfortunately, that is exactly what's happening when, as the 2008 federal budget is being finalized, it is being done so based on outdated numbers that are far below what today's infection rate truly may be," added Weinstein. "It is unwise for the CDC to sit on this crucial public health information pondering publication dates, when people's lives and health hang in the balance."

About AHF

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare, research, prevention and education provider, as well as the operator of California's largest alternative, community-based HIV testing program, administering over 15,000 tests per year. AHF currently provides treatment, care and support services to more than 61,000 individuals in 19 countries worldwide in the US,
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