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On HIV Testing Day, HIVMA calls for health care reform to make testing routine every day

Arlington, VAThis Saturday, June 27, HIV Testing Day, the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) urges everyone to get tested for HIV, a vital step in linking people to lifesaving care and reducing the spread of new infections. As Congress takes up health care reform, HIVMA calls on policymakers to do m...

HIVMA supports public plan option to ensure patients' needs are met

...ient's lifetime," said Michael S. Saag, MD, FIDSA, hivma chair-elect. "People with chronic conditions like ...V are not attractive to most private insurers." hivma is particularly concerned that private insurers wi...live in the U.S.," said Arlene Bardeguez, MD, MPH, hivma chair. "A public plan option will better ensure al...

Health experts urge return of prevention and wellness funding to stimulus

... IDSA and hivma are surprised and disappointed that the Senate removed one of the most cost-effective provisionsthe Prevention and Wellness Fundfrom the American Reco...

World AIDS Day: Dec. 1, 2008

...ect Obama to quickly begin working on a national HIV/AIDS strategy that finally deals realistically with the growing epidemic in the United States. hivma and AIDS in America have high hopes that the new administration can provide renewed leadership and help build on the many positive things that occurre...

Higher HIV infection estimate shows need for routine screening, more funding for care

... be working much harder to control the epidemic in the United States," said hivma Chair Arlene Bardeguez, MD, MPH, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at ... the global HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD, past chair of hivma and director of AIDS research at Harvard University's Brigham and Women's H...

ID, HIV experts urge more resources for TB

... 2008 (March 24), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the hivma Medicine Association (HIVMA) are urging U.S. policymakers to step up the fi...outine use in the United States, said Carol Dukes Hamilton, MD, an IDSA and hivma spokesperson who works on TB and HIV in the United States and the developin...

Bush proposal for HIV-positive visitors makes a bad rule worse

...h HIV has no basis in science or public health and should be repealed, said hivma Chair Arlene Bardeguez, MD, MPH, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at ...uch intolerance toward people with HIV who want to visit this country, said hivma Vice Chair Michael S. Saag, MD, director of the Center for AIDS Research at...

World AIDS Day: Seeking leadership from the Bush Administration

... This World AIDS Day, the theme is leadership at all levels of society. hivma calls on the Bush administration to exercise positive and consistent leader... hand, the presidents leadership on HIV/AIDS at home is strikingly lacking. hivma urges the president to immediately support the necessary funding for both d...
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HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy

...t stopped taking the drugs in order to qualify to receive his "cure." hivma joins its colleagues in the International AIDS Society and the Society for ...rn regarding this practice. "There currently is no cure for HIV/AIDS," said hivma Chair Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD. "President Jammeh is giving people false hop...
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