POZ Podium:NAPWA Testifies Before Congress On September 16, Frank J. Oldham Jr., president and CEO of the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), spoke before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the state of HIV/AIDS in America.
September 22, 2008
POZ Podium:Renewing the Denver Principles
Sean Strub, POZ's founder and advisory editor, advocates for a renewed commitment to the empowerment of people with HIV/AIDS during remarks at the 2008 United States Conference on AIDS.
September 17, 2008
Congress Gets a Wake-Up Call for U.S. HIV Prevention
In response to the rate of new HIV infections in the United States being 40 percent higher than previously estimated, community leaders and health officials testified before Congress on September 16 to strategize a comprehensive and effective response.
September 09, 2008
A 'Functional Cure' for HIV? Anthony Fauci, MD, the head of U.S. governmental AIDS research, isn’t ready to give up on finding a cure for HIV. Dr. Fauci talks with AIDSmeds.com about placing what he called a “functional” cure front and center at last month’s XVII International AIDS Conference.
Tracy Bruce: Demanding Support from Politicians
Tracy Bruce, an AIDS services
advocate at the AIDS Survival Project in Atlanta, has no problem
getting people’s attention. An HIV-positive mother of two, she has
lobbied in the offices of the country’s top legislators, demanding
their active support for new HIV/AIDS initiatives, such as better
housing, access to inexpensive medications and more funding for HIV
prevention and awareness. She has also played an essential role in
planning an annual HIV-positive women’s empowerment day—a day of
education, inspiration and pampering. Tracy Bruce tells POZ exactly why she won’t keep quiet.
September 03, 2008
POZ Podium:Fight Club: Reflections on Mexico City POZ’s editor-in-chief shares her impressions of the XVII International AIDS Conference—and how news of AIDS in America hyped in Mexico was downplayed at home.
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