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June 24, 2013

S.F. HIV Funding May Face $7M in Cuts Over Next Two Years

San Francisco may have to reduce its HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention services by $7 million during the next two years, The San Francisco Examiner reports. Cuts in federal funding have created a $3.1 million shortfall in the coming fiscal year and $3.9 million in the following year. The city has replaced about $17.5 million of nearly $20 million in federal funding cuts over the past three years to local community-based organizations, but it’s not clear if the city can do it again. Local officials say federal funding has been redirected to places with higher rates of new HIV cases.

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Tom, USA, 2013-06-25 12:21:29
ADAP is kicking hundreds of thousands of people off the list, in many states anyone who is also on medicare is now being put off the list too, this is a huge issue and the private community, charity and other social resources are getting thin. If we do not take action soon were going to see a return to the days of 1989 and 1992 when medications were not available or just did not work. All it takes is a few days off meds and disaster can become the new normal. Billions go to other nations..

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