Government Releases National Prevention Strategy

Government Releases National Prevention Strategy Today, June 16, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, along with the National Prevention Council, released the National Prevention Strategy (NPS). Outlining a comprehensive approach to health promotion and disease prevention, the NPS specifically states that access to quality reproductive health services and support for safe practices can […]

30th Anniversary of AIDS

30th Anniversary of AIDS Sunday, June 5, is the 30th anniversary of AIDS. On that day in 1981 the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first reported on symptoms of the virus in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). While much progress has been made in combatting the epidemic over the last […]

2011 Budget Agreement Reached

2011 Budget Agreement Reached Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a budget agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2011. The deal cut $78.5 billion from President Obama’s 2011 budget request and $37.6 billion from 2010 funding levels. Read NMAC’s breakdown of the budget deal and what it means for HIV/AIDS […]

2011 Budget Agreement Reached

2011 Budget Agreement Reached Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a budget agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of fiscal year 2011. The deal cut $78.5 billion from President Obama’s 2011 budget request and $37.6 billion from 2010 funding levels. Read NMAC’s breakdown of the budget deal and what it means for HIV/AIDS […]

In Memorium

In Memorium This week, NMAC lost a friend and colleague Chris Crowe, best friend and roommate to NMAC Communications Specialist Kyle Murphy. Chris served as legislative assistant to Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and as president of the LGBT Congressional Staffers Association. He was a steadfast advocate for equality, social justice and universal access to […]

Health Care Reform’s One Year Anniversary

Health Care Reform’s One Year Anniversary Wednesday, March 23, marked the one year anniversary of the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. While the legislation won’t be fully implemented until the 2014, progress has already been made to ensure that all Americans, including people living with HIV/AIDs have access to quality, affordable […]

NMAC on the Hill: February 22, 2011

NMAC on the Hill NMAC wants to make sure that our constituents are up to date on the latest activities in Congress and around Washington, DC that affect HIV/AIDS programs, funding, and the broader movement. To accomplish this, we will be sending regular updates on legislation, meetings and other happenings in the nation’s capital to […]

NMAC Commemorates National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Contact: Circe LeCompte, Director of Communications Phone: 202.234.5120 x 309 Email: clecompte@nmac.org NMAC Commemorates National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Today, June 8, 2008 June 8, 2008 – Washington, DC – Today, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) honors the third observance of National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. On this day, Caribbean-Americans, Caribbean immigrants […]