NMAC Marks National Asian/Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

May 19, 2011 The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Executive Director Paul A. Kawata: Washington, DC — “Today, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) joins the entire HIV/AIDS community in commemorating National Asian/Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NAPIHAAD). The theme of this year’s NAPIHAAD is ‘Saving face can’t make you safe. […]

NMAC Statement on HHS Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis

May 13, 2011 NMAC Statement on HHS Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya: Washington, DC — “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) applauds the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) release of its […]

Study Proves Anti-Retroviral Drug Therapies Significantly Reduce HIV Transmission Risk

May 12, 2011 Study Proves Anti-Retroviral Drug Therapies Significantly Reduce HIV Transmission Risk Results Highlight Importance of Early Drug Interventions on Prevention, Better Health Outcomes Washington, DC — Results of a study released today by the HIV Prevention Trials Network demonstrate conclusively what many in the HIV/AIDS community have argued for years, that early treatment […]

NMAC Press Release: Ryan Budget Spells Disaster for Americans Living with HIV/AIDS

April 14, 2011 Ryan Budget Spells Disaster for Americans Living With HIV/AIDS Medicare and Medicaid Overhaul Would Devastate People Living with HIV/AIDS Washington, DC — Today, the House of Representatives begins debate on Chairman of the House Budget Committee Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) proposed GOP budget for fiscal year 2012, in which he put forward approximately […]

NMAC Press Release: Budget Gridlock Further Burdens America’s Public Health Infrastructure

March 18, 2011 Budget Gridlock Further Burdens America’s Public Health Infrastructure Funding for Critical HIV/AIDS Programs Stalls amid Uncertainty Washington, DC — Today, the Senate passed another short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that would fund the federal government for three weeks. The legislation, which was passed by the House Tuesday, includes an additional $6 billion in […]

NMAC Marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Washington, DC — Sunday, March 20, marks the fifth annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD). America’s native populations have been severely impacted by the epidemic, and NNHAAD provides an opportunity to raise awareness of its effects on the community and encourage American Indians and Alaska Natives to get educated about their risk factors and […]