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. […]

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 Statement: Mourning the Death of Elizabeth Taylor

March 23, 2011 NMAC Statement on the Death of Elizabeth Taylor The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council was deeply saddened to learn that Elizabeth Taylor, long time AIDS advocate and community leader, died this morning at the […]

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 […]

NMAC Marks National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Urges Action

March 10, 2011 NMAC Marks National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Urges Action The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya: Washington, DC — “Today, the National Minority AIDS Council stands with its friends and allies in marking the 6th annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS […]

NMAC Press Release: House Passes Short Term Funding Legislation

March 2, 2011 NMAC Statement on House Passage of Two-Week Continuing Resolution The following is a statement for National Minority AIDS Council Deputy Executive Director Daniel C. Montoya: Washington, DC –“Today, the House of Representatives passed a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that would fund the federal government for two weeks. While this stop-gap measure may […]