NMAC Expands Treatment Education, Adherence and Mobilization Staff

Continues to Expand Work to Bring and End to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Washington, DC – The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is pleased to announce the expansion of its Treatment Education, Adherence and Mobilization (TEAM) staff to include Alex Garner and Joseph Elias.  Joseph Elias joins NMAC as associate director of treatment education, adherence and mobilization, […]

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

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Director of Community Advancement and Leadership Strategies Dr. Kim Johnson: Washington, DC – “Today, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) commemorates the eighth annual National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD).  At a time when funding for HIV/AIDS and other public health programs are facing […]

NMAC Saddened by Passing of C. Everett Koop

The following is a statement from National Minority AIDS Council Executive Director Paul Kawata: Washington, DC – “The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is incredibly saddened by the passing of Dr. C. Everett Koop.  As surgeon general from 1982 through 1989, Dr. Koop ascended to office just as the AIDS epidemic began to take hold in […]

HIV/AIDS Movement Has Lost Historic Voice in NAPWA

Organization Played Critical Role in Empowering People Living with AIDS, Implementing Historic Denver Principles Washington, DC – The National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA), the first national organization to give voice to those affected by the epidemic, announced yesterday that it will close its doors permanently.  NAPWA was founded in 1983 to implement the Denver […]

Report Finds Mass Incarceration Undermines Efforts to Address Domestic HIV/AIDS Epidemic

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Critical Opportunity to Address Intersection of Incarceration, Housing Instability and HIV Vulnerability Washington, DC – As the nation prepares to mark National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) on February 7, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) and Housing Works, with support from the Ford Foundation, have released a new report […]

New HIV Incidence Numbers Demand Continued Action and Investment

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new HIV incidence numbers for the United States.  These new estimates underscore recent trends and further demonstrate the significant work that remains if we are […]