Congress Passes Spending Bill Without $45 Million in HIV/AIDS Emergency Funding

$35 Million in Emergency ADAP Funds and $10 Million for Ryan White Part C Providers Not Included in Continuing Resolution Washington, DC – Congress approved a spending bill today that would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013 and avert a government shutdown when the current continuing resolution expires on March 27th.  […]

NMAC Stands With Native Community in Marking National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Urges Renewed Focus on Critically Under-Served Communities Washington, DC – Wednesday, March 20, marks the seventh annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NNHAAD), a critical opportunity to raise awareness of this epidemic’s effects on this diverse and vibrant community and to encourage American Indians, Alaska Natives as well as Native Hawaiians to take control of their […]

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 […]

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 […]

NMAC Applauds President’s State of the Union Remarks Urging the Realization of an AIDS-Free Generation

The following is a statement from the National Minority AIDS Council Director of Legislative & Public Affairs Kali Lindsey: Washington, DC – “In his State of the Union speech tonight, President Obama once again demonstrated his commitment to the fight against HIV/AIDS by urging Congress and the nation to continue and renew its efforts to […]

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 […]

World AIDS Day is Clarion Call for Renewed Action to End HIV/AIDS At Home and Abroad

Dream of an AIDS-Free Generation More Real Than Ever Washington, DC – Tomorrow, December 1, marks the 25th annual World AIDS Day, a day for remembrance, reflection and action.  The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is proud to stand with the domestic and international AIDS community in renewing its commitment to ending this epidemic, which has […]