NMAC’s Treatment Division: From 2017 Successes to 2018 Goals

Under the leadership of Moises Agosto-Rosario, Treatment Director, and the additional members of NMAC’s Treatment Division team (Matthew Rose, Policy and Advocacy Manager; Fernando De Hoyos, Treatment Coordinator; and Sable Nelson, Policy Analyst) achieved these successes in 2017:

  • Creation of the HIV/STD Partnership of five HIV/STD organizations to strengthen our efforts to influence federal HIV policy.
  • Helping to Prevent the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act
  • Helping to prevent cuts to HIV/STD federal funding through January 19, 2018
  • Organizing HIV/STD Action Day prior to the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) on September 6, 2017
  • Recruiting speakers and presenters for the Biomedical HIV Prevention Summit in New Orleans from December 4-5, 2017
  • The creation of the HIV 50+ Mini-Grant Program for empowerment & community building

We could not have completed any of our work without your support. We sincerely appreciate the input and participation of our community! In 2018, the Treatment Division looks to build upon these successes by engaging in the following activities:

Here is a preview of some of the exciting activities of the Treatment Division for 2018:

  • Opening applications for the HIV 50+ Strong & Healthy 2018 USCA Scholarship (application available March 2, 2018 / application due date: June 1, 2018)
  • The Treatment Division will release a best practices guide for biomedical HIV prevention at USCA 2018 in Orlando, FL.
  • In the next few weeks, the Treatment Division will release Part II of the Blueprint for HIV Biomedical Prevention in collaboration with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center.
  • Our 50+ Strong and Healthy Program will host monthly webinars for long-term survivors.

For more information on NMAC’s Treatment Division, please visit our page.