amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research
amfAR’s public policy office in Washington, D.C., educates policy makers, the media, and the public about evidence-based policies to address HIV/AIDS in the U.S. and around the world.
In one of its final acts of 2015, Congress eased restrictions on funding for syringe exchange programs.
Assessing the state of harm reduction interventions to prevent and treat HIV among people who inject drugs worldwide
New database enables users to access and understand PEPFAR programs and priorities at a deeper level than was previously possible.
Over 3 million Americans have hepatitis C virus (HCV), and an estimated 75% are undiagnosed. But the CDC’s HCV surveillance system is seriously underfunded.
amfAR’s issue briefs and short films make a convincing case for ending the ban on federal funding for syringe services programs.
In one of its final acts of 2015, Congress quietly lifted the longstanding ban on federal funding for syringe services programs (SSPs)—but not entirely.
This amfAR special report describes how implementation science can improve access to HIV testing and treatment among key populations.
The number of Americans (3.2 million) living with chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is nearly five times the population of Washington, DC
Syringe services programs (SSPs) are proven to be a highly effective—and cost-effective—method of infectious disease prevention.
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