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AHF Applauds Appointment of Winnie Byanyima as Head of UNAIDS LOS ANGELES -Thursday 15 August 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AHF lauded today a historic decision by the United Nations Secretary-General to appoint Winnie Byanyima as the new Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Byanyima, who is a prominent Ugandan diplomat and humanitarian, will be the first...

AHF Praises World Bank for $300M to Fight Ebola in DRC -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today praised leaders at the World Bank for quickly committing $300 million in aid to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for its efforts to contain and eliminate an outbreak of Ebola in that country that has claimed nearly 1,700 lives. As...

AHF to WHO: Ebola Response, Too Little, Too Late! -Thursday 18 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The World Health Organization (WHO) has finally declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17 as a long overdue acknowledgement that the current Ebola outbreak remains uncontained and still poses a...

AHF: Clock Is Ticking, WHO – Act Now on Ebola! -Tuesday 16 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the first reported case of Ebola emerging this week in Goma, a populous city in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) next to the Rwandan city of Gisenyi, medical care providers and public health advocates from AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) are speaking out...

Ebola: AHF Africa Urges WHO to Accelerate Response; Faults African Union’s Silence -Wednesday 16 January 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization operating in 43 countries, is profoundly concerned with the rise in new Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fear of its spread if uncontained. The August 1, 2018 outbreak is now the second...

AHF Calls on UN Secretary-General to Dismiss UNAIDS Chief -Tuesday 18 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) urges UN Secretary-General António Guterres to immediately dismiss Michel Sidibé from his position as Executive Director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS). The Program Coordinating Board’s inaction to remove...

Ebola: How Many Must Die Before WHO Acts? asks AHF -Friday 14 December 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak in history recently spreading to a major city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Merck must do more to ensure all options are on the table to fight the virus, including ensuring...

AHF Kenya’s First Client Inspires Hope at 10th Anniversary Celebration! -Tuesday 11 September 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When Jane Atieno had a chance meeting with AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in Mombasa in 2008, she could not have known she would grace the stage 10 years later to share her story and the significant role AHF played in her life. In a room packed with staff, partners and...

AHF to WHO: Ebola History Cannot be Repeated -Thursday 24 May 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ebola is back and the world is once again threatened with a global public health crisis. If decisive actions are not taken by the World Health Organization (WHO) right now, we run the risk of revisiting the devastation the virus brought to West Africa in 2014. The previous...

For International Women’s Day, AHF AFRICA Says “Keep the Promise to Women!” -Thursday 8 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization operating in 39 countries, will mark International Women’s Day (IWD), a day of advocacy and celebration by and for women and girls, with events in over a dozen of AHF countries on or around March 8th....

AHF Uganda Cares Hits Milestone: Celebrates 15 Years of Service -Wednesday 13 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, commemorated an enviable milestone of supporting the government and people of Uganda with free HIV/AIDS services and treatment for 15 solid years. The celebration, which coincided with the 2017 World AIDS Day, put the spotlight on AHF’s...

AHF Zambia Donates 100,000 Sanitary Pads to First Lady of Zambia’s Foundation -Saturday 11 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Zambia has donated one hundred thousand sanitary pads to the Esther Lungu Foundation Trust (a brainchild of Her Excellency, The First Lady of Zambia - Madam Esther Lungu). The donation, which is part of AHF’s one million pad initiative for...

AHF Donates 1 Million Sanitary Pads, Calls on Governments to Support Menstrual Health for Girls -Saturday 14 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is putting the spotlight on menstrual health for young women and girls through the donation of one million sanitary pads to three countries in Africa: Uganda, Nigeria and Zambia. The symbolic gesture is in honor of the 2017 International Day of...

AHF Lights Up Zimbabwe with ‘Icon’ Gold Condom Launch -Saturday 30 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation last weekend painted the city of Harare Gold with the launch of its stylish and attractive ICON Gold Condom. The launch which held in one of the tertiary institutions had in attendance over five hundred students, and some representatives of the...

AHF Swaziland Kicks off 10 Years Anniversary Celebrations with Launch of Matsapha Clinic -Wednesday 27 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has officially launched its fifth Clinic in Swaziland -Matsapha Comprehensive Healthcare Clinic, in partnership with the Swaziland Ministry of Health and the Matsapha Town Council. The launch of the clinic signaled the commencement of...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Congratulates the Kingdom of Swaziland as New HIV Infections Fall by 44% -Friday 15 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global HIV/AIDS organization, congratulates Swaziland on its recent HIV/AIDS response milestone. Data presented at the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Science in Paris reveals that new HIV infections in...

AHF Stands with, and Offers Condolences to the People of Sierra Leone; and Donates Relief Materials to Mud Slide... -Wednesday 13 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the people of Sierra Leone grapple to get their lives back on track, following the devastating impact of the August 14th mudslide, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has expressed its deepest sympathy to Sierra Leoneans and donated relief materials to support...

AHF Stands with, and Offers Condolences to the People of Sierra Leone; Donates Relief Materials to Mud Slide Survivors -Wednesday 6 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the people of Sierra Leone grapple to get their lives back on track following the devastating impact of the August 14th mudslide, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has expressed its deepest sympathy to Sierra Leoneans and donated relief materials to support survivors....

Sierra Leone Awarded 5 Million Free Condoms from AHF Condom Bank -Sunday 3 September 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- During an official ceremony Thursday at the beach town resort of Lakka, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) handed over five million free LOVE Condoms to the Sierra Leone National HIV/AIDS Secretariat (NAS) as part of AHF’s innovative Global Condom Bank initiative. The...

Kenya’s Captains of Industries and Executives to Swing against HIV/AIDS at AHF Chairman’s Golf Tournament -Saturday 26 August 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Kenya’s captains of industries, government officials and executives will converge for the prestigious annual AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Kenya Chairman’s Golf Tournament at the Kiambu Golf Club in Nairobi. This year, the tournament shall reach about 350...

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