Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

HOW HHS ANNOUNCES RYAN WHITE HIV/AIDS PROGRAM GRANTS! (987 hits)


For Immediate Release From HHS!

HHS Awards $2.27 Billion in Grants to Help Americans Access HIV/AIDS Care, Support Services, and Medication.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today approximately $2.27 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants were awarded to cities, counties, states, and local community-based organizations in fiscal year (FY) 2019. This funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supports a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, medication, and essential support services to more than half a million people with HIV in the United States.

“The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has played a major role in the in the improved outcomes we see for Americans with HIV,” said HHS Secretary Alex Azar. “Thanks to expanded access to treatment and medical advances, HIV/AIDS has gone from being a likely death sentence to a condition that allows a nearly normal lifespan if properly treated. Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program clients, despite often very challenging circumstances, have a viral suppression rate that far exceeds the national average. The successes of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program are in part thanks to how the program cares for the needs of the whole person, including non-health factors. With President Trump’s new initiative to end the HIV epidemic in America by 2030, we will build on the successes of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to connect Americans, especially in the communities most at risk, to the treatment and prevention services they need.”

"For nearly three decades, HRSA’s Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has played a critical role in the United States' response to ending the HIV epidemic,” said HRSA Acting Administrator Tom Engels. "These grants will help ensure that Americans with HIV/AIDS have access to life-saving care and treatment needed to improve their health quality and medical outcomes."

Read the full article HERE and #GetCovered:

https://www.hhs.gov/about/news/2019/10/25/hhs-awards-2-billion-grants-help-americans-access-hiv-care-services-medications.html?utm_source=LINKEDIN&utm_medium=LINKEDIN_COMPANY&utm_content=100001006474858&utm_campaign=Engagement&linkId=100000008709047
Posted By: agnes levine
Saturday, October 26th 2019 at 10:48AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
HOW OBAMA FOUNDATION CONTINUES BHM, NAVY ROTC PROGRAM, RURAL COMMUNITY COLLEGES RESOURCES, ...
HOW GULLAH STATESMAN ROBERT SMALLS WENT FROM SLAVERY TO CONGRESS! DID YOU KNOW?
LOPnewsmag Up and Out in 2020! Obama Foundation News, Md Developmental Disability Coalition News....
IT'S HERE! LOPnewsmag XIV SPECIAL EDITION POPE FRANCIS IN JAPAN, OBAMA ASIA-PACIFIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, ACA..
HOW LOPnewsmag FEATURES OBAMA SUMMIT & KEEPSAKES, ADHD AWARENESS MONTH, CHADD, ...
HOW OBAMA FOUNDATION HAS EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR OBAMA INTERNSHIPS..APPLY NOW, #ObamaSummit!
HOW ROSH HASHANA IS CELEBRATED AROUND THE GLOBE BY SHAVEI ISRAEL!
HOW FDA EXPANDS RECALL ON BLOOD PRESSURE MEDICATION: LOSARTAN!
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America
www.100blackmen.org

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)
www.bampac.org

Black America Study
www.blackamericastudy.com

Black America Web
www.blackamericaweb.com

CNN Black In America Special
www.cnn.com/blackinamerica

NUL State of Black America Report
www.nul.org

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 178984 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 20595 blog subscribers!
brother marcus! has logged 15780 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 11660 blog subscribers!
harry watley has logged 11440 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Compensation Director with Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA.
High School Engineering and Design Instructor with Milton Hershey School in Hershey, PA.
Applied Health Science Lecturer with Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA.
Regional Director of Development, Southeastern States with University of Michigan, LSA Advancement in Ann Arbor, MI.
Assistant to the Dean with Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT.
>> more | add