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Press Release

AHF Milestone: 820,000 Lives In Care!

AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Posted on: 22 Nov 17

As AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) celebrates its 30th Anniversary and World AIDS Day on December 1st through a series of free music concerts, testing drives and special events around the world, AHF is proud to announce that its medical providers and staff are, as of November 14th, currently providing HIV/AIDS medical care and services to over 833,000 patients worldwide. To mark reaching—and then quickly surpassing—its 820,000 patient milestone in September, AHF has launched a multi-city celebratory outdoor advertising campaign in cities including: Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland, CA; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Miami and West Palm Beach, FL; Chicago, IL; Baton Rouge, LA; Cleveland and Columbus, OH; Dallas and Houston, TX; and Brooklyn, NY.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171122005636/en/

As of September 2017, AIDS Healthcare Foundation has over 820,000 patients in care around the world. (Photo: Business Wire)

Through and beyond World AIDS Day, AHF will roll out billboards declaring “820,000 Lives In Care” in Los Angeles, Oakland, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Baton Rouge, Atlanta, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County, West Palm Beach, Cleveland and Columbus. The “820,000 Lives In Care” ads will also be featured on transit lines, shelters and/or bus benches in Oakland, Miami, Brooklyn, and Washington, DC.

Download hi-res images of the billboards by clicking here .

“It’s truly remarkable to consider that AHF originated from a small group of activists who came together to fight a dangerous attempt to quarantine AIDS patients in Los Angeles and has now grown to be the world’s largest AIDS organization today with over 820,000 individuals in 39 countries,” said AHF President MichaelWeinstein. “As we near our next major milestone of having one million men, women and children in our care worldwide, we call upon the U.S. and foreign governments to keep the promise to combat and end the global AIDS epidemic. With millions of lives potentially at stake, I am confident that the leadership of AHF’s domestic and global programs has the capability, and the will, to keep breaking international barriers and extending our reach into even more countries and communities around the world.”

AHF provides medical care and services in nearly 300 global clinics in 39 other countries including:

THE AMERICAS—11 countries, including: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, ParaguayandPeru(as well as the previously cited United States).

AFRICA—11 countries, including: Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia.

ASIA—9 countries, including: Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

EUROPE—7 countries, including: Estonia, Greece, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia and Ukraine.

In addition, AHF operates 48 free HIV/AIDS healthcare centers in 15 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. (California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Washington [state] and Washington, DC).

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over 833,000 individuals in 39 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org, find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare.

View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171122005636/en/

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Last updated on: 22/11/2017

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