Health and Human Services

Health and Human Services

Affordable Care Act to Benefit 47 Million Women Beginning August 1

Affordable Care Act to Benefit 47 Million Women Beginning August 1
For the first time ever, women will have access to even more life-saving preventive care free of charge, the HHS reports. ...
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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Commits to Fight HIV/AIDS with New Public-Private Partnerships

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Commits to Fight HIV/AIDS with New Public-Private Partnerships
Four specific public-private initiatives were announced to improve access to HIV care and align with the administration’s goal of an AIDS-free generation. ...
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Health and Human Services Awards $80 Million in Grant Funding to Low-Income HIV/AIDS Patients

Health and Human Services Awards $80 Million in Grant Funding to Low-Income HIV/AIDS Patients
Approximately $69 million will be sent to 25 states and territories through the Ryan White AIDS Drug Assistance Program and based on estimates provided by the states, will eliminate any waiting lists. ...
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Health and Human Services LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee Report Released

Health and Human Services LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee Report Released
The LGBT Issues Coordinating Committee Report outlines accomplishments of the last year and sets new goals for the coming year. ...
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National Association of the Deaf Issues Statement Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Rights

National Association of the Deaf Issues Statement Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Rights
The NAD supports national, state and local policy or legislative initiatives that promote the right to marriage equality for all people, including GLBT deaf and hard of hearing individuals. ...
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Sen. Patty Murray Supports New HHS Study, Pushes to Update Policy Banning Gay Blood Donation

Sen. Patty Murray Supports New HHS Study, Pushes to Update Policy Banning Gay Blood Donation
Currently, any man who has had sex with another man since 1977 is banned for life from donating blood. ...
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White House: New Initiative Responds to Gender-Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response

White House: New Initiative Responds to Gender-Based Violence as Part of Global HIV Response
Through the GBV small grants program, grassroots organizations will receive support to prevent and respond to GBV, helping to address the structural drivers of both violence and HIV. ...
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