HEAR. HELP. HEAL. HOPE.
The ADAP Advocacy Association
mission is to promote and enhance the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)
and improve access to care for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
works with advocates, community, health care, government, patients,
pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders to assure that access to
services recognize and afford persons living with HIV/AIDS to enjoy a healthy
is the only national grassroots organization focused exclusively on ADAPs
and ensuring that there are adequate resources nationwide to eliminate or
prevent waiting lists for services. Our purpose is to better engage people
living with HIV/AIDS by providing a platform whereby they can offer their
personal experiences, challenges, knowledge, insight and solutions to solving
this perpetual problem.
ADAP Advocacy Association Names 2015 ADAP Leadership Awards
Award Honorees Reflect Conferences "National Conversation"
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2015) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also
today announced the 2015 ADAP Leadership Awards honorees, which recognizes
individual, community, government, media and corporate leaders who are working
to improve access to care and treatment under the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs.
By: Marcus J. Hopkins, Blogger, Community Access National Network
September 2015 will mark the ADAP Advocacy Associations 8th Annual
ADAP Conference -- A National Conversation about the Ryan White CARE
Act and the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs -- an event that brings
together patients, advocates, activists, program coordinators, and government
administrators to discuss issues relevant to the AIDS Drugs Assistance Program
(ADAP). The conference is filled with educational and networking opportunities
designed to unite all parties in the conversation about what is most important
to people living with HIV/AIDS for whom access to ADAP is a vital part of
Prior to the start of this years conference, two free pre-conference
workshops are available on September 24th , 2015, focusing specifically on
the burgeoning healthcare crisis that is HCV. These two workshops
Nightmare in Appalachia: How Co- Infection is Disproportionately Impacting
Rural Communities and Tactical Changes: Why Comprehensive Harm Reduction
Policies Work will feature a group of panelists (myself, included)
who will help to lend some level of insight and expertise to what can often
be a confusing situation of which to keep track.
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ADAPs with Waiting Lists
(35 individuals in 1 state(s) on the ADAP Waiting List as of
July 28, 2014)
Source: The ADAP Watch, National Alliance of State &
Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD).
Eleven ADAPs have had cost-containment measures in place since April 1, 2013
(reported as of July 15, 2014).
No ADAPs currently anticipate additional cost-containment measures prior
to March 31, 2015.
to the ADAP Watch