It is with great pleasure that we mark January 4, 2010 as the official end to the HIV travel ban in the US.
You people are amazing! I've been tweeting calls as @phrTweets for you to ask your networks of friends and colleagues on Twitter to support PHR's work.
Ending HIV-related stigma and discrimination is critical for prevention, treatment and care for millions.
That is the tune being sung through harm reduction networks. I write to share very exciting news.Yesterday Congress ended the 22-year-old ban on federal funding of syringe exchange.
There has been considerable progress since my last update on needle exchange and appropriations. The Senate-House conference committee released a 2010 spending package which includes language ending the ban on federal funding of needle exchange and doesn't include the troubling 1,000-foot restriction that was in the original House language.