HIV Testing Day Heralds A New Era In Florida

Groups throughout the state will participate in National HIV Testing Day, and this year’s events mark the coming of a new era in HIV testing strategy in Florida. Read more

The AIDS Institute comments on Cigna mail-order suit

April 29, 2015 -- Following a string of complaints aimed at eradicating discrimination against HIV patients by the nation’s major health insurers, a Fort Lauderdale resident has sued Cigna, claiming that the insurer forces HIV patients to obtain their medications solely through mail-order.  Carl Schmid, our Deputy Executive Director, says patient privacy is at risk in the mail-order system, particularly when medications are sent to homes, apartment complexes or even the workplace.  

The AIDS Institute's Carl Schmid on C-SPAN to discuss the Ryan White Program

August 12, 2014 - Discussion of The AIDS Institute's advocacy work and securing federal HIV funding. Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of Ryan White, interviewed about HIV/AIDS funding and advocacy. Click here to watch the video.

Roll Call: Protecting the Ryan White Program

August 12, 2014 -- "The Ryan White HIV/AIDS the safety net that provides treatment to those who, without the program, would never be able to afford the life-saving medications available today." -- Click here to read the article.

Future of Ryan White program not clear

July 31, 2014 - “When Jeanne [White-Ginder] came to Washington in 1990 to help pass the original program, she never dreamed of its...importance to people living with HIV and AIDS.”

Mother of Ryan White Visits Nation’s Capital, Asks Congress to Maintain Commitment to People with HIV

July 30, 2014 -  As the fight against HIV/AIDS turns a new corner...Jeanne White-Ginder – the mother of Ryan returned to our nation’s capital to remind lawmakers of the continued importance of maintaining...the Ryan White Program. Read the press release. 

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