Feds Award $2.21 Billion for HIV Care, Support Services, and Medication
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week announced awarding approximately $2.21 billion in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding to local governments, states, and community-based organizations in fiscal year 2021. The funding, issued by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), supports a comprehensive system of HIV primary medical care, medication, and essential support services necessary to improving the health outcomes of nearly 560,000 Americans with HIV.
Funding was awarded under multiple parts of the Ryan White Program, including for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), Early Intervention Services (EIS), and other medical and support services. Multiple jurisdictions in California were awarded funds to support this critical work.
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