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 Issues Call for Nominations for
its 2015 Annual ADAP Leadership Awards
Awards to recognize leaders who are working to improve access to care
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2015) - The ADAP Advocacy Association, also known
today opened nominations for its 2015 Annual ADAP Leadership Awards. The
awards recognize individual, community, government and corporate leaders
who are working to improve access to care and treatment under the AIDS Drug
to submit nomination.
Needed a Second Change to Finish First
By: Brandon M. Macsata, CEO, ADAP Advocacy Association
The iconic 1986 Hollywood blockbuster, Hoosiers starring Gene Hackman, was
based on the true story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team
that won the state championship despite all of the odds.
It was a triumph of the human spirit, inspiring viewers of all ages. The
movie's tag line, "They needed a second change to finish first," is
a reminder that ordinary people can do extraordinary things.
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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