Five national non-partisan health organizations call on Congress to reject proposal in order to sustain public health programs
PRESS RELEASE - On March 16, 2017, President Trump released the administration’s initial budget request, which severely cuts funding to agencies responsible for protecting the public health and responding to infectious diseases, including HIV. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) faces an 18% cut to funding.
Five national non-partisan health organizations call on Congress and the Administration to sustain health insurance protections for people living with HIV
Washington, DC - On March 6, 2017, Republican members of the House of Representatives released proposed legislation to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which would significantly limit access to private insurance and Medicaid for those who need it most.
Washington, DC – The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) is very concerned that the Trump Administration has revoked federal guidelines outlining protections for transgender students under Title IX anti-discrimination statutes.
Part of NCSD’s “Condoms (STILL) Work!” Campaign, Three Jurisdictions Receiving Additional Condom Resources for Outreach to Populations Most at Risk for Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Unintended Pregnancy
NCSD has published a resource on Third Trimester Screening for Syphilis and HIV. This resource details the importance of screening during pregnancy, and lays out some current state policy trends regarding third trimester syphilis screening.