Bloomberg Law
July 15, 2021, 5:11 PM

HIV Advocates Urge Feds to Invest in Social Needs, Curb Stigma

Lesley Torres
Lesley Torres

Advocacy groups for people with HIV are calling for federal investment in affordable housing, food security, and other social programs as part of the U.S.'s broader fight against the epidemic.

The policy push by the U.S. People Living with HIV Caucus highlights how the government should look beyond medication to address disparities, reduce stigma, and ensure better quality of life for those living with HIV.

“When we think about responding to HIV, we almost always think in terms of health care but it should be about investing in a broader network of social services,” Jeffrey Crowley, program director of the ...

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