My name is Jacqueline and I want you to know that Ryan White services are needed very badly for those who are living with HIV/AIDS. A lot of the people who are infected need this. Here is why: without help from Ryan White, a lot of people who are infected with this virus cannot afford the medicine. The cost of the medicine is extremely high, and not everyone is working a $20,000/year job. People also need dental care, which they can get through Ryan White programs. People living with HIV need to stay in care so that we as a country can stop this virus from spreading even more than it already has. Please don’t cut Ryan White funding.
Take action now!
- Tell your legislators to continue to support the Ryan White program.
- Do you live in a state that has not expanded Medicaid? Let your legislators know how important Medicaid expansion is to your state.
- Check out advocacy tools and resources for Ryan White in Tennessee.
Co-sponsors: AIDS United, Southern AIDS Strategy Initiative, Southern AIDS Coalition, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School, HIVHealthReform.org, HIV Prevention Justice Alliance, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.
This campaign has been made possible by the generous support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Category: Ryan White. Real Lives.