Dr. Deborah Parham-Hopson, Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS, Health Resources and Services Administration at HHS, stated recently
We in HAB, HRSA and the Department are very concerned that people living with HIV have access to care and treatment. As of today, eleven States have a total of 1,924 people on waiting lists for access to their Ryan White AIDS Drug Assistance Programs. This represents an increase of 269 people in the last week and an increase 730 people during the month of June. I have not seen such rapid increased demand for ADAP during my entire 8 year tenure as Bureau Director.
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