The Foundation for Aids Research

A nonprofit organization

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The Foundation for Aids Research's mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.


Mission

The Foundation for Aids Research's mission is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.

Programs

RESEARCH amfAR identifies critical gaps in our knowledge of HIV and AIDS, and supports groundbreaking studies that often lack the preliminary data required by more traditional funders. Through its Research program, amfAR is advancing efforts to prevent HIV infection in those who are vulnerable and to improve treatment, with the ultimate goal of eradicating the virus for people living with HIV infection. GLOBAL INITIATIVES Since its early days, amfAR has helped health-care workers and AIDS organizations in developing countries maximize local resources and implement effective research, treatment, prevention, and education strategies. In 2001 amfAR launched a major international initiative called TREAT Asia (Therapeutics Research, Education, and AIDS Training in Asia). This network of clinics, hospitals, and research institutions is working with civil society to ensure the safe and effective delivery of HIV/AIDS treatments throughout Asia and the Pacific. PUBLIC POLICY amfAR is a respected advocate of rational and compassionate AIDS-related public policy. Through its Public Policy program, amfAR advocates necessary increases in federal funding for HIV/AIDS research, including vaccine and microbicide research; a comprehensive national prevention strategy, including repeal of the current ban on federal funding for syringe exchange programs; expansion of access to care and treatment; and protection of the civil rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS. EDUCATION AND INFORMATION amfAR produces and distributes information on important AIDS-related research, treatment, prevention, and policy issues to a range of audiences and generates awareness of the need for more research, new treatments, and improved methods of prevention. The Foundation also helps raise standards of HIV/AIDS care by providing medical education to doctors and health-care workers in the United States and abroad.

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

The Foundation for Aids Research

Tax id (EIN)

13-3163817

Address

120 Wall St 13th Fl
New York, NY 10005

Phone

(212) 806-1600

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