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HHS Grants $794 Million in Ryan White Funds to Improve HIV Services

HHS Grants $794 Million in Ryan White Funds to Improve HIV Services

WASHINGTON—The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded grants totaling $794 million to the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two US territories, to improve access to primary care, support services, and medications for HIV-infected individuals and their families.

The sum includes $528 million for assistance in paying for HIV medications for more than 78,000 HIV-positive, low-income patients. The grants are funded under the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, enacted in 1990.

 
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