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March 5, 2015

Massachusetts Statehouse

HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Funding Cut in Governor’s FY2016 Budget Proposal

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, HIV/AIDS | No Comments
Facing an enormous shortfall of over $1 billion in next year’s budget, Governor Baker released his proposal for fiscal year 2016 cutting $2.3 million in HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C funding. These reductions are concerning and could threaten the high quality, life-saving care that Fenway Health and other organizations provide to thousands of people living with HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C Virus infection  in the Commonwealth. Continued investment in HIV/AIDS prevention and care is critical to reducing the spread of the virus and optimizing health outcomes for people living with the disease. Over the last decade, persistent efforts to get people tested 
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