My Hero Gala’s Daniela and Bernard Chappard Award honoree announced: Azul Positivo

AID FOR AIDS International recognizes the work of Azul Positivo through the Bernard and Daniela Chappard Award for HIV Prevention Azul Positivo, a Venezuelan-based nonprofit that works to educate and raise awareness of HIV prevention, will receive this year’s Daniela and Bernard Chappard Award for HIV Prevention for their work in Venezuela. A selection committee, made up…

My Hero Award 2022 Michael Weinstein

My Hero Gala Honoree Announced: Michael Weinstein

Michael Weinstein, Founder and President of AIDS Healthcare Foundation, will be receiving the 2022 My Hero Award in recognition of his leadership of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and their work in providing cutting-edge medicine and advocacy to people with HIV around the world.   AHF’s efforts have been pivotal in raising awareness and increasing…

Jesús Aguais in a field trip in Cucuta, Colombia

AID FOR AIDS in El Español: Jesús Aguais, the Venezuelan who recycles AIDS medicine from NY: “There should be no one with HIV”

His NGO, AID FOR AIDS, has been working since 1996 to provide access to the most vulnerable population, especially in Latin America, to antiretrovirals that allow a person with HIV to lead a normal life.   Jesús Aguais left his native Venezuela behind to land in New York in 1989. At just over 20 years…