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Who We Are

NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. and around the world. Our singular mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions. We do this work by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.

Where We Work

NASTAD represents public health officials in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Islands. NASTAD also supports partner governments in Africa, the Central America region, and the Caribbean region.

Our Mission

NASTAD’s mission is to end the intersecting epidemics of HIV, viral hepatitis, and related conditions by strengthening domestic and global governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice.

OUR EXPERTISE

Our staff are authorities on a variety of topics related to HIV and hepatitis care and prevention, including:

  • Health care access and linkage, retention, and re-engagement in care
  • Health systems integration
  • Health equity, including serving Black and LGBTQ communities
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs)
  • Ryan White CARE Act
  • Drug and pharmaceutical pricing
  • Drug user health, including overdose prevention and syringe access
  • HIV prevention
  • HIV decriminalization
  • Health department infrastructure
  • Optimizing global public health systems

KEY RELEASES

PRESIDENT’S BUDGET PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR ENDING THE HIV EPIDEMIC WHILE MAKING DEEP CUTS TO VITAL SAFETY-NET PROGRAMS
February 12, 2020

NASTAD ANNOUNCES DR. STEPHEN LEE AS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
February 3, 2020

PROPOSED CHANGES TO MEDICAID WILL HARM PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV AND HEPATITIS
January 30, 2020

UTAH CANCELS INNOVATIVE CONDOM CAMPAIGN  
January 17, 2020

$13.5 MILLION IN FUNDING ANNOUNCED TO DEVELOP PLANS TO END THE HIV EPIDEMIC
October 4, 2019

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