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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

 

NASTAD APPLAUDS USPSTF RECCOMENDATION FOR PREP; ACTION REQUIRED TO FULLY IMPLEMENT   
June 11, 2019

NASTAD ANNOUNCES 2019-2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
June 3, 2019

NASTAD TO PROVIDE TESTIMONY ABOUT PREP TO HOUSE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND REFORM
May 16, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: NASTAD BOARD MEMBER APPOINTED TO PACHA
March 14, 2019

PRESIDENT'S PLAN TO END NEW HIV INFECTIONS MUST LEVERAGE EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACHES TO END THE EPIDEMIC
February 6, 2019

NATION’S LEADING HIV, STD, AND HEPATITIS ORGANIZATIONS APPLAUD PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN SPENDING PACKAGE
September 28, 2018

STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO REALLOCATE HIV, VIRAL HEPATITIS, STD FUNDING FOR THE UNACCOMPANIED ALIEN CHILDREN PROGRAM
September 20, 2018

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