House Approps Subcommittee Excludes Funding For PrEP Program

By Gabrielle Wanneh / June 29, 2022 at 5:41 PM
The House Appropriations health subcommittee excluded a national program to boost access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) from the spending bill it passed June 23, but the bill would increase spending over President Joe Biden’s budget proposal for many other HIV-related programs. Advocates for HIV patients are now lobbying Senate appropriators for PrEP funding. Executive Director for the HIV + Hepatitis Policy Institute Carl Schmid said he is disappointed over the exclusion of PrEP funding and hopes that the Senate Appropriations...

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