AIDS Foundation of Chicago

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The AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) is a non-profit organization based in Chicago and which is active in the field of HIV/AIDS. Its mission is to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and to improve the lives of people affected by HIV and AIDS.

History[edit]

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago was founded in 1985.[1] In 2012, the organization established community-based HIV testing and partnerships with medical homes to initiate care within 72 hours for individuals found to be HIV positive.[2]

Partners[edit]

The AFC was one of the founding organizations of the International Rectal Microbicide Advocates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Milestones". aidschicago.org. 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Foundation Develops Community-Based HIV Testing and Partnerships With Medical Homes, Leading to More Timely Linkages to Care for Newly Diagnosed Patients". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2014-02-26. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 

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