National Association of People With AIDS
Contact details for National Association of People With AIDS
Name: National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA) Address: 8401 Colesville Road Suite 750 Silver Spring Maryland 20910 United States Telephone: 240 247 0880 Fax: 240 247 0574 Website: www.napwa.org
About National Association of People With AIDS - NAPWA
The National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA) is the oldest national AIDS organization in the United States. NAPWA is also the oldest national network of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world.
A non for profit organization, NAPWA advocates on behalf of individuals living with AIDS and HIV and aims to end the pandemic and suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.
Around one million Americans are living with HIV and more than 40 million people around the worldwide are infected. Scientific and public understanding of the disease has improved significantly in recent years. Improved treatment and better care options exist - individuals living with HIV/AIDS live longer than ever before. Whilst there is still much to be done Government and community based programs have helped:
- develop and fund systems of care
- housing & other essential services