2M slated for Puerto Ricans with HIVAIDS

first_imgIt’s unclear exactly how many patients are waiting for their medication.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements Top Stories Comments   Share   SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Rico is slated to receive more than $2 million in federal funds to help those on a waiting list for HIV/AIDS medication.Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi said Tuesday that the money will target patients lacking health insurance. The announcement comes after the U.S. territory recently received $17 million to boost prevention and treatment programs in metropolitan areas.More than 44,000 people on the island of nearly 4 million inhabitants have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to helpcenter_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day Sponsored Stories Arizona families, Arizona farms: A legacy of tradition embracing animal care and comfort through modern technology Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, familylast_img