NYC: AHF Pharmacy Hosts Grand Opening for New Chelsea Location on May 22nd

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AHF--AIDS
Healthcare Foundation
(AHF), the largest non-profit HIV/AIDS
healthcare provider in the U.S., which currently provides care and/or
services to more than 729,000 individuals in 39 countries worldwide,
continues to grow in New York. Now serving over 13,000 HIV+/- clients in
New York through its five Healthcare Centers – led by the Northern
Regional Medical Director Dr. Ricky Hsu – three AHF Pharmacies, an Out
of the Closet Thrift Store, and its ACQC
affiliate, AHF is proud to celebrate the grand opening of its newest AHF
Pharmacy in the New York City metro area, located at 365A W 28th
Street
in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. AHF will host a
ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception at the pharmacy on Monday, May
22
nd at 10:00 a.m. Adjacent to AIDS
Healthcare Foundation’s Chelsea Healthcare Center, led by Dr. Robert
Chavez
, the pharmacy will offer pharmacy services Monday – Friday
from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.



WHAT:
Ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception for grand
opening of AHF Pharmacy in Chelsea

WHEN:
Monday, May 22nd, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Reception to immediately follow

WHERE:
365A W 28th Street
New York, NY 10001

WHO:

  • Dr. Benjamin Tsoi, MD, MPH, Deputy Director of HIV
    Prevention, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • AHF Pharmacy and Healthcare Center staff

AHF
Pharmacy
is a full-service facility staffed with pharmacists who
specialize in HIV/AIDS medications (as well as general pharmacy
services) that provide clients with access to the additional
specialists, medications and services they need to be as healthy as
possible. Revenues generated from AHF Pharmacy help contribute to caring
for AHF patients around the world and 96 cents of every dollar earned at
the pharmacy supports AHF’s global and national HIV/AIDS services,
including treatment, testing, and advocacy.

“AHF Pharmacy is excited to expand our pharmacy services in New York
City through our new location in Chelsea,” said AHF Chief Pharmacy
Officer Scott Carruthers. “By making pharmacy services available
adjacent to our AHF Healthcare Center, we strive to make accessing the
lifesaving medications our patients need as convenient as possible to
encourage adherence to their treatment regimens and drive down the rates
of new HIV infections in New York.”

“Each day we’re working to be a trusted, dependable medical partner and
pharmacy provider in the communities we serve,” said AHF Northern
Regional Medical Director Ricky Hsu. “AHF’s healthcare and
pharmacy location in the heart of Chelsea is set up to be a convenient
place for our patients to see a doctor, pick up meds, and stay healthy
in the busy city.”

There are now three AHF
Pharmacy
 locations in New York City, 43 in the United States and
medication delivery is offered nationwide.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS
organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over
729,000 individuals in 39 countries worldwide in the US, Africa, Latin
America/Caribbean, the Asia/Pacific Region and Eastern Europe. To learn
more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org,
find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth
and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare
and Instagram: @aidshealthcare


Contacts

AHF
Ged Kenslea, Senior Director, Communications
+1.323.308.1833
work
+1.323.791.5526 mobile
gedk@aidshealth.org
or
AHF
Christopher
Johnson,
Associate Director of Communications
+1.323.960.4846
work
+1.310.880.9913 mobile
christopher.johnson@aidshealth.org