Birmingham AIDS Outreach

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Fri December 7, 2012

Birmingham-Area Project Gets AIDS Grant

AIDS United is awarding $750,000 to a joint program in Birmingham to fight HIV/AIDS.

An AIDS-fighting charity is providing almost $750,000 to help combat the disease in central Alabama.

AIDS United awarded the grant to a new joint effort between the University of Alabama at Birmingham's 1917 Clinic and Birmingham AIDS Outreach.

The money will fund Birmingham Access to Care, a three-year program that's the first of its kind in Alabama.

The program will identify people living with HIV or AIDS who are no longer receiving the care they need and try to get them back into the system.

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