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- Write a 1-page document to hand to a legislator about the pros of an HIV/AIDS policy. Use the sample memo attached.

- Use appropriate references if indicated so your legislator may understand why he or she should support the potential policy. They have little time and need a brief, concise overview of what the policy entails and why they should support its passage.

- Include a recommended course of legislative action to change public policy that contributes to the greater good of health care.


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Hi, This should be enough to help guide you. Thanks for using BrainMass as usual and for requesting me. Thank you and we hope to see you again soon.

Dr. J

January 14, 2013

Madame Nancy Pelosi
House of Representatives
90 7th Street, Suite 2-800
San Francisco, CA 94103

Dear Madame Pelosi:

For almost 20 years now, federal programs and Welvista have tremenduosly improved the lives of individuals and families throughout San Francisco; particularly the poor with little to no access to health insurance and maintainance drugs they need in order to live healthfully. With the start of the 2013 New Year however, the need for HIV/AIDS policies and updates to existing procedures still remains. To date, we still have over 1800 individuals on waiting list for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). As such, we need your help in increasing funding and investing in ADAP will ensure that needy individuals living with the disease have ample access to life-saving HIV medications. Madame Pelosi, we thank you for your work particularly with HIV in the past, however as you consult with your planning and transition team and policy advisors about state and national issues this year, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the 1800 (known ...

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The following posting discusses the pros of an HIV/AIDS policy.