Academy Supports Food and Nutrition Services in the Ryan White Program

06/12/2015 - The Academy signed on to a letter sent by the Food is Medicine Coalition, to the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), which encouraged increased funding for food and nutrition services provided through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Act in the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The Food and Nutrition Services provided as covered services include medical nutrition therapy provided by registered dietitian nutritionists, as well as congregate meals, home-delivered meals, and food pantry and voucher programs; complementing the needs of PLWHA at any stage of their illness.