AHF Pharmacy Named Most Outstanding Pharmacy at 2016 Nicky Awards

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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AHF Pharmacy was named the 2016 Outstanding Pharmacy in San Diego at the
41st Annual Nicky Awards held on November 13th at
the Handlery Hotel. The AHF Pharmacy, located at 3940 4th Avenue in
Suite 150, has been serving the community since 1987, and was one of the
first pharmacies in the nation to fill prescriptions for AZT, one of the
game-changing AIDS treatments that began to slow the death rate during
the AIDS crisis of the early 1990s. AHF welcomed the pharmacy into its
network of sites in August 2012, and the San Diego pharmacy team has
been proudly serving the San Diego community under the leadership of Christian
Turner
, Pharm D.

“It’s truly been a pleasure and honor to be a part of the Hillcrest
community and to help ensure that our neighbors can access the
medications they need in a convenient and efficient way,” said Jonathan
Petrus
, Chief/National Bureau and Investment at AHF. “We are
honored to be recognized by the Nicky Awards this year and look forward
to many more years of serving the community.”

The Nicky Awards were established in 1974 by longtime gay activist
Nicole Ramirez. The Nicky Awards were also established to raise funds
for community causes and the 1st Nicky Awards were a benefit for the Gay
Center and the Metropolitan Community Church. Since 1970’s, the award
show has raised thousands of dollars for numerous LGBT causes and is one
of the longest running LGBT community award shows on the West Coast. The
awards have been called “The Gay Academy Awards of San Diego.”

“By showcasing excellence in the community, the Nicky Awards serve as
proof that every person has something important to contribute, the each
of us can make a difference,” said Governor Gray Davis in an earlier
statement. “This celebration is a tribute to the men and women of San
Diego’s LGBT community who work hard to improve the quality of life for
all.”

There are now a total of 13 AHF Pharmacy locations in California, 43
throughout the United States and medication delivery nationwide.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS
organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over
659,000 individuals in 37 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
Christopher
Johnson,
Associate Director of Communications
+1.323.960.4846
work
+1.310.880.9913 mobile
christopher.johnson@aidshealth.org