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Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic results

Nov. 15, 2017 12:19 pm

Prevention Point Philadelphia marks 25 years of battling HIV, AIDS and the opioid epidemic

The Kensington nonprofit is celebrating a quarter-century tomorrow. Executive Director Jose Benitez weighs in on how it's evolved and what's next in the fight against overdoses — including the possibility of safe injection sites.
Get Covered Philly wants to help you get health insurance by Dec. 15 purpose

Nov. 13, 2017 7:22 am

Get Covered Philly wants to help you get health insurance by Dec. 15

The initiative aims to help Philadelphians who qualify for affordable plans and Medicaid obtain accurate information about health insurance before the shortened enrollment period ends.
10 health-focused Philly nonprofits just won $40,000 each funding

Nov. 9, 2017 11:46 am

10 health-focused Philly nonprofits just won $40,000 each

This year's GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards winners work in community safety, education, legal access and food access.
Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits people

Nov. 8, 2017 8:21 am

Power Moves: 9 hires, awards and board appointments at Philly nonprofits

Leadership additions at The Philadelphia Foundation, Penn's Kleinman Center, WXPN, Crozer-Keystone Community Foundation and more. Plus, the inaugural Lindy Fellows, and national kudos for ArtWell founder Susan Teegan.
Learn to design a healthier community at FitCityPHL purpose

Oct. 5, 2017 11:41 am

Learn to design a healthier community at FitCityPHL

Health Promotion Council's symposium focuses on the intersection of active design and public health. It's happening next week as part of DesignPhiladelphia.
PSA: The city is offering free depression screenings this week purpose

Oct. 3, 2017 10:10 am

PSA: The city is offering free depression screenings this week

As many as 85,000 adult Philadelphians have depression, according to the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services. Catch a screening at 14 locations on Thursday, Oct. 5.
Penn’s inaugural Calvin Bland Fellows are tackling health disparities for men and boys of color people

Sep. 29, 2017 12:25 pm

Penn’s inaugural Calvin Bland Fellows are tackling health disparities for men and boys of color

The fellowship is a collaboration between the Graduate School of Education, School of Social Policy and Practice and Penn Nursing. The three researchers were selected for their work with marginalized communities.
There’s an opioid epidemic in Camden, too. Here’s how one community health center is tackling it method

Sep. 22, 2017 12:42 pm

There’s an opioid epidemic in Camden, too. Here’s how one community health center is tackling it

Project H.O.P.E. takes a comprehensive, integrated approach when it comes to providing services for the homeless, many of whom are also dealing with opioid addiction. Successful treatment is about making a "partnership" with those who need help.
Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions method

Sep. 14, 2017 1:55 pm

Facing a warming planet, these organizers are offering their Philly neighborhoods hope and solutions

How Philly Thrive, 350.org Philadelphia and Earth Quaker Action Team are encouraging the city become a leader in renewable energy.
Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize results

Sep. 14, 2017 12:06 pm

Mazzoni Center front-line employees just voted to unionize

After months of controversy, staffers at the LGBTQ health organization will now be represented by Service Employees International Union.

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