Each summer, FIGHT works with Bridging the Gaps students representing health and social service disciplines, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, public health and related fields.
It is with heartbreaking sadness that we announce that Jules Buchanan, one of FIGHT’s Project TEACH instructors, has passed away. Jules was a ray of sunshine to so many of the staff and participants. He was and is simply irreplaceable. Jules was joy.
It is with great sadness that we announce that Paul Yabor, an AIDS Activist and member of the FIGHT Community passed away. Paul was known across the Philadelphia region as a tireless champion of the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS.
Celebrate the start of AEM with the Opening Reception and Award Ceremony! Join us for hors d’oeuvres and great conversation as we present the annual Kiyoshi Kuromiya Award for Prevention to Cleve Jones and Roy Hayes.
DISCOVER is a new clinical study to evaluate if a once-daily investigational medicine can help reduce the risk of getting HIV infection from sex (PrEP). If you are accepted, you will receive study-related exams, lab tests, and study medicine at no cost.
PrEP is one pill swallowed once a day that can prevent HIV infection by more than 95%. Philadelphia FIGHT is committed to providing access to PrEP to all individuals, regardless of their health insurance status or ability to pay.
On January 26th, FIGHT Chief Operating Officer Barbara Bungy received the Healthcare Innovator Award from the Social Innovations Journal. Barbara was one of three finalists for the award and received the most public votes.
On Wednesday January 25th, FIGHT hosted the kick-off for AIDS Education Month 2017, attended by over 300 planning partners, community members and AEM Co-chair, Reggie Shuford from ACLU-PA and FIGHT Board Secretary Lovada Washington.
We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of our Project TEACH20 program on December 9th! We want all TEACH alums to be there!
Click the link below for a list of closings during the 2016 holiday season!
The Faith Leaders’ Network of Philadelphia FIGHT will present the Eighth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, December 1, 2016 from 8:00 to 10:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 237 S. Broad St, Philadelphia.
Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers is proud to announce it will be part of one of the world’s largest research projects to find a cure for HIV. The research grant, announced today by The National Institutes of Health (NIH).