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March is National Kidney Month

Data Chronic kidney disease (CKD) causes loss of kidney function over time and may lead to kidney failure or end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). More than 1 in 7 US adults may have chronic kidney disease. 90% do not know they have it. 1 in 3 adults with diabetes may have CKD. 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure may…

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Integral Molecular Partners with Pediatrics and Y-HEP Clinics

Integral Molecular, a research-driven biotechnology company based in University City, has partnered with FIGHT to provide financial and in-kind donations, as well as volunteer efforts, to support healthcare access and equity in Philadelphia. In addition to a $10,000 corporate donation, Integral Molecular employees organized a day of service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and…

American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA) Silver level recognition for blood pressure control support

Philadelphia FIGHT Recognized by American Heart Association

FIGHT Earns Silver level recognition in 2021 Target: BP Recognition Program Philadelphia FIGHT has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA) for our commitment to helping improve blood pressure (BP) control rates among our patients, earning Silver level recognition as part of the 2021 Target: BP Recognition Program. BUT, THERE…

National Black HIV AIDS Awareness

Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

In 2019, 40% of all people living with HIV were Black, despite comprising 12% of the U.S. population. Compared to other groups, Black/African-American gay and bisexual men had the highest number of new HIV diagnoses. Compared to all people with HIV, Black/African-American people had lower viral suppression rates. For every 100 Black/African-American people with HIV in 2018, 63 received some HIV care,…

Senator Street Stop by Diana Baldwin Clinic

Senator Street visits Diana Baldwin Clinic

Senator Street has long been an advocate for increasing drug and alcohol funding in Harrisburg. Philadelphia FIGHT’s New Beginning program was honored to have him come out and speak to our participants in the program and take a tour of our facility and hear about all the great things that are taking place in our…

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FIGHT awarded with Redefining American Healthcare Award

The Healthcare Leadership Council awarded FIGHT the Redefining American Healthcare Award. Recipients are organizations developing and activating cost-effective, measurable community programs promoting a patient-centered approach to care that considers outside social factors to achieve the best outcomes.

COVID Testing November 1 to December 2, 2021

FIGHT’s testing and vaccination efforts in the community

As we enter the 22nd month of the COVID-19 pandemic and with no end in sight, FIGHT has not lost its resolve. From the start of the pandemic, our community testing team has provided BARRIER FREE testing to people in our most vulnerable communities. With the help of Sunray Drugs, Norris Square Community Alliance, SEAMAAC…

Jen Wright

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Jen Wright

Jen Wright is the Administrative Director of the Community COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Team. Under their leadership, the team has tested over 16,000 people and supplied more than 4000 vaccines throughout Philadelphia.

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Dr. Jeffery Eugene

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Jeffrey is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. His clinical expertise is in adolescent and young adult primary care, gender affirming medical care, sexual and reproductive health, medical care for youth living with HIV, and eating disorders.


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