Nationally, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. This year, SAAM is celebrating its 17th anniversary with the theme “Embrace Your Voice” to help individuals, communities and the private sector understand how they can take…
Annually, April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). The day was created to educate the public about the impact of HIV/AIDS on young people and to highlight the work going on across the country to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
National Doctor’s Day is a holiday which is celebrated on March 30th in the United States. It is a holiday that honors physicians for the work they do for their patients, the communities they work in and for society as a whole.
National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. “Go Further with Food” is the theme for 2018, and its importance is timely…
March 20, 2018 marks National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a time to recognize the impact of HIV/AIDS on Native Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.
The Women’s HIV Research Collaborative honors all the women and girls who advance HIV research as scientists, advocates, and participants in studies! Learn More About WHRC
Philadelphia FIGHT, Health Partners Plans (HPP), and Broad Street Ministry have created a groundbreaking collaboration to improve access to health care for people with chronic health conditions and homelessness. Check out this great article in the Philadelphia Tribune.
FIGHT would like to congratulate the Philadelphia Eagles on their triumphant Super Bowl win! Go birds!
FIGHT would like to thank all of the amazing volunteers that helped to paint our Institute for Community Justice (ICJ) over MLK Day weekend. Over 100 volunteers from around Philadelphia came together to bring renewed life into ICJ’s Reentry Center. The project was a huge community collaboration and would not have happened without the generosity…
Dr. Mathilde Krim, the founder and guiding spirit behind the American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) died yesterday at the age of 91. Dr Krim was a noted researcher at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City when the AIDS epidemic struck in the 1980’s.
Your Philadelphia FIGHT family wishes you a holiday season filled with peace and love and a very happy new year! In acknowledgment of the holidays, our offices will be closed: December 25, Christmas Day December 26 January 1, New Year’s Day
Thank you to everyone that attended our Ninth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast on December 1st at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel.