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.
Congratulations to FIGHT’s Dr. Stacey Trooskin and the entire C A Difference program for successfully lobbying the Pennsylvania Department of Health to change the state’s Medicaid policy to expand coverage of life-saving drugs to treat Hepatitis C!
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.
Beginning on June 1st, FIGHT will host the 23rd annual AIDS Education Month (AEM), a series of events throughout Philadelphia to increase AIDS awareness and to bring people together to find strategies to combat the virus. Register Now
C a Difference is a comprehensive hepatitis C (HCV) testing and linkage-to-care program at FIGHT. C a Difference provides care for patients diagnosed with chronic HCV those at risk for HCV infection.
Join FIGHT as we acknowledge National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with a community health fair!
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.