FIGHT News and Announcements

I can't Wait - World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day

About five percent of Philadelphia residents have a past or current hepatitis A, B, or C infection. Many people are unaware of their infection. Hepatitis C (or HCV) is the most common blood-borne viral infection in the US. If left untreated it can lead to serious liver problems such as cirrhosis or cancer. There are…

monkey pox blisters

Image Examples of Monkeypox Blisters

The monkeypox rash progresses over time from bumps and blisters to scabs. They will eventually heal completely. This usually takes 2-4 weeks. The monkeypox blisters may be itchy or painful but are not always. People with monkeypox are most contagious and can infect other people while they have a rash with bumps and blisters. It…

Notice of Potential Data Event

On November 30, 2021, Philadelphia FIGHT was the victim of a criminal cyberattack that may impact the confidentiality and privacy of patient information.  As soon as we discovered this attack, we disconnected our network from the Internet, stopping the criminal attack, launched an investigation into the nature and scope of the event with the assistance…

National Transgender HIV Testing Day

National Transgender HIV Testing Day

April 18 is National Transgender HIV Testing Day, a day to recognize the importance of routine HIV testing, status awareness, & continued focus on HIV prevention & treatment for transgender & nonbinary people.

Women's Health

Focus on Women’s Health

The Women’s Program supports HIV-positive women to heal, grow, maintain health, and achieve their goals. Our Mission The Women’s Program is committed to excellent care for women living with HIV that is comprehensive, team-based, and respectful of diverse cultural backgrounds and spiritual traditions. We partner with women living with HIV to heal, grow, maintain health,…

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

According to the CDC, Women aged 25 to 34 had the highest number of new HIV diagnoses in 2018. Black and African-American women continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV. Compared to all people with HIV, women have lower viral suppression rates. For every 100 women overall diagnosed with HIV in 2018, 76 received some…

kidney infographic

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…

Volunteer at FIGHT

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…

Jen Wright

In The Spotlight

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

Dr JJeffery Eugene

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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