International Work

FIGHT for Ghana 1

Philadelphia FIGHT is teaming up with the Ghana AIDS Commission to bring vital resources to country. Funds are needed to support the prevention of new HIV infections, treatment, care and support of those currently living with HIV.

FIGHT for Ghana 2

FIGHT for Ghana

Specifically, the funds raised in this collaboration are being used to support peer education, so that everyone knows, no one must face HIV alone. FIGHT is also working with the Ghana AIDS Commission to help in their efforts to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and reduce the overwhelming amount of stigma people with HIV face each and every day. You can designate a donation to help end AIDS in Ghana by selecting designation dropdown.

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Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring fellows, residents and students.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who joins Philadelphia FIGHT as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He completed his undergraduate training in Biology and Psychology from Union College, his medical school training at Albany Medical College, his residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, and his Chief Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center

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