Today is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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.

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.

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 HIV care, 58 were retained in care, and 63 were virally suppressed.

Compared to all people with HIV, women have lower viral suppression rates.

PrEP Prevents HIV

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) can help prevent you from getting HIV if you are exposed.

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) can help prevent you from getting HIV if you are exposed.en have lower viral suppression rates.

It is one pill taken once a day.

Philadelphia FIGHT is committed to providing healthcare services, including PrEP, to all people regardless of health insurance status or ability to pay.

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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