Philadelphia FIGHT

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Antionette Lee
September 25, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Leaders of a Philadelphia nonprofit say they're addressing barriers to healthcare men encounter by bringing the doctors to the people at a free health fair this Saturday.
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June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event.
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Cherri Gregg
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is AIDS Education Month and Philadelphia Fight has organized a number of events designed to prevent HIV and get folks tested as the nonprofit celebrates 25 years of this monthlong event. "People are not going in to get treatment, people still lack access to care...
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Saturday is World AIDS Day, a time when the world unites in the fight against AIDS and supports those living with HIV. Local health care officials are taking a look at a recent uptick in new infections.
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Flashpoint
November 30, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Saturday is World AIDS Day, a time when the world unites in the fight against AIDS and supports those living with HIV, and Philadelphia health care officials are taking a look at a recent uptick in new infections. "The numbers of people who were using drugs have been...
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Digital Literacy Alliance grant winners 2018
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Hadas Kuznits
August 09, 2018 - 6:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A dozen local organizations received grants Thursday for their work in helping diverse populations understand how to use technology. Mayor Jim Kenney presented the second annual Digital Literacy Alliance grants at a ceremony held at the Free Library of Philadelphia,...
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Hepatitis C testing
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Mike Dougherty
July 27, 2018 - 10:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — July 28 is World Hepatitis Day , and Philadelphia is aiming to become the first city to eliminate the virus. Hepatitis C is sometimes a silent infection, lingering for years without sympoms. "Over time it can cause damage to the liver," said Dr. Stacey Trooskin, "and...
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Philadelphia FIGHT community health center
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Justin Udo
July 19, 2018 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia FIGHT community health centers service people battling illnesses such as HIV and hepatitis C. "We see a wide variety of folks who need a lot of support in managing their healthcare," said Juliet Fink Yates, the agency's chief education officer. She says...
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About 1,200 people attended the 24th annual End AIDS: HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 13, 2018 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As part of AIDS Education Month, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers hosted its annual summit to help raise awareness about HIV, AIDS and prevention. About 1,200 people attended the 24th annual End AIDS: HIV Prevention and Outreach Summit at the Pennsylvania...
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