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Salk Fellowship Brings Campaign Approach to Medical Error

As the United States prepares for an important election year, the discussion of health care has once again taken center stage, yet the unconscionable tragedy of deaths from medical error continues to be ignored. Following the first Wor...
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JHF Staff Profile: Hanifa Nakiryowa, Global Health Associate

  If you want to learn about resilience, meet Hanifa Nakiryowa. Even as a child, Hanifa challenged the norms in a society where women are expected to be subservient to the men in their lives. She earned a bachelor's degree in educ...
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Youth Advocates Visit Legislators in Harrisburg for Mental Health Awareness Day

On May 6th, 19 youth advocates from southwestern Pennsylvania traveled to Harrisburg for Mental Health Awareness Day. The students represented 13 high schools in Allegheny and Beaver Counties, including; Aliquippa, Baldwin, Beaver, Bea...
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Building a Youth Advocacy Movement: Local Students Present at Rep. Dan Miller's Mental Health Summit

The teenagers participating in JHF's Youth Advocacy Network opened their session at the State Rep. Dan Miller's Disability and Mental Health Summit on March 14 by asking participants: Have you ever been passionate about something? Have...
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A Tribute to Rob Restuccia, an Ally in Healthcare Reform

The Foundation mourns the loss of Rob Restuccia, a longtime friend and ally who was a national leader in healthcare reform. Restuccia died March 3 at the age of 69 from pancreatic cancer. Restuccia created a grassroots movement in Mass...
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