Stuart Fisk Embodies Health Activism

Everyone deserves access to compassionate health care, and few know this as well as Stuart Fisk, CRNP. His life's work has been dedicated to HIV activism, research, prevention, and care for persons living with HIV disease. Fisk's work ...
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600,000 Households Receive PSAs on HIV Services as Part of New AIDS Free Pittsburgh Marketing Campaign

There are over 3,000 people living with HIV in southwestern Pennsylvania, and AIDS Free Pittsburgh is committed to ensuring care is available and eliminating the spread of new cases. In a broad marketing campaign for HIV services in th...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Organizes Fast-Track Cities Implementation Workshop

Community, civic, and public health stakeholders gathered in-person and virtually to discuss the current state of HIV in Pittsburgh and generate a dialogue for Pittsburgh's next steps in addressing barriers, gaps, and health inequities...
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Too Hot for July Takes to the Streets in a Triumphant Return

After a two-year hiatus, Too Hot For July, Pittsburgh's only HIV Biomedical Awareness Event, made its triumphant in-person return on June 2 outside KLVN Coffee Lab in Larimer. Hosted by AIDS Free Pittsburgh in partnership with True T P...
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PA Department of Health Awards Ryan White Program over $10 Million for Services for People Living with HIV

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's (JHF) HIV/AIDS program has been awarded over $10 million from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) for the 2022–2023 fiscal year, which will be used to improve the quality of and access to m...
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JHF Seeks Proposals to Offer HIV/AIDS Services

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) is seeking proposals from interested and qualified agencies to provide services for those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS through two Requests for Proposals (RFPs). Proposals should address p...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2021) – On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest and only city in Pennsylvania to join a global network committed to ending the HIV epidemic...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest member of a global network of over 300 U.S. cities and municipalities committed to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030. Through the ...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Welcomes New Staff Member Emma Seagle

In October, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation welcomed Emma Seagle, MPH, the new program officer working with the HIV/AIDS team to support JHF's Ryan White Part B contract, the statewide Minority AIDS Initiative, and AIDS Free Pittsburg...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Attends Millvale Pride

On June 26, public health initiative AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) participated in Millvale's inaugural, volunteer-driven PRIDE event. This was the first outreach table that AFP hosted since COVID-19 cases were identified in the U.S. AFP ...
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Save the Date: Too Hot for July 2021 on Sept. 10

Too Hot for July (TH4J) returns live, in person, and safely outdoors this year on Friday, September 10th at Spirit Bar in Lawrenceville. The annual HIV awareness event is hosted by AIDS Free Pittsburgh, in partnership with True T Pgh. ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and Highmark Foundation Award $90,000 in HIV Screening Grants to Local Organizations

AIDS Free Pittsburgh and the Highmark Foundation awarded four Allegheny County healthcare providers grants to pilot new HIV screening projects for high-risk populations. Grantees Community Human Services Project Silk, UPMC St. Margaret...
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Dr. Ken Ho Leverages Insights from Innovative HIV/AIDS Work to Help Examine Disparities and Advance Community Health Throughout Pandemic

 Why HIV experts turned into some of the best COVID-19 leaders When the threat of COVID-19 descended, University of Pittsburgh infectious disease expert Ken Ho, MD, MPH was well-primed to step up to the challenge. For 14 years, Dr...
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PA DOH Awards Ryan White Program $900,000 for HIV Advertising Campaign

Editor's note: An error ran in an earlier headline misstating the recipient of the funding. Funding was provided to the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Ryan White program. The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Ryan White program has receiv...
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AHN, Highmark, and UPMC Join Together Again to Fund AIDS Free Pittsburgh

AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) has received renewed funding commitments from Allegheny Health Network (AHN), UPMC, and new project funding from the Highmark Foundation to support its work towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Allegheny C...
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Too Hot for July Video

Want to relive the events from AIDS Free Pittsburgh's (AFP) and True T Pgh's Too Hot for July: Black AF? You can catch some snapshots in a new video from the annual HIV awareness event, held this year in August. The video is available ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Gathers Community Feedback in Online Sessions

In developing their strategic plan for 2021-2025, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) is turning to the community for feedback. AFP is a collaborative initiative comprised of government agencies, healthcare institutions, and community-based org...
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Grantmakers in Aging Summit on HIV and Aging

On September 14-15th, Grantmakers in Aging convened the Moving Ahead Together Working Summit, a first of its kind national event to connect the HIV/AIDS and Aging Services communities. Nany D. Zionts, JHF COO/Chief Program Officer, has...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and True T Pgh Co-Host HIV Awareness Events

July was way too hot this year, so AIDS Free Pittsburgh brought Too Hot for July: Black AF, the initiative's annual HIV awareness event, to August. This year, Too Hot for July: Black AF was divided into three events over three days, wh...
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Too Hot for July Events Coming in August

Due to COVID-19, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) shifted its annual HIV Biomedical Awareness event, Too Hot For July, to form several virtual events, including a HIV mini-conference and a Queer State of the Union and Quarantine Ball with ou...
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