World AIDS Day Event Creates Solidarity, Draws Attention to Available Resources

On December 1, AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) with Allies for Health + Wellbeing, TrueT Pgh, and The Q-Munity Center brought together over 130 people for The Category is… Red: A World AIDS Day Event at the Union Project in Highland Park. E...
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HIV Providers Share Outreach Strategies to Improve Linkage and Retention in Care across Pennsylvania

Four HIV case managers shared lessons learned over the past decade through implementation of the statewide Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) at an HIV conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Division of HIV Disease in G...
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Relive Too Hot for July

Relive Too Hot for July (TH4J), Pittsburgh's only HIV awareness event with this recap video and through interviews with vendors and service providers at the event. Held June 1, the event honors those lost to, living with, and affected ...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Participates in Overdose Awareness Event

AIDS Free Pittsburgh joined dozens of local organizations, officials, and residents at a resource fair at the City-County Building to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31. Local organizations set up tables where ...
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Ryan White Learning Collaborative Informs Local Agencies about OVR Services

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Ryan White Learning Collaborative held their most recent session on August 15 at JHF, once again bringing together the various case managers and community health workers that serve people living with HIV (...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Takes to the Streets for Annual Too Hot for July Community Celebration

Too Hot For July, AIDS Free Pittsburgh's (AFP) annual biomedical awareness event, gathered 1,500 community members on June 1 in block party style to recognize, commemorate, and celebrate the communities affected by HIV and raise awaren...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Recognized as a SAGECare Platinum Credentialed Provider

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has been recognized as a 2023 SAGECare Platinum Credentialed provider for programming to LGBTQ+ older adults. The Aging and HIV/AIDS staff have completed training that provided an overview of the ...
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Dr. Ken Ho Receives Kerry Stoner Award

Ken Ho, MD, MPH, a valued member of the JHF Board and an infectious disease specialist, recently received the 2023 Kerry Stoner Award, recognizing his outstanding achievements in HIV/AIDS advocacy. Dr. Ho is the medical director of Pro...
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Too Hot for July Takes to the Streets June 1

Too Hot for July (TH4J), Pittsburgh's only HIV awareness event, will be held Thursday, June 1, honoring those lost to, living with, and affected by HIV, and to educate the community about advancements in prevention and treatment that c...
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JHF Hosts Minority AIDS Initiative Learning Session in Pittsburgh

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's HIV/AIDS Team hosted its Minority AIDS Initiative (MAI) Learning Session in Pittsburgh on April 25-26, bringing together 22 outreach workers from 11 agencies across the state. The purpose of this sess...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh’s Five-Year Impact Published in Academic Journal

An overview of the AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) program looking at the first five years of the program was accepted for publication in the journal, Sexually Transmitted Diseases. "Getting to Zero in Allegheny County: Implementation of a ...
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Ryan White Learning Collaborative Bi-Monthly Meeting Gathers Allegheny County Agencies to Share and Dance

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Ryan White Learning Collaborative convened at the Jewish Healthcare Foundation on March 15 gathering frontline workers, case managers, and community health workers to network, learn, and vogue. Approximate...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh Featured on KDKA

AIDS Free Pittsburgh's Chief Relationship Officer and Project Director Richard Smith, MSW and Ken Ho, MD, MPH, medical director of the Pitt Men's Study and a JHF Board member, were featured on KDKA on March 27 discussing AIDS Free Pitt...
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JHF Staff Attend United States Conference on HIV/AIDS

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Chief Relationship Officer, Richard C. Smith, MSW and HIV Program Coordinator Christopher Garnett, MSS attended the 2022 United States Conference on HIV/AIDS in San Juan, Puerto Rico Oct. 8-11. The co...
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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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