News Room: News Briefs

Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Early Childhood Educators - develop the confidence you need to talk to families about their tobacco use!

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Monday, 23 October 2017

The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Early Head Start (EHS) program and the University of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental) are working together to help address the shortage of dentists serving the Medicaid and CHIP population.

Tuesday, 05 September 2017

Special issue of Academic Pediatrics provides comprehensive research and policy agenda for addressing epidemic of adverse childhood experiences and promoting well-being

Friday, 25 August 2017

Khadijah Muhammad, the director of HFP’s Early Head Start program, was recently chosen as a mentor as part of the Leadership and Management Training Institute at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

August 15, 2017 – The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is proud to announce it has received $1,136,700 in continuation funding by the National and Community Service (CNCS). This funding will support 90 AmeriCorps positions within the National Health Corps (NHC) program.

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Monday, 03 July 2017

Philadelphia – The Health Federation of Philadelphia’s (HFP) training and consultation division recently developed a new tobacco cessation training program for early childhood educators on behalf of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s (PDPH)Tobacco Policy and Control program.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Philadelphia – Kristin Walker, HFP’s coordinator of the Perinatal HIV Prevention Project, presented at the Fourth Annual Public Health Day Symposium held by the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on April 3. Over 100 people and 20 presenters attended the symposium to learn about the variety of programs offered within the Philadelphia public health community.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Philadelphia – Ann Ricksecker, HFP’s Associate CEO, was honored at the Women’s Way 40th anniversary Powerful Voice Awards on May 11th. Ricksecker was recognized for her role as a groundbreaker within the organization, which was founded in 1977.

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Thursday, 11 May 2017

Philadelphia – Throughout the morning a crowd gathered around the Philadelphia ACE Project table during Philadelphia’s annual Block Captain Rally, which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on March 25, 2017. Members of the Philadelphia ACE project held raffles and giveaways to raise awareness about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and collect feedback on a new community awareness campaign.

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Philadelphia – Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) staff were recently involved in three initiatives related to combatting the opioid epidemic in the Philadelphia region.

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