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Monday, 12 December 2016

December 12, 2016, Philadelphia, PA – Since the 2017 open enrollment period began on November 1 for Affordable Care Act coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace, staff members from the Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) have helped over 585 people enroll with health insurance services, through the Marketplace or Medicaid.

Friday, 30 October 2015

Fourteen communities from across the country now have an opportunity to expand their innovative work in addressing childhood adversity through a new project launched by The Health Federation of Philadelphia, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The California Endowment.

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Monday, 01 June 2015

HFP’s Associate Executive Director, Ann Ricksecker, was honored today with a Red Ribbon Award in the Policy Maker category by the University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research Consumer Advisory Board (CAB). Since 2004, the CAB has held an annual Red Ribbon Award Ceremony on December 1, World AIDS Day, to honor those in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Monday, 11 May 2015

The Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is planning a two-day conference in Gettysburg, PA titled, The HIV Care Continuum: Meeting challenges in prevention, treatment, and supportive services on June 3 and 4, 2015.

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

The Health Federation of Philadelphia, together with The ArtWell, will be co-sponsoring the first community screening of “Portraits of Professional CAREgivers: Their Passion.

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Sunday, 19 April 2015

A recent CDC report showed that Philadelphia had the highest rate of vaccination among teen girls for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) out of 62 metropolitan areas surveyed, with 80.3% of girls ages 13-17 having received at least one vaccination and 59.3% having received all three recommended shots.

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Friday, 30 January 2015

Ann Ricksecker, Associate Executive Director of the Health Federation and Site Director for the Pennsylvania/Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center Local Performance Site, was named Co-Chair of the 21st Annual AIDS Education Month (AEM), taking place in June 2015.

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Tuesday, 06 January 2015

The Health Federation’s Navigator team have been busy since the Affordable Care Act’s second open enrollment period began on November 15.  Staff placed at City Health Centers, Community College of Philadelphia, and library branches, as well as in our Center City offices have (as of 12/31):

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Philadelphia, PA --  The Health Federation of Philadelphia is pleased to announce a $4.8 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This grant will enable the Federation to identify and invest in promising community-level collaborative efforts that are focused on reducing the prevalence and impact of early childhood adversity and promoting family and community resilience.

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

The Health Federation of Philadelphia and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  released the proceedings from the first meeting of the National Collaborative on Adversity  and Resilience (NCAR).

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