Amida Care Spearheads New NYC Innovator Accountable Care Organization

when aids was funny in harlemAmida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs health Plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions including HIV/AIDS and behavioral health disorders, is developing a provider-led Innovator Accountable Care Organization (IACO) pilot focused on utilizing Medicaid Redesign to prevent new HIV infections and improve health outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →

Health Department Recognizes Harlem’s Aisha Diori, World AIDS Day And New HIV Campaign

world-aids-day-2016In recognition of World AIDS Day, the Health Department today announced the launch of “Stay Sure,” a new sexual health media campaign that promotes HIV prevention services in New York City. Continue Reading →

World AIDS Day 2016 From Harlem To Harare

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This year, the world marked the 35th anniversary of the first published reports of what would come to be known as HIV/AIDS.

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Rachel Roy And Others Attend Fab World Of Children Award Gala 2016 (Photographs)

aids22On Thursday, October 27, 2016, World of Children Award hosted their annual gala at 583 Park Avenue in New York City.   Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys And Stars Celebrate 13th KCA Black Ball (Photos)

keys1Keep a Child Alive (KCA), the nonprofit co-founded by Alicia Keys, held its 13th annual Black Ball in New York City. Continue Reading →

Health Department Host Latinx AIDS Awareness Day New York Knows Citywide

take-the-train-take-the-testIn recognition of Latinx (pronounced “Lateen-ex”, the gender-neutral alternative to Latino, Latina and Latin@) AIDS Awareness Day, New York Knows – the nation’s largest jurisdictional HIV testing initiative run by the Health Department – is partnering with the Latino Commission on AIDS and 45 community partners to host a citywide HIV testing event. Continue Reading →

Cuomo Announces Milestones In Ending the AIDS From Harlem To The Hudson

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn July 13, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State is on track to End the AIDS Epidemic (EtE) and reduce the number of new HIV infections from 3,000 per year to fewer than 750 by the end of 2020, according to the latest data released by the New York State Department of Health. Continue Reading →

Jacquelyn Kilmer, Harlem United CEO Responds To Historic Housing, Transportation, And Nutritional Support Expansion

Jacquelyn KilmerToday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that all individuals in New York City will become eligible to receive housing, transportation, and nutritional support immediately upon diagnosis of HIV infection. Continue Reading →

Harlem Unites For The Road Race In Marcus Garvey Park

harlem united1On Father’s Day, this coming Sunday, the second annual Harlem One-Miler will be held in Marcus Garvey Park.  This event is open to all fitness levels and ages.  Continue Reading →

Governor Cuomo For New Legislation To End The AIDS Epidemic In New York State

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow_croppedOn Sunday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced new legislation critical to ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State. Continue Reading →