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A Champion for Health Access for All

Community Development

Together with the Jefferson Latina Women's Clinic and the Philadelphia Initiative for Collaborative Health Equity, Ludmir makes Hispanic Heritage Month an everyday occurrence.
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No Cost COVID-19 Testing

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St. Raymond of Penafort Church 7940 Williams Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19150 Thursdays 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Saturdays 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Jefferson Health and the City of Philadelphia opened a new COVID-19 test site in Northwest Philadelphia to offer free, twice-weekly testing for the next six months People experiencing symptoms of the coronavirus (cough, sneeze, sore throat, […]
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Using the Imagination to Create Reality and Ecology

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This summer, HUNE’s Youth Program (HYP) decided to continue despite all odds. The students met twice a week in-person (and twice offline!) while following strict safety guidelines, and we are happy to report everyone completed the program safe and sound. This summer, the themes were: using the imagination to create reality and ecology. The students mixed […]
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Jefferson Receives $5 Million Gift to Create Stroke Initiative with Temple

Thomas Jefferson University and Temple University today announced a joint partnership to bring life-saving stroke prevention and care to Philadelphia’s most underserved communities. The collaboration is made possible by a $5 million gift to Jefferson from Andréa and Ken Frazier.
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$5 million gift from Merck CEO and wife to fund Jefferson and Temple stroke initiative

Community Development

The initiative, known officially as the Frazier Family Coalition for Stroke Education and Prevention, will address social issues that affect health along with racial and ethnic disparities that increase stroke risk.
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Championing Changemakers

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The Philadelphia Collaborative for Health Equity had the pleasure of facilitating its first Changemakers Workshop, which took place virtually July 20 –30. This workshop recruited youth, ages 14-19, from across the city, who represented diverse neighborhoods that included West Philadelphia, North Philadelphia, Germantown, Hunting Park, Port Richmond, Wissinoming and Northeast Philadelphia. Participants were guided through […]
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