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Philadelphia health care’s top moments in 2019

Community Development

The $5 million Hansjörg Wyss Wellness Center, set to open in early 2020 in South Philadelphia’s Bok Building, will be the hub of Jefferson’s clinical and educational outreach activities for the area and will provide services to community members regardless of health insurance or citizenship status
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PhotoVoice Exhibit in Center City

Events

When: October 23rd – November 8th
Where: 901 Walnut Street
The PhotoVoice exhibit will be on view in Center City. Curated by teenage residents in the community, is an illustration of their perspective on health. We are extremely proud to debut their work.
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TJU and P-CHE award $600,000 in community grants

Community Development

“Each of these projects present a unique opportunity to directly address some of the social determinants plaguing the health of our city,” said Jack Ludmir, MD, the Executive Director of the Philadelphia Collaborative.
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P-CHE awards funding to 12 organizations

Community Development

This summer, P-CHE released a Request for Proposals seeking applications for new or existing projects that would address upstream factors contributing to the highest priority needs derived from the East North Philadelphia Latino community health needs assessment –mental health; trauma, safety, violence; housing; and the built environment. We received submissions from organizations across Philadelphia, and […]
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Jefferson Conference Works to Close Trauma Gaps

Community Development

The meeting on East Falls Campus provided intensive, collaborative training to providers, educators and leaders across health, education and social service disciplines, as well as to community members invested in the health of their families, neighborhoods and cities.
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South Philly’s Bok Building to be site of new refugee wellness clinic

Community Development

The old Bok technical high school building at 9th and Miflin in South Philadelphia will be the site of the WYSS wellness center for immigrants and refugees.
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