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Action Wellness gives, receives awards for World AIDS Day

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Action Wellness, a nonprofit that helps those in the Greater Philadelphia area living with chronic diseases, held its 28th-annual Friends for Life Awards event...

Organizers advocate for safe consumption site outside federal prosecutor’s Old City...

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Supporters of Safehouse, a Philadelphia-based proposed safe consumption site, marched across Independence Mall on Tuesday morning before rallying outside the office of William McSwain,...

Action Wellness works toward the next “AIDS-free” generation

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This year, to commemorate World AIDS Day, Action Wellness (formerly ActionAIDS), a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization serving individuals living with HIV and other serious chronic...

Philadelphia needs Safehouse

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On World AIDS Day 2019, ACT UP Philadelphia, the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, recognizes 31 years of direct action and civil disobedience. ACT...

Looking for an end to HIV/AIDS

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World AIDS Day is always a grim memorial. The day marks another year of stultifying numbers of people infected with HIV/AIDS. Another year of...

Trans Power: The organizer of the first National Trans Visibility March...

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Marissa Miller was the lead organizer of the first National Trans Visibility March in Washington, D.C., which took place Saturday, Sept. 28. Thousands attended...

Why would anyone successfully managing their HIV want to enroll in...

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I am an HIV-positive gay man with a manageable illness. A year ago at an AIDS Law Project fundraiser, I had the good fortune...

From All Walks of Life

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Over the course of the past three-and-a-half decades, we have seen dramatic changes in the AIDS epidemic. For many individuals, advances in treatment and...

Using a comprehensive approach to the opioid, HIV epidemics

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3,594. That was the number of men and women diagnosed with HIV as a result of injection-drug use (IDU) across the United States in...

World AIDS Day events

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Get out and about this World AIDS Day. Ninth Annual World AIDS Day Prayer Breakfast 8-10:30 a.m. Dec. 1 DoubleTree by...

Bebashi to celebrate more than three decades of service

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  Bebashi-Transition to Hope is commemorating 32 years of service! Join the country’s first African-American agency to address the impact of HIV/AIDS in communities...

Stay negative. Sex positive.

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Philadelphia FIGHT has been on the forefront of prescribing Truvada® for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) since FDA approval in 2012. The Y-HEP Health Center on...

Remembering and respecting the founding fathers

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The current lobby exhibit at William Way LGBT Community Center reminds us where we came from, who was there, whom we lost and how...

Action Wellness’ Buddy Program — 30-plus years and still going strong

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Throughout the years, traditional medicines, alternative treatments and newly developed HIV drugs and therapies have helped so many people living with HIV/AIDS. What was...

On World AIDS Day, Mazzoni takes time to reflect, hope

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  World AIDS Day is an important day at Mazzoni Center — not just because we go from neighborhood to neighborhood throughout Philadelphia to...

HIV testing sites

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Get tested this World AIDS Day! Center City   Action Wellness 1026 Arch St. 267-940-5515 Mon.: 11a.m.-1 p.m. Tues.: 10 a.m.-noon...

Philadelphia PrEP providers

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Philadelphia PrEP providers Albert Einstein Medical Center Immunodeficiency Center Einstein Healthcare Network 5501 Old York Road, Paley 1 Phila., PA 19141...

CLUB 1509: Addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in communities of color 

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In February 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report where they projected that one in two black men who...

AIDS groups help woman return to work after 20 years of...

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Sometimes, all someone needs is a little hand up, and a path to a better tomorrow is right in front of them. This fall,...

Local researchers planning PrEP-awareness program for women

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While one in four people in the United States living with HIV is a woman, few women are aware of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), an...

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