3 results for month: 12/2020

Countdown to Crisis – Save NY Safety Net 340B Town Hall

On Wednesday, December 2, Harlem United and our Save NY’s Safety Net coalition partners hosted a virtual town hall—Countdown to Crisis: How the Medicaid Drug Carve Out Will Reverse Progress in the Battle Against HIV/AIDS. Harlem United was represented by Jacqui Kilmer, CEO, and Tamisha McPherson, Executive Director of URAM and Chief External Affairs and Development Officer. https://vimeo.com/486613984


For Immediate Release   Press Contact: Mari Eva Mendes | mmendes@harlemunited.org | m:646.505.7322 HARLEM UNITED RESPONDS TO GOV. CUOMO’S WORLD AIDS DAY PRESS RELEASE Each World AIDS Day, the Governor issues a press release honoring the day and celebrating the progress we have made in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Yesterday was no different. But tucked in the middle of yesterday’s press release was the Governor’s announcement that the State will provide $100 million to 340B providers in 2021 “to mitigate changes in reimbursement and ensure continuation of critical services.” To anyone not familiar with this issue, this ...

FGC In the Clinic: A Dialogue between Survivors and Healthcare Professionals

6pm EST on December 8th, 2020 Dr. Deborah Ottenheimer, Director of Harlem United's Women’s Holistic Health Initiative, will join other panelists for a conversation between healthcare professionals and survivors of female genital mutilation (FGC) as they speak about their unique experiences in the clinic. Hosted by Sahiyo, the event will feature speakers exploring the vital need for cultural competency in regards to the context in which FGC occurs within communities. Participants will learn best practices and effective communication between healthcare providers and their patients when it comes to providing the best care for survivors. ...