Quantcast

Latest Whitman-Walker Clinic Stories

2011-02-24 15:43:00

CLEVELAND, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic has launched the Global Care Air Rescue and Evacuation (CARE) program, which provides paid program members immediate access to Cleveland Clinic's comprehensive critical care program if they are faced with a medical emergency while traveling more than 150 miles from their home. Global CARE members will receive access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to specialized care by Cleveland Clinic physicians, nurse...

2010-11-23 13:56:19

The International AIDS Society (IAS) calls on the Burmese Government to reverse a ruling made on November 18 to shut down a charitable HIV/AIDS clinic in Rangoon. The government demand came just one day after Aung San Suu Kyi, the recently released Nobel Peace Prize laureate visited the centre to show her support. The clinic known as the HIV/AIDS Patients Care Center has been given up to November 25 to close. The Burmese Government has repealed the clinic's permit as well as refusing to renew...

2010-09-24 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Local singing sensation, Peter Fox, today released "Change The World," a commemorative rock-anthem that will be the official song of the upcoming AIDS Walk Washington. His rousing and powerful single was composed by Holly Montgomery, Tom Nichols, and Fox, and is backed by a talented band of acclaimed musicians, delivering a dynamic rock-style rhythm. "Change The World" is available for download now at www.PeterFoxMusic.net. Fox's organization is...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Mackenroth, from the hit reality television series "Project Runway," is visiting Washington, D.C. for Whitman-Walker Clinic's 17th Annual Spring Gala, Masquerade on the Mall, and is bringing Living Positive By Design, his national HIV and AIDS education initiative supported by Merck, to the city. On Friday, April 23, Jack will host the Gala, which helps to support Whitman-Walker Clinic and the thousands of patients in the D.C. area that benefit...

2009-06-25 15:08:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Presently, there is no cure for HIV/AIDS. However, major advances in treatment have truly changed what it means to live with HIV/AIDS. For example, Dr. Michael Hall has revolutionized the treatment and testing of HIV/AIDS and most sexually transmitted diseases. He envisions a synergy between the evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the preventative health care offered through the Hall Longevity Clinic Lifecard, a health membership program that...

2009-06-08 17:27:00

WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder will be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile" Reception and Awards Ceremony on TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2009 at 8:30 P.M. ET. The clinic's Legal Services Program will present the Joel A. Toubin Memorial Award to the Attorney General. WHO: Attorney General Eric Holder WHAT: To be honored and deliver brief remarks at the Whitman-Walker Clinic's "Going the Extra Mile"...

2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Anonymous All Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System clinics - except the Baton Rouge Clinic - are closed because of Hurricane Gustav. All New Orleans administrative and clinical sites and the Houma clinic, Slidell clinic, St. John clinic, Hammond clinic and Mandeville dental clinic are closed. The earliest date these clinics are expected to reopen is Monday. The Baton Rouge clinic is open for urgent care medical needs and will resume most functions today. The Baton Rouge...

2008-09-03 12:00:33

By Matt Garfield / mgarfield@heraldonline.com Rock Hill's HIV/AIDS clinic will broaden its outreach to minorities with a $60,000 infusion of money. Two-thirds of Catawba Care Coalition's clients are from racial and ethnic minority groups, said director Anita Case. That ratio mirrors national figures that show black Americans suffer disproportionately from HIV and AIDS. The Southeast has the highest rate of HIV/AIDS cases in the country. For black women ages 25 to 44, HIV/AIDS has become...

2007-09-06 12:07:04

Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) today announced plans to spend up to $10 million over 5 years to support its first signature project, the Clinic Leadership Institute, an innovative program that aims to identify and train the next generation of California's community clinic leaders. The Clinic Leadership Institute is being launched with an initial grant of $1.39 million, which was part of this year's third quarter grantmaking. The funding will be used to recruit, select...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.