Navigation Links
HIV/AIDS Grants Benefit Communities Throughout Northern California
Date:12/4/2007

Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit HIV/AIDS grants promote awareness,

prevention, screening, support and treatment

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente recently announced more than $1.3 million in statewide Community Benefit grants to help 74 organizations promote HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention, screening, support and treatment for people living with the disease.

The grants were awarded to organizations that provide a wide range of services for people with HIV and AIDS, including youth education, testing, and counseling.

One $60,000 grant will help fund The Living Room, a project of WestCare California in Fresno whose clients will have access to a much-needed food pantry program for HIV-positive community members. The food pantry was re-established last year with Kaiser Permanente's assistance.

Other Northern California grant recipients include the East Bay Community Law Center for their HIV/AIDS Immigration Law Project; Sierra Foothills AIDS Foundation for increasing HIV/AIDS awareness in the Sierra Foothills, and San Francisco's AIDS Emergency Fund for eviction prevention and housing stabilization for people with HIV/AIDS.

"While HIV/AIDS is present throughout all of the communities Kaiser Permanente serves, the disease looks different from one community to the next, and affects people in very different ways," said Michael Allerton, HIV Operations and Policy Leader for Kaiser's Northern California Region. "These grants ensure we help target underserved populations with an emphasis on culturally competent care."

For more information about the grants, or to interview representatives from Kaiser Permanente, please contact please contact Rob Veneski at (559) 285-7034.

About Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente, founded in 1945, is a not-for-profit integrated health care organization, with physicians, nurses, and staff working in collaboration to provide high-quality care to its members and address the health care needs of its communities. The Northern California Region serves over 3.3 million members. It includes 6,000 physicians in The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) and about 66,000 employees. The region has 19 major medical centers. The Southern California region also services over 3.3 million members, with more than 6,000 physicians in the Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG) and about 50,000 technical, administrative and clerical employees and caregivers. This year, Kaiser Permanente will invest approximately $808 million in programs benefiting Northern and Southern California communities. http://www.kp.org


'/>"/>
SOURCE Kaiser Permanente
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Judge Rules That Florida Disease Management Program Serving 8,000 HIV/AIDS Patients Should Be Re-bid, Says AIDS Healthcare Foundation
2. Tulane University to receive $14M for international HIV/AIDS program
3. AIDS Action Council Commends Senator Edwards for Endorsing a National HIV/AIDS Strategy
4. St. Petersburg: Candlelight Vigil to Raise Awareness of Florida HIV/AIDS Crisis, Honor Lives Lost
5. HIV/AIDS Cases Among State and Federal Prison Inmates Fell for the Sixth Straight Year During 2005
6. Schwarzenegger Signs Bill to Remove Written Informed Consent for HIV Testing; "Most Important Change in Public HIV/AIDS Policy in Years," Says AHF
7. Research!America Honors Univ. of Chicago Economists for Study Showing Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS Drug Development
8. The Power of Community in Fighting HIV/AIDS Among Latinos
9. Study finds genetic influence on pace of HIV/AIDS progression
10. Chantel Christie Named Youth Ambassador for HIV/AIDS Awareness by Metro TeenAIDS Organization
11. NIH doubles support for vital HIV/AIDS research center
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Recognising that in today’s busy world consumers ... positive results in just three weeks. Setting the groundwork for a healthier lifestyle, ... into hectic work and family schedules, participants can lose up to 15lbs during ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... Ron Norman, CEO ... marketers this week about the value of senior executives, pointed to a quote ... in business has brought us to the present and will lead us into ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... ... “Monique”: is the story of Monique, whose mother’s deteriorating physical condition forces the ... has owned four beauty salons and written a book regarding the author’s success in ... , “The doctor’s office was only three blocks away, and she could walk it, ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... Trusted debt-reduction firm CreditAssociates, LLC has ... translating to in excess of $835 million in resolved debt for its clients. , ... are some of the categories of debt settled by the company. With more than ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... The ... Canyon Ranch to its recently formed Corporate Roundtable, a group of individuals ... and a sustainable world. , Canyon Ranch is a unique collection of lifestyle-based ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/18/2017)... Sept. 18, 2017 EpiVax, Inc. ... bioinformatics and immune engineering, today announced a ... A (H7N9) vaccine. ... seasonal influenza and presents a challenge for ... exposure to be effective. Using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and ...
(Date:9/9/2017)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 8, 2017 ... Mobile MRI Unit coming to Washington DC ... When: Tuesday, September 12 th – Monday, ... to Washington, D.C. offering free MRI brain scans to the public.Where:  ... – will be parked at 501 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.What:BTF brings ...
(Date:9/7/2017)... Texas , Sept. 7, 2017 ... science focused on fulfilling the promise of precision ... further validate the benefits of its molecular profiling ... study utilized comprehensive genomic profiling plus (CGP+) with ... individual patient,s tumor on a molecular level, leading ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: