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April 24, 2024

A team from the Health Federation of Philadelphia — including Natalie Levkovich, CEO; Leslie Lieberman, Senior Director of Training and Organizational Development; and Claire Laskey, Project Manager — were joined by public health colleagues from Temple University and Drexel University during a weeklong trip to Ukraine earlier in April.

Posted in: News Briefs
March 7, 2024

Kristin Walker, Perinatal Public Health Program Coordinator, and Catherine Abrams, Substance Use Response, Guidance, and Education Program Coordinator, each participated in a panel discussion at the recent National Association of County and City Health Officials conference.

Catherine took part in a panel entitled "CRS Professional Development and Career Trajectory" on Feb. 28.

Posted in: Events, News Briefs
Zylazine
January 23, 2024

A new report by the Division of Substance Use Prevention and Harm Reduction (SUPHR) at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the Health Federation of Philadelphia’s Substance Use Response, Guidance and Education (SURGE) program, provides recommendations for best-practices in the care for individuals with xylazine-associated wounds.

Diabetes prevention
July 21, 2023

Work with regional partners will include strengthening the clinical and community infrastructure and workforce, among other goals

HFP/DBHIDS
July 19, 2023

The Health Federation of Philadelphia (HFP) is proud to enter into a new phase of partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS). Beginning in FY '24, DBHIDS will include support for HFP in its annual budget, which will enable HFP to expand its clinical leadership by hiring a Director of Behavioral Health Integration.

Flags of Ukraine and United States
June 28, 2023

Officials from Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska’s office, as well as the Health Ministry of Ukraine and directors of Ukrainian regional health authorities visited Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. recently as part of Public Health System Recovery and Resilience in Ukraine, a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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