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Organizations throughout Maryland have teamed up with the U=U campaign to offer free educational materials, resources, and support for you and your community. Find companies dedicated to our cause, events throughout the community, and helpful resources below.
Founded in 1793, the Baltimore City Health Department is the oldest, continuously-operating health department in the country, with nearly 1,000 employees who aim to promote health and improve well-being of city residents through education, policy/advocacy, and direct service delivery. BCHD’s wide-ranging responsibilities include maternal and child health, youth wellness, school health, senior services, animal control, restaurant inspections, violence prevention, emergency preparedness, STI/HIV treatment, and acute and chronic disease prevention.
Formerly the Baltimore City Commission on HIV/AIDS (2002), the Baltimore City HIV Planning Group and Commission (HPG) is the official HIV prevention planning body for the City of Baltimore. The HPG is composed of key stakeholders directly involved in the continuum of HIV care, including representatives from charitable foundations, business, faith and recovery communities, community-based organizations, universities, the criminal justice system, HIV infected/affected persons, physicians, and prevention, treatment, and mental health providers. In alignment with the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the HPG is entrusted with providing guidance on HIV prevention activities for the City.
The mission of the Greater Baltimore HIV Health Services Planning Council is to provide comprehensive, high quality services to PLWH/As in the greater Baltimore eligible metropolitan area (EMA) regardless of their ability to pay.
The planning council will plan for and ensure access to culturally sensitive, high quality, cost-effective services in collaboration with local authorities, providers and consumers of HIV-prevention and care services. The planning council and its advisors will act in a timely and unbiased manner when setting priorities to allocate resources.
The Institute of Human Virology (IHV) is the first center in the United States – perhaps the world – to combine the disciplines of basic science, epidemiology and clinical research in a concerted effort to speed the discovery of diagnostics and therapeutics for a wide variety of chronic and deadly viral and immune disorders – most notably HIV, the cause of AIDS.
Chase Brexton Health Care is a primary care provider serving a diverse group of patients at our seven centers in throughout central Maryland. A Joint Commission-accredited Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide a range of clinical services from primary medical care to behavioral health services to pharmacy. More than 400 staff members work as a team to put patients at the center of their own care, empowering them to live their healthiest lives.
The Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins is nationally and internationally known for its excellence in the study and treatment of infections. Currently, there are over 400 people in the division making it one of the largest members of the Department of Medicine within Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Our primary goal is to combat infectious diseases worldwide.
Our Division emphasizes several areas of expertise – clinical care, training, and research. We offer inpatient and outpatient services at three main locations – East Baltimore, Greenspring, and Bayview. Our fellowship program has opportunities for premiere training in both clinical care and research. The research environment includes 50 million dollars of government and private support and is conducted with state of the art equipment and facilities.
‘Equipping to eradicate HIV, related health disparities, and stigma.’ HopeSprings awakens others to HIV, builds capacity within faith communities by equipping them to address the HIV epidemic, and provides opportunities to engage in relational and holisitic ways of service.
Since being founded in 1998, the mission of LIGHT has been to promote the health and wellness and education of children, families, and individuals impacted by health and social disparities.
AIDS Action Baltimore, Inc. (AAB) is dedicated to providing patient services, including financial assistance, research, treatment access advocacy and HIV prevention services, including PrEP for all people with HIV and infection in the Baltimore metropolitan area. AAB programs are designed to empower people with HIV infection to advocate and care for themselves, to access the latest HIV treatments and clinical trials, and to live with hope and dignity. AAB provides advocacy, support and develops patient services programs to support individuals with HIV disease without regard to age, race, gender, ethnic origin, religion or sexual orientation.
Moveable Feast provides nutritious foods and other services in order to preserve quality of life for people with HIV, cancer, and other life-threatening conditions. Our vision is to FEED people, FIGHT disease, and FOSTER hope.
FreeState Justice is a legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve the lives of low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) Marylanders. Despite recent, incremental judicial victories for the national LGBTQ community, the low-income LGBTQ population continues to struggle with legal challenges such harassment, complex family law issues, and anti-LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing, foster care, healthcare and public accommodations.
Park West’s Hidden Garden Program offers effective medical prevention, counseling and treatment for substance abuse and HIV/AIDS. Experienced practitioners provide services in primary medical care, case management, psychotherapy, psychiatry, substance abuse treatment and referrals. Services are confidential.
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