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Avenue 360 Board President Luis R. Torres, a Leading Researcher on Minority Health Disparities is Honored with the Humana Endowed Chair in Social Determinants of Health.

  The Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) is proud to announce Associate Dean of Research and Strategic Partnership Luis R. Torres has been named the Humana Endowed Chair in Social Determinants of Health beginning September 1, 2019.   The appointment comes as the result of a historic partnership between Humana, one of the nation’s…

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March 10 National Women and Girls HIV/Aids Awareness Day

    Every year on March 10 — and throughout the month of March — local, state, federal, and national organizations come together to show support for women and girls impacted by HIV and AIDS. National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) sheds light on the impact of HIV and AIDS on women and…

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HWH-Healthy Women Houston

  A coalition of health organizations launched an initiative Friday to combat maternal mortality and morbidity in the Third Ward and Sunnyside, areas where women die after giving birth at much higher rates than compared to other parts of Harris County. Healthy Women Houston members said that making sure women READ MORE

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Transgender Day of Remembrance- November 20, 2018

  Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence. You can read more about the Transgender Day of Remembrance below, and find out how you can participate. Additionally, during the week of November 13-19, people and…

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

  Domestic Violence Awareness Month With so much focus on Breast Cancer Awareness in October, it is also important to acknowledge Domestic Violence Awareness in October and remember that every 9 seconds a woman in the U.S. is beaten or assaulted by a current or ex-significant other.  The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that 1.3 million women…

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National Health Center Week

National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th) is an annual celebration recognizing and celebrating the important work of health centers to protect and promote the health of America. Health centers serve 27 million patients a number that continues to grow along with the demand for affordable primary care. Heath Center Week Celebrates the thousands of…

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Project CORE to develop best practices for improved health outcomes in treating and preventing HIV in the Southern U.S.

Three-year collaboration between Avenue 360, AIDS Foundation Houston and UH Graduate College of Social Work will develop a “Southern Approach” to HIV services HOUSTON, TX — AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc. (AFH), Avenue 360 Health & Wellness and the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW) have been awarded one of ten U.S. Health…

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Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) selects Avenue 360 Health & Wellness along with AIDS Foundation Houston and the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work to improve HIV health outcomes through Supportive Employment and Housing Services

Houston, TX, September 28, 2017 – HRSA awarded ten (10) grants of up to $300,000 each per year for three years to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovative interventions that will coordinate HIV treatment, housing, and employment services to improve HIV health outcomes for low-income, uninsured, and underinsured people living with HIV (PLWH)…

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NACCHO and CAI Select Avenue 360 Health & Wellness and AIDS Foundation Houston for the Southern Initiative to Address Disparities in HIV Outcomes Among Minority Populations in the South

Houston, TX, April 25, 2017 – The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) in partnership with Cicatelli Associates, Inc. (CAI), is proud to announce the selection of Avenue 360 Health & Wellness and AIDS Foundation Houston for the Southern Initiative, a project which aims to improve HIV outcomes among minority populations in…

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