Welcome to e-Perspectives,
a monthly e-newsletter that highlights current and upcoming Pittsburgh
AIDS Task Force events, accomplishments and programs, as well as
national and international HIV/AIDS information.
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to offer free blood pressure screenings and health education
Tuesday, Sept 30, PATF will begin conducting free blood pressure
screenings and health education presentations in their East Liberty
offices. Screenings and presentations are open to the public and are
conducted 1 pm - 3 pm through a partnership with the University
of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. This free community service will
continue through Tuesday, November 25.
Penn Ave, East Liberty
to the public
pm - 3 pm on the following dates
- Tues, Sep 30: Blood pressure screening
- Tues, Oct 7: Health education - Diabetes
- Tues, Oct 21, Blood pressure screening
- Tues, Nov 4: Health education - Hepatitis C
- Tues, Nov 11: Health education - Condom use
- Tues, Nov 18: Blood pressure screening
- Tues, Nov 25: Health education - STDs
information contact Karen Battle at 412-345-0585 or email@example.com.
Galaxy Ball is coming back!
In honor of World
AIDS Day, PATF will once again partner with True T
Entertainment to hold the Second Annual Honors Ball, Galaxy II.
Last year, the event drew about 250 people along
with participants from as far away as DC competing for awards,
accolades, and prizes.
You do not want
to miss this event. If you've never experienced a vogue house ball
event, they are a feast for the senses. Proceeds from this event
benefit the minority populations that make up the house ball
Come out and
experience the galactic energy of music, fashion, and dance as
performers compete for their share of $3,000 in prize money. This
event promises to be a sensory feast on a cosmic scale.
The Wyndham Hotel in Oakland
December 6, 2014
PM - 2 AM
information call 412-345-0587 or 412-867-9586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets on sale now!
this shopping season!
in the News:
HIV With Medicine Can Carry A Stigma
In order to slow
the spread of HIV, certain people who do not have the virus but are at
risk should take medicine to prevent becoming infected. That's the
recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and,
just recently, the World Health Organization.
treatment is known as PrEP, for pre-exposure prophylaxis.
Read rest of story here
OKs New Triple-Combination Pill (Triumeq) for HIV
The US Food and
Drug Administration has approved a once-daily fixed-dose combination
pill of the antivirals dolutegravir, abacavir, and lamivudine
(Triumeq) for the treatment of HIV infection in adults aged 18 years
and older, according to the manufacturer ViiV Healthcare UK.