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Travels with Marwan: Return to Uganda, Part 2

Travels with Marwan: Return to Uganda, Part 2

Week 2: Days 1-3 It is incredible how incapacitating it is when there is no access to internet. I will confess that I am of the generation that grew up and went through college without internet. And I honestly do not remember how that worked. It obviously did but being without it today disconnects you from family, friends, colleagues, society, work; in a word, from the world. I have been able to speak to my children only a handful of…

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Travels With Marwan: Back in Uganda

Travels With Marwan: Back in Uganda

Week One: Arrival As I sat at the gate in Dubai waiting to board the plane heading to Entebbe, I was struck by the stark difference between this terminal and the one I had just passed through given both are part of the same United Arab Emirates airport renowned for its extravagances. I am on my way to Uganda for the 6-month follow up visit with the HRSA-PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief) Skills Sharing Project. HRSA-PEPFAR is pairing…

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Democratic Presidential Hopeful John Delaney on His Market-Based Approaches to Universal Health Care and Addressing Climate Change

Democratic Presidential Hopeful John Delaney on His Market-Based Approaches to Universal Health Care and Addressing Climate Change

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter welcome another 2020 Presidential candidate to Conversations on Health Care, former Maryland Congressman and entrepreneur John Delaney. They discuss his record as a centrist Democrat who favors more market-based approaches to universal health care, which gives all Americans access to coverage, but keeps private payers in the mix, providing more consumer choice than Medicare for All. He favors a carbon tax approach to addressing climate change to foster US innovation to reduce…

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Trans Wellness Conference

Trans Wellness Conference

Members of our Center for Key Populations – Stephanie Farrell, Doug Janssen, and clients/patients of CHC – traveled together to the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference last week. This is the largest free trans-specific conference in the world, and it emphasizes including clients and patients in conference participation and advocacy. Stephanie, who is a Nurse Care Coordinator, wrote about her experiences at the conference – and how it helped to change her perspective. Day 1 Road trip time for a few…

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