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Karen Ash holds up quilt square at the Women’s Health and Activism Summit in Harlem. March 18, 2017. (Stephanie Daniel for Voices of NY)

In Harlem, a Women’s Health Summit

Featured Posts, Health, Manhattan, Women, Youth March 20, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Women from across the city met at a health summit in Harlem on March 18 to discuss health equity issues around HIV/AIDS treatment and other health care in the city.

Promoting Sexual Health at NYC Clinics

Promoting Sexual Health at NYC Clinics

Featured Posts, Health, New York, Video February 14, 2017 at 2:41 pm

The city’s Department of Health has expanded clinical services at newly renamed “sexual health clinics” and embarked on a new ad campaign to ensure that all New Yorkers take care of their sexual health.

A rendition of the New York City AIDS memorial from its westernmost corner, with a view of the buildings that replaced St. Vincent's hospital east of the memorial. (Image via

Memorializing Victims of AIDS

Culture, Health, History, LGBTQ, Manhattan November 29, 2016 at 4:26 pm

New York’s AIDS victims will be memorialized at a new site in Greenwich Village to be dedicated on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day.

Holiday-related Warning on Zika

Holiday-related Warning on Zika

Caribbean, Central American, Health, New York, South American November 16, 2016 at 5:08 pm

City health officials are issuing new warnings about the Zika virus, concerned that holiday-related travel to affected areas might result in more infections.

NYC Dept. of Health Warns About Zika

NYC Dept. of Health Warns About Zika

As Zika cases rise, the NYC Department of Health is launching a new campaign to urge pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, and their partners, to defer travel to Zika-affected areas.

New York City Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett with Errol Louis, Director of Urban Reporting  at the CUNY J-School and political anchor at NY1 News at the Jan. 28 briefing at the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY J-School (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi for Voices of NY)

Dr. Bassett on Zika, Neighborhoods and Other Health Concerns

Communities, Featured Posts, Health, New York, Voices' Picks January 28, 2016 at 7:28 pm

Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett spoke about a range of subjects, from Zika to health inequities across neighborhoods, at a Newsmakers briefing sponsored by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media.

Mary Bassett, name by Bill de Blasio to be the new city health commissioner.  (Photo via Gay City News)

AIDS Activists Encouraged by New Health Chief’s Remarks

Government, Health, LGBTQ January 22, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Although they are not famiiar with her work, AIDS activists were encouraged by some of the newly named health commissioner’s remarks on HIV prevention strategies, reports Gay City News.