As August comes to a rapid close, ADRLF joins many voices to devote special focus to National Immunization Awareness Month. Last year’s measles outbreak, which affected 668 people in 27 states around the United States, is a stark reminder of the importance of vaccination. This month, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) highlights the role of vaccines, declaring August as National Immunization Awareness Month. According to the CDC, “Vaccines are among the safest and most cost-effective ways to prevent disease.” This is especially true for children, who are highly vulnerable to infect
Not even the winter cold could stop ADRLF, the Ryan Health Network and friends from coming together for a night of great music and a great cause at the ADRLF 2nd Karaoke Nights. Co-produced with ADRLF’s longstanding partners in health, the William F. Ryan Community Health Center, this year’s successful Valentine’s Day-themed fundraiser was held at the Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center in New York City. The benefit aimed to help ADRLF promote awareness of hepatitis and liver cancer, and provide free hepatitis screenings. ADRLF’s 2nd Karaoke Nights – V-Day edition he
World Hepatitis Day is an annual celebration to promote awareness, screening and treatment of viral hepatitis. This “hidden epidemic” affects over 400 million people worldwide, and is one of the world’s top ten infectious diseases. This year, the theme is “Prevent Hepatitis,” which aims to raise public consciousness of hepatitis A, B, C, D or E, and related issues such as treatment access and stigma. Join ADRLF tomorrow, July 28, 2015 as we bring you the “Top 10 Reasons to Screen, Vaccinate, Educate — Don’t Hesitate!” Stay tuned on Twitter (@ADRLFoundation) and F
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Indeed, 2014 was a successful year in following through on its mission, in providing free hepatitis screenings, collaborating with established and new health partners, expanding community outreach, and promoting liver-health awareness for the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation. In partnership with the William F. Ryan Community Health Network and the Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center (LESHRC), ADRLF focused its energies on conducting free screenings and related health services, alongside co-presenting an educational seminar on November 17th to an at-risk community. Lively and well-a
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ADRLF Board Member and Grey’s Anatomy star Sara Ramirez stopped by the William F. Ryan Community Health Center in New York City last week. The Ryan Center was among the first recipients of the foundation’s grants. Ms. Ramirez stopped by to meet the staff and patients and learn more about the Ryan Center’s work with Hepatitis B, C and HIV/AIDS.