Tag Archives: services

How California Will Invest $15.2M in Harm Reduction and Syringe Services

California selected the national Harm Reduction Coalition (HRC) to oversee a statewide $ 15.2 million plan to expand and support syringe service programs. Funded for four years by the California Budget Act of 2019, the plan is titled the California Harm Reduction Initiative (CHRI, pronounced “cheery”) and aims to provide syringe programs with more harm… Read More »

UnitedHealthcare to open 14 Medicare services centers in Walgreens stores

UnitedHealthcare will open 14 Medicare services centers in Walgreens stores in five metropolitan areas starting in January 2020. The Medicare service centers will open in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Cleveland, Denver and Memphis, as part of a multiyear agreement with Walgreens. Through these centers, customers can learn more about Medicare, meet with service advocates to discuss… Read More »

Polish PrEP activists creating services and building demand in a difficult environment

Poland might seem an odd location to hold the recent PrEP in Europe summit, given that it may be the most Catholic country in Europe and is governed by a socially conservative party that is hostile to LGBT rights. Schools do not provide sex education, dedicated sexual health services barely exist and emergency contraception is… Read More »