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Communicable Disease Prevention

Building leaders and strategies to reduce communicable disease

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  • 27K Central American youth received sexual health information
  • 100 physicians convened in India to combat antibiotic resistance
  • 10M pieces of personal protective equipment delivered in CA and WA in 3 weeks to protect against COVID-19

Our Work

From sexually transmitted infections to outbreaks of Ebola, Zika and other viruses, communicable diseases are a major threat to the public’s health. We apply our expertise in research, leadership development, evaluation, capacity building and technological innovation to combat the spread of communicable disease in the U.S. and around the world.

PHI Priority

Building Health Equity

PHI’s Health Intervention Projects for Underserved Populations improves HIV/AIDS research and services for transgender women of color and other underserved groups. Their 5-year Butterfly Project enrolled 180 transgender women who live with HIV, operated a storefront safe place and held weekly support groups and health promotion workshops to increase the women’s retention in HIV primary care and other services.

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Achieving Vaccine Equity: Resources & Best Practices to Bring Down Barriers

To stop the spread of COVID-19, we must ensure easy, equitable access to vaccines—starting with communities that are made most vulnerable due to systemic inequities. Find tools, resources and best practices to support vaccine equity in your community.

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