The Night Ministry received the 2019 Anne M. Davis Mobile Health Award and a $10,000 gift from the VNA Foundation for its outstanding work bringing free health care, supportive services and survival resources directly to Chicago’s homeless population through its innovative Street Medicine Program. The Anne M. Davis Mobile Health Award, named in honor of a longstanding VNA volunteer and board member, recognizes a Foundation grantee that uses mobile health services in a particularly innovative, effective and impactful way.
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From left: David Wywialowski, TNM Director of Outreach & Health Ministry, Nancy Scinto, VNA Board Chair, and Paul W. Hamann, TNM President & CEO
From left: Paul W. Hamann, TNM President & CEO, Anne M. Davis, VNA Honorary Board Member, Stephan Koruba, Street Medicine Senior Nurse Practitioner, and TNM Director of Outreach & Health Ministry
From left: Paul W. Hamann, TNM President & CEO, Sophia Managuit, Street Medicine Outreach Professional, Stephan Koruba, Street Medicine Senior Nurse Practitioner, Syliva Hibbard, Street Medicine Case Manager, and David Wywialowski, TNM Director of Outreach & Health Ministry
VNA grantee, Smart Policy Works, has developed and implemented a training program to help community-based primary care clinics better identify and care for women who have served in the military.
Read more about the Women Veterans Health Initiative.
For more information, contact Kawrye Holmes, Assistant Director at Smart Policy Works.
The APHA Public Health Funder Network (PHFN), founded in 2013, is a community of grantmakers, donors, and APHA members who recognize philanthropy plays an important role in improving population health outcomes and the overall health of communities. Our goal is to promote a cross-sector approach to solving complex public health challenges – using philanthropy as a catalyst to drive change through innovative strategies and partnerships with local communities and stakeholders.
See what the PHFN has planned for the APHA Annual Meeting + Expo
Offers guidelines and best practices to help health providers create a welcoming environment for everyone – particularly immigrant families facing a volatile political climate — in every healthcare institution in Illinois.
The plan details a hopeful and achievable path toward virtually eliminating new HIV transmissions and improving overall health care access in Illinois, ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic in our state by 2030.
This guide features tips and suggestions directly from teens on how to better support them by “listening up.” Included are essays detailing their experiences talking to adults about relationships, challenges leaving abusive relationships, and suggestions on how adults can best guide helpful conversations.
For more information see:
Adults, Listen Up by Umi Grigsby
#slowchathealth a global blog for #healthed teachers
ILCHF partnered with Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry to implement a dental workforce pipeline project, with the goal to increase the number of oral health professionals who intend to serve children in underserved areas of Illinois. The evaluation of this eight-year study, conducted by researchers at Loyola University at Chicago Center for Urban Research and Learning, captures key learnings related to dental workforce development strategies.
Take a closer look at our grantmaking for FY17, including details about our grantees and the demographics of the medically underserved populations they reach, and some of the lessons we learned through our funding partnerships.