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Pittsburgh Proud Award

Pittsburgh Proud Award

Recognizes individuals or groups who have made a significant contribution to improve health in our community that makes us “Pittsburgh Proud.”

 

ALPHA Pittsburgh

 

ALPHA is a group of HIV+ men and their allies who are dedicated to increasing HIV/AIDS awareness in Southwestern Pennsylvania.  ALPHA seeks to reduce the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS and empower the community to reduce homophobia and promote wellness within their community.  ALPHA is the only advocacy group established by consumers with a mission to address HIV/AIDS issues in the region.

 

Some of their recent accomplishments include building a presence within the HIV/AIDS communities and ensuring that funding for prevention is distributed according to the priorities that helped to define this region.  ALPHA endorses a methodical approach to prioritizing prevention efforts in the region that is supported by appropriate data.  They endorse evidence-based prevention interventions specifically targeted at the priority groups based on the most recent data.  They continue to participate and speak out on behalf of the HIV/AIDS community.

Award will be presented Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the

  Allegheny County Medical Society Foundation Gala.

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Allegheny County Medical Society
713 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
412-321-5030  FAX 412-321-5323