ASC News Archives

8.24.11 - Diaspora Activist: Health Care Project in Ethiopia a Success - Read more about our programs in Ethiopia and the successes and challenges that lie ahead. Click here to read more and click here to listen to the audio interview.

6.3.11 - African Services Committee Women's Group Speaks Out Against NY Post's Criminalization of HIV in Strauss-Kahn Coverage Read the letter here.

5.10.11 - African Services Committee honored with Drs. Frank and Mary Calderone City Health Award Read more about this award here.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3.22.11 - Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Honored with Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award Read here


12.17.10  -- Haven in Harlem -- Ugandans Abroad, a website serving the East African population, interviews Communications Director, Stephanie Kaplan, about African Services and our role in the community. Read here


12.01.11 -- Fun Times Magazine & African Services Committee Announce Media Partnership Read here

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Tembeni Fazo: Peer Counseling African Immigrants Living With HIV
African Services' Peer Counselor, Tembeni Fazo, is featured as Poz Magazine's Advocate of the Month. Read more


10.13.10 -- Standing Up for HIV-positive Immigrants
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A new campaign aims to beat stigma and discrimination against HIV-positive Africans in New York by urging the wider population to show solidarity with them. Read more

Press Release: African Services Committee Applauds US National Institute of Health (NIH) as First to License Patents with Medicines Patent Pool

Press Release: African Services Committee Applauds US National Institute of Health (NIH) as First to License Patents with Medicines Patent Pool
September 30, 2010 -- New York, NY -- The US National Institute of Health (NIH) has become the first patent-holder to license patents to the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), established by UNITAID this year. In doing so, the NIG and the US government have taken a large stride forward in validating the HIV MPP, and raised a leadership challenge to others within the pharmaceutical industry to follow suit. Read more


9.28.10  -- Sandra Roa speaks to African Services' Community Liaison, Fatou Diop, regarding issues surrounding immigrant healthcare in the United States. Listen to it here.
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The Gothamist
by John Del Signore -- A city blog featuring our Positive Kids 3: Through Their Eyes fundraiser, and photographer Haik Kocharian, the photographer whose photos were featured at our event. Read the article here.

Press Release: Public Protests Worldwide on Uganda Anti-Gay Measure
Tuesday, November 17, 2009--A global public protest against a proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda will take place this week in New York City and Washington DC, aligned with global human rights protests in other cities around the world. Read more arrow_green.gif

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AIDS Activists Seek Gains Amid High Infection Rate
by Curtis Stephen

HIV Testing by African Immigrants in the Bronx Rises
By Selena Carmel

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Immigrants Cut Costs to Keep Up Remittances 
By Rebekah Kebede

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Group Celebrates Heritage Ties to New President
By Budd Mishkin

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The Year of Living Nervously
By Emily Brady


Wuyi Jacobs
 talks to African Services about HIV prevention and testing in New York City's immigrant communities.

See our Previous press coverage for additional and press releases.