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BU Today

On a recent weekday afternoon, three volunteers from the School of Public Health are busy stacking cases of water onto a handcart in the Activist Lab, whose mission is to be “a catalyst for SPH and the community to engage in innovative programs, drive policy and system improvements, and inspire public health leadership.”

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WBUR Common Health

I held my breath for a moment while I registered the unmistakable sight of cancer. I knew how devastating this diagnosis would be to my patient. Furaha – a refugee and a single mother of eight children, all of whom were sheltered in a hotel for homeless families – already faced myriad hurdles.

Furaha fled civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, lived in a refugee camp where her husband abandoned the family, and finally arrived in Massachusetts where her family became homeless.

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Wicked Local Winchester

The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s 2018 “Medicine that Matters” gala was held May 21 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

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NPR

More than 115 Americans are dying every day from an opioid overdose. But a study out Monday finds that just three in 10 patients revived by an EMT or in an emergency room received the follow-up medication known to avoid another life-threatening event.

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Wiked Local Yarmouth

The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s 2018 “Medicine that Matters” gala was held Monday, May 21, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

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Wicked Local Rehoboth

Since August, Krier has spent every Tuesday as a case management volunteer at BHCHP, accompanying patients to medical appointments and on all sorts of errands — to government offices, banks and pharmacies.

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East Boston Times-Free Press

The Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s (BHCHP) 2018 “Medicine that Matters” gala was held Monday, May 21, at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. Over 600 guests gathered for cocktails, dinner and awards ceremony that honored two individuals who have worked for many years with BHCHP’s mission to deliver exceptional medical and behavioral health services to homeless individuals and families.

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Dorchester Reporter

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) honored Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) and its president and CEO Andrew Dreyfus as well as attorney Mala Rafik, the managing partner at Boston-based law firm Rosenfeld & Rafik, P.C, at its “Medicine That Matters” gala on May 21 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

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The Boston Globe

Red Sox spouses and significant others, including Erin Bradley, Shannon Wright, Lakyn Holt, and Kelli Pedroia, stopped by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program on Albany Street to take a tour and prep for BHCHP’s “Sox for Socks” event at Fenway June 22-24.

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North End Waterfront

St. Anthony Shrine has been awarded a $500,000 grant – the largest in its history – from Cummings Foundation’s Sustaining Grants program. The funding will allow the Shrine to grow its Women’s Health Clinic by 35 percent to better serve the complex health care needs of Boston’s most vulnerable homeless population.

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