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Commemoratory event for Yoshiaki Yamasaki
The celebration of life event for Yoshiaki Yamasaki will be held on 24th May 2023, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the restaurant Casa Mexico. Family members, friends, and anyone whose lives were touched by Yoshiaki are welcome to join, to celebrate and commemorate him.
The restaurant is located on 1134 South 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147. All are welcome.
By Mary Hochendoner, click here to learn more.
The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium (TPAC)
World Health Care Infrastructures (WHCI)
TPAC/WHCI is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to ensure the availability and coordination of comprehensive and integrative health and support services to individuals who experience:
Lack of affordable healthcare
Challenges navigating the systems
Sexually transmitted infections
Behavioral health challenges
in two years
revenues to direct services
We provide individual counseling, therapy and mental evaluation sessions which are mostly for victims of crimes in the progress of applying for U-Visa and T-visa and asylum. We also facilitate the following support groups :
Trans-Formation project for the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender variants communities (in English)
Victims of crimes (in Spanish)
Men support group (in Spanish)
Mental health support (in English & Spanish)
Our medical clinic is staffed with Doctor David Agosto, a nurse practitioner and Dr. Helena Kwakwa, the director of Infectious Diseases of Philadelphia Department of Public Health. We provide primary care for immigrants, people with HIV/AIDS and special need communities. These include:
Immigrants with uninsured and under-insured care
Medication for those in the 340 B program
Access to special needs community services
emergency food program
We offer STI testing services using rapid testing technology for the following infections:
We also provide testing and linkage to Care Certification Program and Sexual Violence and HIV Certification.