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Welcome to St. Philip House

Not just a house. A home and a family.

St. Philip House is a haven for those with HIV/AIDS and their families in the central CT area.  St. Philip House is best described as a home; a place to feel safe, and as a doorway to a better life.  The programs that fall under the St. Philip House “roof” include many of the needed necessities for those touched by HIV/AIDS to reach their goals. Learn more about us...




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May 1, 2022

HIV/AIDS Patients Rally To Expand Housing Program in Albany, NY  
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April 1, 2022

Scientists Report That A Third Person Has Been Cured From AIDS  
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March 1, 2022

Fact Check:  COVID-19 boosters do not cause a positive AIDS test 
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February 1, 2022

How Close Are We To Curing AIDS?
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January 3, 2022

FDA Approved First Injectable HIV Prevention Drug
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December 1, 2021

Local Organizations Unite In Fight Agasinst HIV On World AIDS Day
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November 1, 2021

HIV Statistics In The United States
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October 1, 2021

Biden To Name African-born Doctor To Lead HIV/AIDS Response
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September 1, 2021

It's 2021, but Unfounded HIV Fears Are Still Pervasive Among Americans
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August 1, 2021

40 Years of AIDS: How Far We Have Come - And Still Need To Go
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July 1, 2021

People Living With HIV / AIDS At A Higher Risk Of Suicide
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June 11, 2021

US Urges World To Ensure HIV Services For LGBTQ Community
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June 1, 2021

Why Don't We Have An AIDS Vaccine After All These Years?
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May 3, 2021

"I Refuse To Be Faceless" Gainesville AIDS Survivor Continues Fight Against Stigma
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April 5, 2021

One Man Is Using His Experience With HIV/AIDS To Help With COVID-19

Phil Wilson of Black AIDS Institute.  He's retired but still connecting the dots on illness.  Now he is focused on COVID-19 and how to fight vaccine hesitancy within the HIV/AIDS community. 
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March 1, 2021

How TV Stories Have Shaped Our Understanding of AIDS

It is not an exaggeration to say that television has played an integral part in how many of us came to understand what the letters HIV and AIDS stand for.  Read more.


February 17, 2021

Vaccination Efforts In Sub-Saharan Africa Echo AIDS Epidemic

Sub-Saharan Africa has only administered a few dozen COVID-19 vaccines. It brings back memories of the AIDS epidemic when hundreds of thousands died because life-saving drugs were delayed.  Read more here.


February 5, 2021

National Black HIV / AIDS Awareness Day Puts Focus On Need To Address Equality & Drivers Of HIV Disparities In U.S. 

This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) observance comes amidst a national dialogue on systemic racism and calls for a greater focus on equity in all our work. We should use this opportunity to examine and address historic inequities experienced by Black Americans. For the HIV community, this means working to understand and address the circumstances that put people at risk for HIV or that create barriers to HIV care and treatment.
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January 27, 2021

5 Developments To Watch For In HIV / AIDS Treatment In 2021

2021 stands to be pivotal year for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Rochelle Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected as the new CDC director of the Biden Administration. Walensky, chief of infectious diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School, is a well-known HIV/AIDS researcher.  Read more here.



Wednesday, December 1, 2021 is World AIDS Day!

World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988, is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.





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