AIDS activists met with city health officials to ask that more be done to replace services lost when the sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Chelsea was closed for renovations in March, Gay City News reports.
Asian-American poets Monica Ong and Wo Chan read works concerning issues often silenced in their communities, at the “So Fukien Poetic” poetry reading in Dumbo. SinoVision attended the event at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.
A look at efforts to expand health care access to undocumented immigrants in NYC, and a documentary on the little-known enclave of “Little Spain” on West 14th Street, are part of this week’s episode of “Independent Sources” from CUNY TV.
Public Advocate Letitia James spoke outside City Hall in support of the City Council bill, which would require nail salons to register with the Health Department, reports Queens Courier.
Pieta House, a self-harm and suicide prevention center in Ireland, will open a New York location in Queens this September, reports Irish Central.
In a new study, The Hastings Center and New York Immigration Coalition describe the gaps in health care for the undocumented who are uninsured in NYC, and make some recommendations for closing those gaps.
Following a Polish immigrant’s recent suicide attempt on the Kosciuszko Bridge, Nowy Dziennik speaks to Polish-American therapists about the state of mental health in the Polish community.
Thousands of Latinos who served as 9/11 first responders hope that the legislation will be extended for another 25 years, El Diario reports.
The city’s Chelsea-based STD clinic is shuttered for renovations, and community leaders are trying to get local nonprofits to serve more local patients, reports Gay City News.
Staff members at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center eagerly signed up for Korean classes in a bid to better serve and communicate with the Korean patients who use the hospital, Korea Daily reports.
Drawing from the loss of her son, Heather Won Choi conceived the children’s book “Eugene’s Unsuspecting Journey” with a message of instilling courage in kids, reports Korea Daily. She read from her book to children and donated copies in English and Korean to the Queens Library.
Community activists want the city to require environmental impact statements from businesses located in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.
Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.
In this video, Prince Thompson, who came here from Liberia for back surgery and was forced to remain because of the Ebola outbreak, reflects on his circumstances and life in Little Liberia.
The Korean Graduate Students Association at NYU gave dental and other health consultations to seniors to thank the first generation for the struggles they endured to settle in the U.S., reports Korea Daily.