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For nearly three decades Family Health Care (FHC) has led the way towards caring for people with HIV. When HIV was initially hitting the area, Dr. Lee was one of the only two doctors in Kansas City who provided care to uninsured AIDS patients. FHC has provided cutting edge HIV services in the 1980's through today. Two years ago, FHC was the first in the area to offer Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for people who want protection from the possible transmission of HIV. (For example, negative partners of positive people.)

 

The AIDS epidemic has slackened for some populations, and in some parts of the world. But it is still a leading cause of death and it is still disrupting families, communities and countries. We urge anyone who supports caring and treating people with HIV to consider giving of their time or resources locally to Family Health Care or more globally to UNAIDS. At FHC donations are used to provide free HIV testing, medications and PrEP for uninsured individuals. At UNAIDS $75 dollars can treat a person with HIV for a year (medications are provided at specially reduced rates for under-developed countries.)

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Family Health CARE-

Making a better world! Serving Kansas City's under-served for more than twenty-five years!

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Family Health Care wants to be your medical home.

 

What is a medical home?

 

A medical home is a place with accessible, quality, comprehensive, coordinated care based on a relationship with a team that includes a personal provider who knows you as an individual.

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We are looking for a new team member- HIV Provider (MD,DO,NP,PA)- click here

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Dr. Rommel Asagwara and

Dr. Sylvia  Ligard

 

Orange Clinic

 Green Clinic

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Dr. Tina Garcia and
 
Dr. Turner Fishpaw

Family Medicine Faculty- Dr. Failth Butler, Dr. Erin Corrveau

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 ‘Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.’- Reverend Martin Luther King.

 

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion … People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love … For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite,”  Nelson Mandela

 

More on racism

The "Q" on Quindaro- Re-Opening the clinic to serve in the NE of KCKS

 

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.- Robert Kennedy

 

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Real stories from patient care files.

 

John McKain - a hero in war, a hero in his life, a true hero in the senate.

The senate adjourned at almost 2 AM 7/28/2017 after voting down the terrible health care bill with the Democrats and three Republicans- Susan Collins (Maine), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and a heroic and pivital vote "nay" from John McCain (Arizona). Thank you to these senators and Missouri senator Claire McCaskill who listened to their constituents and did not bow to special interests and partisanship. Sorry our Republican Kansas senators Jerry Moran, Pat Roberts and Missourian Roy Blunt lacked the courage and consideration to work for a health care system that will help more Americans and hurt fewer. We need to fix, not end the work of the ACA.  SLeeMD

   
 

Making a difference can happen in many ways. Support Family Health Care working for the vulnerable of our community through a donation to our Starfish Fund

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Family Health Care is a Safe Place- Learn more by clicking here.

   

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Convenient lobby-side pharmacy open now!

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Learn about FHC's innovative SMART program

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Social Medicine and Advocacy Residency Training

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How States like Kansas punish the poor for being both too poor and not poor enough...from the Health Foundation of Greater KC- click here

 

NPR Report- Study shows poverty reduces life expectancy by years...

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Click here to view KCPT's interview on "Difference Makers"

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HIV Services

 
If you believe you were exposed to HIV, it is important to be treated within 72 hours. Call 913-722-3100.  
 

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Clinic: PrEP HIV CARE

Expert Care for HIV+ and for prevention of HIV infection

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."I came to you as an immigrant, with no money and could not speak English then. I did not even know the nature of my ailment..." (Click here for more)

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Artist Crystal Cook

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