Category Archives: Celebrity

I RISE – Event Announcement – 3/8/17 in Oakland!

WORLD, in partnership with AHF and other community organizations, will be celebrating National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day with Raheem DeVaughn and Goapele!We’ll be talking with them about relationships, love and HIV as we bring awareness to the lives of women and girls living with, or at risk for, HIV. Watch the video for […]

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WORLD Mourns The Loss of Gina Quattrochi, CEO of Bailey House

Gina Quattrochi was a fierce woman working to better the lives of those living with HIV and the WORLD family is saddened by the news of her passing on December 13th. Gina was CEO of Bailey House for 25 years. During her time at Bailey House, Gina played an influential role in making Bailey House […]

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AHF’s Black AIDS Crisis Taskforce (ABACT) media launch on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Saturday February 7th.

  ABACT,  an AHF initiative to create a coalition of African American health advocates and cultural influencers who will individually promote sexual responsibility and collectively help combat stigma and shame in the African-American community.  The group will work to directly address the various factors that contribute to years of national and international statistics that show people of African […]

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WORLD/AHF Affiliation Celebration

OAKLAND (August 26, 2014) – Last month, the Oakland-based community service organization Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases (WORLD) announced that it would be uniting with global public health organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) in order to expand the Oakland nonprofit’s capacity to provide lifesaving service to women, girls, families and communities affected by […]

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Kaiser Permanente Awards WORLD For HIV/AIDS Work

An Organization Dedicated to Making a Difference in HIV/AIDS Prevention Oct. 27, 2010 – Universal City, Calif. – Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases has won Kaiser Permanente’s 2010 HIV/AIDS Diversity Award. WORLD was recognized along with JoAnne Keatley of the University of California San Francisco and the Life Foundation. Organizational recipients are recognized for […]

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Divas Speak Out!

For Immediate Release Contact: Naina Khanna, 510-986-0340 ext 316 Oakland-based HIV organization WORLD, a part of Lady Gaga, Cyndi Lauper campaign. Celebrities hone in on women with HIV; renewed focus is timely, say advocates Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper, the new voices of VIVA GLAM lipstick, are channeling their high-voltage diva energy to ignite From […]

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