June 12, 2012

Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS), a non-profit healthcare organization, is pleased to announce that Children’s Defense Fund, National Action Network, and Raising Women’s Voices will be participating in its “Know Your Health Status” Awareness Health Fair on Saturday, June 23, 2012.

Children’s Defense Fund, a non-profit organization in lower Manhattan that serves children and youth from impoverished families in the areas of justice, healthcare and education, will be providing needy families in Sunset Park with valuable information and resources to healthcare and healthcare insurance for their children.

Raising Women’s Voices is a national initiative working to ensure women’s voices are heard and their concerns are addressed as policymakers put the new health reform law into action.

Registered nurses from National Action Network”s Health and Wellness Committee, led by Ms. Queenie Huling, Chairperson, will also be in attendance to lend a helping hand to AMPHS in anticipation of the large turnout expected at the event.  Ms. Lisa Williams, RN will be one of the nurses present at the event.

“We expect this to be a wonderful event full of health screenings, health and wellness consultations, access to public healthcare resources, information, healthcare policy, fun and giveaways for the community of Sunset Park,” says Mr. Hewett Chiu, President & CEO, AMPHS.  “There is something from which every community member can benefit at this health fair, whether it be for themselves, their friends, relatives or children” he continues.

The event will be held on:

Saturday, June 23, 2012

First Church of the Brethren

352 60th Street (near 4th Avenue)

Brooklyn, NY 11220

9:00 – 2:00PM

About AMPHS: The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is a humanitarian 501(c)3 non-profit organization operated exclusively by volunteers dedicated to providing free healthcare services to underprivileged communities of Brooklyn and New York City.  From strengthening our foundation through the public trust, we work to integrate healthcare systems, education, awareness, and disease prevention such that all people can appreciate healthcare not as a privilege, but as a basic human right.

For more information about us, please visit us at: national.amphsonline.org.