June 8, 2022

Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics and Teva Pharmaceuticals Partner to Advance Access to Behavioral Health Services

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. & PARSIPPANY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Direct Relief, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC), and Teva Pharmaceuticals today launched a new program to expand medication access and provide grant funding to free and charitable clinics that care for medically underserved patients suffering from depression and/or anxiety. Teva is providing free and […]

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January 26, 2022

Direct Relief, BD, NAFC Announce Free and Charitable Clinic Grant Winners

$300,000 in charitable grants will help address chronic disease care among U.S. vulnerable populations Photos courtesy of Church Health Center of Memphis, Inc. and West Virginia Health Right, Inc. In their continued effort to help vulnerable populations access health care services that address chronic disease, Direct Relief, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) and the National [...]
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December 8, 2021

Eko and the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics Partner to Improve Cardiovascular Care in Medically Underserved Communities

Eko donates smart stethoscope and telehealth kits to free & charitable clinics across 33 states, enhancing cardiac screening services to uninsured and medically underserved Americans OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eko, a cardiopulmonary digital health company, today announced its partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC). The partnership [...]
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August 5, 2021

Medication Can Be An Expensive Barrier to Care. At Charitable Pharmacies, It’s Free.

Charitable pharmacies are a medication safety-net for those who can’t afford their medications and would otherwise be turned away. In the U.S., those who can’t afford their medications often go without them. Most pharmacies charge for prescription drugs and, unlike hospital emergency rooms, “if you don’t have the money, you get turned away,” said Rusty […]

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July 23, 2021

Free Georgia health clinic for uninsured receives $2.5 million to relocate, expand

Since it opened in 2015, the Clarkston Community Health Center has attracted long lines of impoverished patients, at times becoming so busy that it has been forced turn some away. The volunteer-run nonprofit has provided free care to more than 5,500 immigrants, refugees and U.S.-born people without health insurance. Some have traveled from Alabama, South […]

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July 19, 2021

Free and Charitable Clinics Receive Grant for Point-of-Care Diagnostics

BD, Heart to Heart International and the NAFC Announce 2020/2021 Grantees for Multi-Year Diagnostic Testing Initiative to Improve Patient Outcomes As part of a continued effort to support and improve evidence-based care in free and charitable clinics, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, in conjunction with Heart to […]

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June 9, 2021

Vistaprint Donates 240,000 Face Masks and Filters to NAFC to Reach Underserved Communities

In Vistaprint’s commitment to supporting community-wide action to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the company has partnered with the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) to help underserved communities throughout the United States fight the pandemic.  The NAFC has received a donation of 240,000 reusable Face Masks and filters from Vistaprint that will be distributed to more than 125 Free and Charitable Clinics in 39 states throughout the country.

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June 7, 2021

Biogen and Eisai launch multiple initiatives to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease access ADUHELM™

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following today’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of ADUHELMTM (aducanumab-avwa) as the first and only Alzheimer’s disease treatment to address a defining pathology of the disease by reducing amyloid beta plaques in the brain, Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) and Eisai Inc., U.S. subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd., announced a range of programs intended to support access for all qualified patients, including traditionally underserved populations. These initiatives aim to help patients and their families understand the disease, navigate the diagnostic journey, secure culturally competent care and afford treatment.

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