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The African American Health Program has been delivering free, critical health services to Montgomery County residents since 1999.

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AAHP and its sponsors and partners are proud to host a special World AIDS Day event: "HIV 30+ Years Later: Discussing HIV--Past, Present and Future."

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The African American Health Program's diabetes/heart health focus area provides FREE classes in diabetes prevention and management and heart health.

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AAHP provides FREE and confidential HIV testing throughout Montgomery County. See our HIV testing schedule.

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AAHP's Maternal and Child Health focus area's S.M.I.L.E. program stands for Starts More Infants Living Equally healthy. Learn more about our FREE services for expecting mothers.

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The African American Health Program (AAHP) is committed to eliminating health disparities and improving the number and quality of years of life for Black residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. 

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AAHP provides information and services based on six major focus areas. AAHP is staffed by a wide range of health professionals including physicians, registered nurses, health educators, and community outreach personnel.

Latest AAHP News

AAHP to Host Special World AIDS Day Event December 1

AAHP and its sponsor and partners, in observance of World AIDS Day, is proud to host "HIV 30+ Years Later: Discussing HIV--Past, Present, and Future." The event will feature guest speakers Dr. Allison L. Agwu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adult Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University, and Keymone Freeman, Founder and Co-owner of We Act Radio and Founder of the National Black Luv Festival, with panelist Dr. Seble Kassaye, Principal Investigator of the Women's Interagency HIV Study at Georgetown University. The panel will be moderated by Jamal DJ "One Luv" Muhammad, host of the Luv Lounge Radio Show. Light refreshments will be served.

View/download flyer here.
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Latest Community Health News

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Offering Community Service Grants

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Community Services Grants Program. The deadline for submission of the FY19 applications is 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017. More information and application materials are available here.

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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

AAHP will kick off Chronic Disease Management Classes at the Germantown Library, starting with Diabetes Education Class this December. The first class will be held on Tuesday, December 5, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. The topic is "Diabetes and You and Self-Management."

AAHP's Executive Coalition's next meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Silver Spring Civic Building in the Spring Room. The topic of discussion will be "How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays."

AAHP and the People's Community Baptist Church Men's Fellowship Ministry will host a County-wide Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, December 9 from 8:30 am - 10:30 am at the Norwood Center of the People's Community Baptist Church. Please see the flyer here.

For a complete listing of AAHP's October events, please see our October calendar.
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No matter your age or health status, your health should be a priority. AAHP provides a wealth of resources and services to help any individual live a healthier life.

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