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BY Tom Williams | May 15, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - At CHS on Tuesday, the air was filled with excitement and anticipation as students, faculty, and families gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating seniors on...
BY Tom Williams | May 13, 2024 Clarksdale, Mississippi - The Coahoma County High School (CCHS) PTO Alumni Scholarship Gala celebrated its second year with a night filled with nostalgia, recognition, and the promise of a brighter...

Institute hosts supports holiday health at local shelter

Ridgeland, MS (November 20, 2023) – The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health will deliver health and holiday cheer to the men at the...

Black Women Empowered in the Fight Against Breast Cancer Disparities

Jackson, MS (October 31, 2023) -- The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health invites Black women aged 18-50 to participate in a crucial...

Black Men’s Health Equity Council wants Brothers to Go Get Checked!

By: Warren Jones, MPH September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  Black men are 1.6 times more likely to get prostate cancer than other racial groups and...

Conference strategizes to reduce disparities among Black men

Jackson, MS (August 9, 2023) – Recently re-elected MS State Senator Hillman Frazier attended the inaugural Black Men’s Health Conference sponsored by the Institute...

Conference to address issues facing Mississippi men

By Bennie Foster, M.Ed. Our health must be our priority.  For years, people have uttered the phrase, your health is your wealth.  Sadly, for a...

Melvin receives grant from Preparedness and Treatment Equity Coalition (PTEC)

The Preparedness and Treatment Equity Coalition (PTEC) is announcing the award of three $50,000 grants to U.S. research teams investigating ways to decrease breast...

Conference tackles matters impacting men in Mississippi

Jackson, MS (June 30, 2023) –The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health Black Men’s Health Equity Council will host a Men’s Conference from...

Agencies partner with Walgreens for HIV Testing Day

Jackson, MS (June 20, 2023) – The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health and the CLM Healthcare Service Center will host National HIV...

Agencies issue joint statement in support of Pride Month

Jackson, MS (June 5, 2023) –  The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health (IAMH) and CLM Healthcare Service Center (CLM-HSC) proudly supports the...

Mississippi churches participate in No Menthol Sunday

Jackson, MS (May 26, 2023) – No Menthol Sunday was observed May 21, 2023, at Calvary M.B. Church in Renova, MS.  Sponsored by the...

Wellness event provides access to COVID tests and rapid HIV testing

Jackson, MS (May 18, 2023) The Institute for the Advancement of Minority Health and CLM Healthcare Service Center hosted the I Am ONLY Human...

Health and resource fair assists unhoused citizens

Jackson, MS (May 9, 2023) –The first Thursday of each month is a Brighter Day for residents at the Billy Brumfield Men’s Shelter.  Each...

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