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Capacity for Health (C4H) is proud to welcome Jamila Shipp as our team’s Associate Director!

An Oakland native and nationally respected leader in public health, community advocacy and capacity-building, Shipp brings a heart for social justice, nearly two decades of experience, and a track-record of innovation in an always changing HIV sector. She returns to C4H in our Oakland offices, where she has previously served as Capacity Building Specialist and […]

3 Strategies for Increasing HIV Awareness in the Communities You Serve

When it comes to the fight against HIV/AIDS, awareness plays a critical role. According to the Centers for Disease Control, diagnosing people living with HIV and providing them with treatment would greatly reduce risk of transmission, preventing about 90 percent of new infections.

Advantages of Taking Nonprofit Management Courses Online

Effective leadership is key to success across every industry, but managing a team in a critical field like healthcare – where good leadership is a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have – can feel especially stressful. Leaders must constantly strive to increase their knowledge and expertise, as well as keep up with the latest innovations in an industry that’s always changing.

8 Examples of Capacity Building Activities for Health Service Organizations

What is capacity building, and how can it help your health service organization grow and thrive? Capacity building means more than just an organization’s current ability to perform its mission; rather, it impacts a nonprofit’s capacity to deliver on goals over time, to expand its capabilities, and to further succeed in its mission or take on more work.

Nonprofit Capacity Building Assistance – Understanding Your Options

Change may be inevitable but even expected changes can cause upheaval for nonprofits. Given the constraints — such as tight financial resources and overstretched staff — that so many organizations must maneuver within, navigating change can add another layer of complexity.

HIV Guidelines: Understanding the HIV PrEP Framework

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, has proven to be an effective way to prevent HIV infection. The method was introduced in 2012, when the FDA approved the drug Truvada — which blocks an enzyme that allows HIV to replicate itself within the body.