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WORKING TOGETHER FOR A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY


UPMC is deeply committed to the western Pennsylvania region, and is proud to share our experience and resources to enhance the quality of life for local residents.

We touch the individual lives of people throughout the region - through the patients we treat, and the individuals and communities who benefit from our activities.
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Global Links Breathe Hope Program
Health of the Community

Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and re-purposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in under-served areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. All across Central and South America, nebulizers are in short supply, but asthma is on[...]

Global Links Suture Donation Program
Health of the Community

Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and re-purposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in under-served areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. In many countries, hospitals that serve the poor lack sutures – surgical stitching material.  Since[...]

Walk Pittsburgh App
Health of the Community

The WalkPittsburgh.org mobile application is an integral piece to the program. To get the App, go to WalkPittsburgh.org and register.  Once you have registered, you can download the App, available for iPhone and Android devices. The mobile App includes a pedometer that counts your steps for each walking session, counts[...]

Walk Pittsburgh
Health of the Community

WalkPittsburgh.org provides resources and support to encourage walking as a viable commuting option. The mission also includes improving pedestrian safety, communicate the health and economic benefits of walking, and ensure that walkability is factored into transportation and development plans. The site contains various tools to help the community become the[...]

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile: Allegheny Intermediate Head Start Program
Health of the Community

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is a primary care center on wheels that offers medical care to at-risk children in our communities. Families of the Allegheny Intermediate Head Start Program are able to access the Care Mobile and receive needed physical, dental and immunizations. UPMC is proud to support the[...]

Global Links
Health of the Community

Promoting a two-fold mission, Global Links prevents surplus medical materials from going into landfills and repurposes them as life-saving resources for clinics in underserved areas of the world where medical supplies are necessary to provide even basic care to patients. For the past decade, UPMC has partnered with Global Links[...]

Healthy Communities Outreach Education Program: Nepalese Women in Pittsburgh
Health of the Community

Healthy Communities is an initiative of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC to raise awareness, provide tools, and take health education into the communities. The program is available to a diverse population including women from Nepal refugee camps. Healthy Communities offers a place for these women to learn about healthy lifestyles including[...]

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank: Produce to People
Health of the Community

Produce to People is an initiative of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. The program provides fresh produce throughout the Pittsburgh area to those families and seniors in need. Most food pantries cannot stock fresh produce as they do along with other non-perishable items. Produce is a healthy food option that[...]

Animal Friends: Training Your Pets for Therapets
Health of the Community

The Animal Friends Therapets program provides training for owners and their pets to become therapy pets in senior centers, hospitals, and community centers. The program’s trainer will evaluate your pet and enroll them in a training course exposing them to real life situations with wheel chairs, hospital beds, and various[...]