MBK was first established in 1999, as a nascent entity dedicated to the prevention, care, and treatment of persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). MBK’s HIV prevention services focused on designing and delivering an innovative range of educational and training programs in
public health, social policy, action research, information technology, advocacy, coalition development and capacity building. Through its extensive experience, MBK built its commitment to HIV prevention among racial and ethnic minority populations as evident through its service to over 20,000 constituents, nationwide, who represent community-based organizations, faith- based organization, institutions of higher learning, and community lay persons.
As it exists today, MBK is an experienced community-based organization working to eliminate health disparities among underserved, uninsured/underinsured and, other vulnerable populations through health education, health promotion, technical assistance, policy and environmental systems changes, and other health equity approaches. We were able to expand these services with the addition of Open Arms HealthCare Center. MBK’s efforts have expanded to include a wealth of health issues, including. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, tobacco cessation, and cancer, which has systemically transformed MBK from a grassroots organization into a community-based leader that strives to change the health status of Americans one community at a time.
MBK has long been known for its technical assistance programs. Providing support, education and training to community-based organizations, health departments and clinics to aid in the improvement of systems to provide care and services to the nation’s most vulnerable populations. As a result, in December 2021, My Brother’s Keeper was named a key partner with Gilead Sciences, Inc., and provided funding to provide technical assistance to community-based organizations, health departments and clinics to improve their revenue cycle management programs. The goal is to ensure that organizations create and maintain sustainable program revenue.
The program seeks to aid requestors with the following issues:
Technical assistance will be provided both virtually and onsite to ensure an adequate transformation of knowledge. There is no cost to the participating organizations. Services will include, but are not limited to:
For more information about the program and to determine eligibility, please email Marreo McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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MBK offers robust and targeted evaluation services to identify deficiencies and gaps and obtain programmatic results in a matter of weeks. MBK’s experience with implementation and process and outcome evaluation and monitoring allows clients to develop a program iteratively and make corrections. Evaluation services include:
My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. provides support and training services in fiscal, program, and organizational management through skills building trainings, workshops, and conference activities. All training services (except conference activities) include a tailored curriculum and 3 months of technical assistance services related to the training outcomes.
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