Philadelphia Department of Public Health


The City of Philadelphia is committed to improving lives of people in Philadelphia. Led by Mayor Michael A. Nutter and Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity and Health Commissioner Donald F. Schwarz MD MPH, the City government is guided by values of respect, service, and integrity. It aims to produce a government that works smarter, faster, and better. Four core areas are emphasized to produce specific results in economic development and jobs, enhancing public safety, investing in youth and protecting the most vulnerable, and reforming government.  The mission of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is to protect the health of all Philadelphians and to promote an environment that allows us to lead healthy lives. We provide services, set policies, and enforce laws that support the dignity of every man, woman and child in Philadelphia.

Executive Summary

Enhanced Comprehensive HIV Prevention Planning and Implementation for Metropolitan Statistical Areas Most Affected by HIV/AIDS Executive Summary [PDF – 64 KB]


Below you will find a link to this jurisdiction’s Approved Phase 1 ECHPP plan. These plans are living documents that will be updated by the jurisdiction as new data or information become available. Templates for these workbooks which were developed for this project can be found on the ECHPP Tools Page.

ECHPP Plan: Situational Analysis [PDF – 1 MB]

ECHPP Plan: Goals, Strategies, & Objectives with National Strategic Goals Tool [PDF – 485 KB]