Blogs from the Community
Learn more by reading guest posts on our hepatitis blog from non-federal partners sharing best practices, successes, and challenges in their work on viral hepatitis.
- Results from six years of conducting community-based HBV education and screenings among Asian Americans by Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J.
- The Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington, D.C., a community provider of direct services aimed at preventing liver disease due to viral hepatitis among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, African immigrants, and other high risk groups.
- Progress on the HCV elimination project launched by the Cherokee Nation includes the screening of 23,000 Native Americans.
- HepCure, a free provider and patient education toolkit for HCV developed by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the New York State Department of Health’s AIDS Institute, and the Community Health Care Association of NY State. Read the blog post to learn more.
- A new resource from the Seattle-based Hepatitis Education Project and the National Hepatitis Corrections Network to provide hepatitis education and services to incarcerated persons.
- National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) perspectives on integrating Hepatitis Services into HIV programs in local health departments.
- New York State’s implementation of the nation’s first state hepatitis C testing law.
- Perspectives from Coalition Against Hepatitis for People of African Origin (CHIPO) on the need for increased awareness of HBV among African immigrants.
- A campaign, Give Birth to the End of Hep B from the Immunization Action Coalition on eliminating perinatal HBV transmission.