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Help shape the objectives for Healthy People 2030. Submit your comments today!
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is soliciting written comments on the proposed objectives for Healthy People 2030 through January 17, 2019. This public comment period will allow comments on the proposed HP2030 objectives and members of the public can also propose their own objectives.
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NRV and NHAS callouts
ADM Brett Giroir, MD, Assistant Secretary for Health at HHS, initiated the process to develop the next editions of NVHAP and NHAS, both of which expire in 2020.
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The 7 indicators in CDC’s 2018 National Viral Hepatitis Progress Report provide a way to assess progress toward achieving key viral hepatitis goals.
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An ORISE HIV and viral hepatitis co-infection fellowship opportunity is available in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH).
Hepatitis A
Local Health Departments are on the frontline of defense monitoring and responding to upwards of 70 nationally notifiable infectious diseases, including hepatitis A.
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Responding to hepatitis A outbreaks requires partnerships between health departments, health centers, homeless service providers, & substance abuse services.
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released a draft Strategic Plan FY 2018-2022 and is inviting comments from stakeholders.
Mother holding a newborn baby
The AAP issued a policy statement calling for the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B through providing the birth dose of the HBV vaccine within the first 24 hours of life to all medically stable newborns.
Jim Berger, MS, MT (ASCP), SBB, Senior Advisor for Blood Policy
Earlier this month, we marked the 80th anniversary of the world’s first blood bank. It’s hard to overstate the importance of blood banking in the history of modern medicine, or the changes that have occurred in blood banking and transfusion in the last century.