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Ron Valdiserri
Despite the availability of effective hepatitis B vaccines and recommendations for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for babies born to hepatitis B-infected mothers, approximately 1,000 babies are perinatally infected with hepatitis B each year in the United States.
Congress has given states and local communities, under limited circumstances, the opportunity to use federal funds to support certain components of syringe services programs.
Ron Valdiserri
Dr. Frieden observed that we’ve made important progress in our response to HIV.
Ron Valdiserri
Information collected in response to this RFI will be compiled into a Viral Hepatitis Community Stakeholder Report intended to document and disseminate information about innovative and impactful actions undertaken by community stakeholders in 2014 and 2015 in support of the goals of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan.
Ron Valdiserri
Key among the many accomplishments was the joint effort of viral hepatitis stakeholders to collect input and recommendations, develop, and broadly disseminate the updated, cross-governmental Action Plan in April 2014.
Corinna Dan
Tools and resources are available that can help every nurse working in the field of HIV care to become a viral hepatitis champion for the patients they serve.
Surveys suggest that as many as 25% of Americans cannot afford and do not fill the prescriptions on which they depend. Because of this, finding ways to improve affordability and access for patients, supporting and increasing innovation in the industry, andmaking people healthier has become an area of significant interest to many.
Rich Feffer
The prevalence of hepatitis C is high among persons who are incarcerated, with studies estimating rates that range from 10% to more than one-third.
The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) funds a comprehensive system of care for people living with HIV (PLWH) in the United States, particularly those who are poor and/or come from vulnerable populations.
The HHS Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) invites participants in the 2015 American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting to join us for a special session: The Changing Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis – Hepatitis C Emerging Trends and Disparities Tuesday, November 3rd from 12:30pm-2:00pm CT


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