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White House World Hepatitis Day Proclamation

July 28, 2015

Presidential Proclamation — World Hepatitis Day, 2015 WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2015 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, doctors, medical researchers, and other professionals dedicated to health care and public health are working hard every day to combat disease and build … Continue reading White House World Hepatitis Day Proclamation

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New Release | Hep B & C Mobile App

New Release! The NYC Health Dept’s free Liver Health app now offers both Hep C and Hep B information. The NYC Liver Health App includes: Hep B and C risk assessment Hep B and C self management checklist Alcohol screening Site locator providing testing and medical care sites Connection to online support and resources News alerts Download … Continue reading New Release | Hep B & C Mobile App

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FDA Approves Daklinza in Combination with Sofosbuvir for HCV Genotype 3 Infection

July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, FDA approved DAKLINZA (daclatasvir) a hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A inhibitor indicated for use with sofosbuvir for the treatment of chronic HCV genotype 3 infection. DAKLINZA is available as a 30 mg and 60 mg tablet. DAKLINZA is the first drug that has demonstrated safety and efficacy to treat genotype 3 … Continue reading FDA Approves Daklinza in Combination with Sofosbuvir for HCV Genotype 3 Infection

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Press Release | World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

For Immediate Release Contact: Sue Preziotti, 917-647-1590  sue.preziotti@yahoo.com Free Screenings, Vaccinations, Health Fairs to Mark  6th Annual World Hepatitis Day in NYC July 28 Nearly 250,000 in NYC Infected with Hepatitis B or C Viruses, which Cause 4,000 Deaths a Day Worldwide New York, NY, July 24, 2015 – The Hep Free NYC Network, a multi-sector … Continue reading Press Release | World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

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3rd National African American Hep C Action Day | July 25, 2015

July 23, 2015

On July 25, 2013, the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. (NBLCA), in partnership with HARM Reduction Coalition and the Coalition on Positive Health Empowerment (C.O.P.E.), launched the First Annual African American Hepatitis C Action Day, a community mobilization initiative aimed at reducing the high incidence of HCV infection in black communities by drawing … Continue reading 3rd National African American Hep C Action Day | July 25, 2015

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Hep C: The Facts Booklet with New Treatment Information (NYC Health Dept)

July 22, 2015

The Hep C: The Facts booklet has been updated to reflect the advancements in Hep C treatment made in the last few years. Find treatment comparisons and information on the stages of Hep , types of liver tests, and resources. Download the booklet in English or Spanish or order free of cost by calling 311. Download the Hep C … Continue reading Hep C: The Facts Booklet with New Treatment Information (NYC Health Dept)

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Provider Guidance | Alcohol Screening & Counseling for Hepatitis Patients

July 21, 2015

Medical and peer providers can use these materials to screen clients or patients about their alcohol intake and counsel them as appropriate. Find alcohol screening questions, counseling messages and information on alcohol screening and intervention training. Download the “Alcohol Screening and Counseling for Patients with Hepatitis” booklet in English. Download the “Alcohol and Hepatitis Tips for … Continue reading Provider Guidance | Alcohol Screening & Counseling for Hepatitis Patients

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2015 HIV, HCV & TB Pipeline Report (Treatment Action Group)

July 20, 2015

DRUGS, DIAGNOSTICS, VACCINES, PREVENTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, RESEARCH TOWARD A CURE, & IMMUNE-BASED & GENE THERAPIES IN DEVELOPMENT JULY 17, 2015 By Polly Clayden, Simon Collins, Mike Frick, Mark Harrington, Tim Horn, Richard Jefferys, Erica Lessem, Lindsay McKenna, and Tracy Swan Edited by Andrea Benzacar WWW.PIPELINEREPORT.ORG Download PDFs Read online In this year’s report: Dedications The Antiretroviral … Continue reading 2015 HIV, HCV & TB Pipeline Report (Treatment Action Group)

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HIV Undetectable, Hep C Cured! Hep C Peer Navigator Louis Jones Story

July 9, 2015

Louis Jones is a peer navigator at Harlem United FROSTD and he participated in the IDUHA Hep C Peer Navigation Program. His story is one of resilience, advocacy and attaining a goal he never imagined possible: being cured of Hep C. Louis started using heroin when he was 19 years old, and in 1986 he … Continue reading HIV Undetectable, Hep C Cured! Hep C Peer Navigator Louis Jones Story

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NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities (2013)

Overview of Viral Hepatitis Surveillance, Prevention and Control Activities at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2013:  Hep B and C Actvities Report (pdf)   The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been actively engaged in hepatitis surveillance, prevention and control for over a decade; however, 2013 marked a year … Continue reading NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities (2013)

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Data Reports | Hep B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility. NYC Dept of Health, 2015

July 6, 2015

Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2013 Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2012 Percent of infants who received hepatitis B vaccine within 3 days of birth by delivery facility, NYC. Published by the NYC Health Department, 2015. More info here. Hep Free NYC supports the Immunization Action Coalition’s National Hep … Continue reading Data Reports | Hep B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility. NYC Dept of Health, 2015

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Factors Associated With HCV Infection Among HIV-Infected MSM With No Reported Injection Drug Use, NY (2000-2010). Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2015

Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2015 See full article:  Factors Associated With HCV Infection Among HIV-Infected MSM With No Reported Injection Drug Use, NY (2000-2010) (pdf) Background: Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is a major source of morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected patients. Despite decreasing HCV incidence in the United States, the proportion of cases among men who have sex with … Continue reading Factors Associated With HCV Infection Among HIV-Infected MSM With No Reported Injection Drug Use, NY (2000-2010). Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2015

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NYSDOH AIDS Institute Defines HCV Experienced Provider

July 2, 2015

Source: Defining the Experienced Hepatitis C Provider, New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, June 2015 Transformative new treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) will greatly expand the number of patients in New York State who can be treated successfully. This expansion promises to reduce morbidity, mortality, and the incidence of HCV transmission, but it … Continue reading NYSDOH AIDS Institute Defines HCV Experienced Provider

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World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

Worldwide 400 million people are living with hepatitis B or C. Every year 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis and yet all of these deaths could be prevented. With better awareness and understanding of how we can prevent hepatitis we can eliminate this disease and save 4,000 lives a day.  Events happening in NYC: … Continue reading World Hepatitis Day 2015 NYC

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Epi Data Brief | Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids in NYC, 2000-2013

July 1, 2015

Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City, 2000-2013 Data Brief (PDF) – Data Tables (PDF) August 2014, No. 50 (Updated) Health Department’s Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013

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