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One and Only Campaign: Safe Injection Practices Coalition

One and Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices.  Unsafe injection practices and inadequate infection control procedures have led to outbreaks of hepatitis and bacterial infections nationwide, and this campaign aims to eliminate these outbreaks through education.

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NVHR endorses Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act 2014

October 31, 2014

  NVHR Endorses S.2839 NVHR has endorsed S.2839, “The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2014.” The bipartisan bill outlines a broad strategy to address the opiod and heroin misuse crisis in our communities. We sent a letter to all Senate Judiciary Committee members expressing our support for the legislation and outlining how it can … Continue reading NVHR endorses Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act 2014

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Sign on! And STOP funding cuts to Health Centers

October 15, 2013

Health centers play a central role in delivering high-quality affordable primary and preventive health services to over 1.6 million New Yorkers and over 22 million people nationwide, and they could be the health care home for many more. Yet without the support of the President and Congress, funding for the Health Centers program will be … Continue reading Sign on! And STOP funding cuts to Health Centers

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Get on the phone! & tell Congress to attend hepatitis briefing on July 26th

July 19, 2013

Urge Your Members of Congress to Attend the “We Can Eliminate Viral Hepatitis” Briefing on July 26th On Thursday, July 26th, the Caring Ambassadors Program and NVHR are hosting a briefing on behalf of the Congressional Hepatitis Caucus on the hepatitis B and C epidemics for Members of Congress and their staff. This briefing is … Continue reading Get on the phone! & tell Congress to attend hepatitis briefing on July 26th

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ACA Open Enrollment 2014 | What We Can Improve

July 8, 2014

Open Enrollment 2014: What We Can Improve During the first Open Enrollment Period, Action for Health Justice (AHJ) partners reached out to, educated and assisted with enrollment for over 540,000 Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA and NHPI) under the new, affordable health insurance plans and Medicaid. While the promise of coverage under … Continue reading ACA Open Enrollment 2014 | What We Can Improve

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Support Funding for Viral Hepatitis–Urge Your House Representative To Sign Important Dear Colleague Letter

March 19, 2014

Update! (8/4/14) New Congressional Sign On Letter to HHS Secretary Burwell  On July 28, 2014, 32 Members of Congress sent a Congressional Sign On Letter to Human and Health Services (HHS) Secretary Burwell, urging the increased action on viral hepatitis. This letter contained bipartisan support and focused on actions that Secretary Burwell could take to address … Continue reading Support Funding for Viral Hepatitis–Urge Your House Representative To Sign Important Dear Colleague Letter

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Comment! CDC Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan for 2016-2020

March 26, 2015

Please comment on the draft CDC Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan for 2016-2020. A letter from Dr. John Ward, Director of the Division of Viral Hepatitis (DVH) describing the goals of this draft framework: DVH Partner Letter The draft framework outlines DVH’s vision, mission, goals, and strategic imperatives and aligns with the new CDC/NCHHSTP strategic plan: Click here to view and … Continue reading Comment! CDC Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan for 2016-2020

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