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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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Join us July 21-28th for NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week Events!

July 1, 2014

We are excited to be sponsoring the first ever NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week from July 21st to the 27th, culminating on the 28th with World Hepatitis Day. Get involved by attending events throughout the week! Awareness and advocacy are especially important now, because the Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2013 (HR 3723) is sitting in the Energy … Continue reading Join us July 21-28th for NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week Events!

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Sign on! Letter on Viral Hepatitis and the Prevention and Public Health Fund (Deadline May 9th)

May 9, 2012

Dear Colleagues: As you may know, the House proposed to use the Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF) as an offset for student loan interest rates when they passed the Interest Rate Reduction Act. This action politicizes two paramount issues that should be every legislators priority – the health and education of all Americans. Further, the … Continue reading Sign on! Letter on Viral Hepatitis and the Prevention and Public Health Fund (Deadline May 9th)

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Campaign Hep B: Stop Letting Americans Die of a Completely Preventable Disease

March 30, 2012

https://www.change.org/petitions/campaign-hep-b-stop-letting-americans-die-of-a-completely-preventable-disease

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Viekira Pak now preferred under NYS Medicaid Fee For Service (FFS)

March 9, 2015

Update 3/27/15: NYS Commissioner of Health approves changes for Viekira Pak Medicaid FFS prior authorization Medicaid Pharmacy Prior Authorization Programs Update On February 26, 2015, the New York State Medicaid Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board recommended changes to the Medicaid pharmacy prior authorization programs. The Commissioner of Health has reviewed the recommendations of the Board … Continue reading Viekira Pak now preferred under NYS Medicaid Fee For Service (FFS)

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Congressional Hepatitis Caucus recognizes World Hepatitis Day 2012

August 6, 2012

On July 28th, our nation joined others around the globe to observe World Hepatitis Day 2012, acknowledging the need for communities and governments across the world to come together to promote action against this silent killer. Few recognize the devastating impact of the hepatitis B and C disease. If left untreated, infections can cause liver … Continue reading Congressional Hepatitis Caucus recognizes World Hepatitis Day 2012

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Workshops | Neighborhood Leadership Institute Series

August 6, 2014

Taken from the Citizens Committee for NYC Website: Workshops Sharpen your community organizing skills. “At Citizens Committee, we don’t just give out grants. We host free community workshops on great ways to mobilize your neighbors, raise funds (beyond our own grants), navigate city government, and more. We share stories, tools, and tips custom-tailored to meet … Continue reading Workshops | Neighborhood Leadership Institute Series

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