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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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Sign-on Letter | Urge President to Fund Hepatitis Programs in 2016

January 14, 2015

The AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC), in collaboration with the Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) and other coalitions, has developed an organizational sign-on letter urging the president to adequately fund hepatitis and HIV programs. Below is an excerpt from an ABAC email; the ABAC sign-on letter includes HAP’s FY2016 request for an increase in CDC’s Division … Continue reading Sign-on Letter | Urge President to Fund Hepatitis Programs in 2016

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Hep C & HIV Training Manual for Treatment Advocates (Treatment Action Group)

November 25, 2013

Hep C & HIV Training Manual for Treatment Advocates (Treatment Action Group) TRAINING MANUAL FOR TREATMENT ADVOCATES: Hepatitis C Virus and Coinfection with HIV November 2013 – The information here is written by and for people who are not medical specialists. We are treatment activists who learned about hepatitis C because it was a problem … Continue reading Hep C & HIV Training Manual for Treatment Advocates (Treatment Action Group)

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Call to support NYS Hep C Baby Boomer Testing Bill

June 18, 2013

The New York State Legislature is considering a bill to require clinics and hospitals to offer hepatitis C screening to all baby boomers. Thanks to help from strong advocacy and calls made last month, the bill has already passed in the Assembly. We need to demand that S2750A is immediately brought to the Senate floor … Continue reading Call to support NYS Hep C Baby Boomer Testing Bill

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Action Alert! Call Senators to Urge Passage of NY State Hep C Testing Bill. 1st in Country!

June 13, 2013

ACTION NEEDED: Urge Passage of NY State Hep C Testing Bill. The 1st in the country! Please refer questions to: Jeremy Saunders VOCAL New York (jeremy@vocal-ny.org). Without action our hepatitis C testing bill could be left to die without a vote in the New York State Senate! Please make the below calls, and urge your … Continue reading Action Alert! Call Senators to Urge Passage of NY State Hep C Testing Bill. 1st in Country!

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Action Alert! Save Local Specialty Pharmacy

December 28, 2012

Important News about Medicaid Managed Care & Hepatitis C Treatment Access Today, you can still access HCV specialty medications from your local neighborhood pharmacy but – THIS RIGHT IS AT RISK of being taken away! Tens of thousands of New York’s most vulnerable patients enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans are being forced to use … Continue reading Action Alert! Save Local Specialty Pharmacy

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Nominate Board Member | South Asian Public Health Association

August 27, 2014

The South Asian Public Health Association is looking for dynamic, driven, and dedicated Board members for the 2015-2017 term. SAPHA is a non-profit organization that has been in existence since 1999. The mission of SAPHA is to promote the health and well-being of South Asian communities by advancing the field of South Asian public health through interactions … Continue reading Nominate Board Member | South Asian Public Health Association

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