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Sign Letter of Thanks to Congress for introducing Viral Hepatitis Testing Act

Please join NVHR in signing the linked letter of support and thanks to our champions in Congress for introducing the Viral Hepatitis Testing Act. We would like to deliver this letter on the occasion of the first viral hepatitis testing day …on May 19th. The letter will also serve to educate members of Congress about the Act and encourage them to add their names to the list of co-sponsors. Please send your organization’s endorsement to Mimi Schott – mschott@nvhr.org by no later than COB on Friday, May 11, 2012. Include the name of your organization and your city and state.

Learn more: http://www.nvhr.org/content/viral-hepatitis-testing-act

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Press Release | NYC Hep B Awareness Week Press Conference

July 23, 2014

NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week Press Release   The Council of the City of New York Office of Communications City Hall New York, NY 10007 July 21, 2014 Contact: Sam Spokony [Chin]: 212-788-7259, sspokony@council.nyc.gov Jefferey LeFrancois [Johnson]: 212-564-7757, jlefrancois@council.nyc.gov Jonathan Chung [Koo]: 718-888-8747, jchung@council.nyc.gov COUNCIL MEMBERS CHIN, JOHNSON AND KOO JOIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND ADVOCATES … Continue reading Press Release | NYC Hep B Awareness Week Press Conference

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African American Hep C Action Day at NY City Hall: Press Conference. Thursday, July 25, Noon – 1:00 PM

July 24, 2013

African American Hep C Action Day at NY City Hall: Press Conference. Thursday, July 25, Noon – 1:00 PM. Learn more: www.nblca.org/inaugural-african-american-hepatitis-c-action-day-725-press-conference/

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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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Send message to Congress: Syringe Exchange prevents Hep C. End the Federal Ban!

May 10, 2015

Year after year, Congress chooses to maintain a ban on the use of federal money for local syringe exchange programs. Syringe exchange programs are a proven and cost-efficient strategy to reduce new HIV and Hep C infections among people who inject drugs. We know syringe exchange programs work. It’s time to end the ban.

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Make a Difference in 30sec! Call Congress About Hep Testing Act

July 1, 2014

  The Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2013 (HR 3723) is sitting in the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and it needs your help! This important bill would authorize $80 million over three years to increase essential surveillance, education, and testing programs for hepatitis B and C in the US. If you are a US … Continue reading Make a Difference in 30sec! Call Congress About Hep Testing Act

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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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