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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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Comment! Draft 2013 NYSPrevention Agenda: Hep C Goal 5

December 7, 2012

A Draft of the 2013 Prevention Agenda for NYS has been posted on the NYS Department of Health Website. For the 1st time, The Prevention Agenda includes a goal for Hep C (Goal #5). To view the priority specific plan that includes Hep C, click here . Comments may be submitted to prevention@health.state.ny.us by December … Continue reading Comment! Draft 2013 NYSPrevention Agenda: Hep C Goal 5

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Open for Comment | Harvoni Being Presented at NYS DURB Nov. 20 (Albany)

October 29, 2014

Update 12/15/14: Click here for results of the 11/20/14 NYS DURB meeting. The next NYSDOH Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Board meeting is scheduled for November 20, 2014 in Albany. View info on the meeting on the NYS DOH website. A link to the full meeting agenda can be found here. Harvoni will be presented at this meeting. Public … Continue reading Open for Comment | Harvoni Being Presented at NYS DURB Nov. 20 (Albany)

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ALF Liver Life Walk NYC Jun 8

May 8, 2014

LIVER LIFE WALK NEW YORK CITY. SUNDAY JUNE 8th, 2014. Support the fight against liver disease! TO JOIN TEAM HBV, click here or contact Jeffrey Sung to learn more. You can also learn more about the walk here and register or donate to the NYC event here. NYC Event Details Location: Clinton Cove Park (55th Street & West … Continue reading ALF Liver Life Walk NYC Jun 8

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Hep C Patients: Share your photo for ‘I Deserve a Cure!’ campaign

September 17, 2014

In order to ensure all Hep C patients have access to life saving medications, Project Inform is collecting photographs of patients, holding a sign that says, “I Deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” with the phrase completed. Submit your photo today! Project Inform “I deserve a Hep C Cure Because…” DESCRIPTION OF THE CAMPAIGN Project … Continue reading Hep C Patients: Share your photo for ‘I Deserve a Cure!’ campaign

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Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014

August 11, 2014

See original post here. Presidential Proclamation — World Hepatitis Day, 2014 WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, one in twelve people are living with viral hepatitis. In the United States, millions of Americans are infected with … Continue reading Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014

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Comment! HBV Screening: USPSTF Recommendation Statement

February 18, 2014

This draft Recommendation Statement is based on an Evidence Report that is also available for public comment. To read the accompanying draft Evidence Report on Screening for Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Nonpregnant Adolescents and Adults and provide comments, go to www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/draftrep.htm The USPSTF makes recommendations about the effectiveness of specific clinical preventive services for … Continue reading Comment! HBV Screening: USPSTF Recommendation Statement

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