City Council demonstrated its commitment to hepatitis elimination by continuing support for the Viral Hepatitis Initiative, which has improved health care access for over 8,000 New Yorkers at risk for or living with hepatitis B or C, and trained over 800 clinical providers.
May Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Hepatitis Testing Day and Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day.
It is time to unleash your creative side! The American Liver Foundation is looking to you to design the 2017 Liver Life Walk T-shirt. The winner of the design contest will receive a $50 Amazon gift card
People living with hepatitis B should be screened for liver cancer every six months and people with Hepatitis C and cirrhosis should be screened every six months. Recommended screening is through ultrasound.
Study shows that two out of five Bronx residents who test positive for hepatitis C are undiagnosed. The Health Department’s Viral Hepatitis Program offers free resources to support health care providers in hepatitis B and C screening and care.
World Hepatitis Day provides a platform for people to speak out, be engaged and take action to ensure global commitments are met and viral hepatitis is eliminated by 2030.
- Sign On | Urge Congress to Appropriate Opioid Funding for Hep C/ HIV February 14, 2018
- Training Manual for Treatment Activists | Hep C & HIV Coinfection February 2, 2018
- Letter to Administration: “America Falls Behind in Hepatitis Elimination Efforts” January 9, 2018
- NY City Council Discretionary Funding Application (Due 2/20/18) December 22, 2017