This study aims to validate algorithms designed to estimate treatment and cure of Hep C using RNA test results reported through routine surveillance.
The NYC Department of Health implemented a patient navigation program, Check Hep C, to address patient and provider barriers to HCV care and potentially lifesaving treatment.
The study concludes that the high burden of Hep B infection among African immigrants in the United States underscores a need for continued screening and linkage to care in this at-risk population.
A new Epi Data Brief Neighborhood Poverty and Infectious Diseases: Health Disparities in NYC found that New Yorkers residing in very high poverty census tracts were more likely to be diagnosed with Hep B and C.
Results from a Geographically Focused, Community-Based Hep C Screening, Linkage-to-Care & Patient Navigation ProgramArticles, Hepatitis C
Non-clinical screening programs with patient navigator services are an effective means to diagnose, link, retain and re-engage patients in HCV care. Eliminating referral requirements for subspecialty care might further enhance retention in care for patients chronically infected w...
Factors Associated With HCV Infection Among HIV-Infected MSM With No Reported Injection Drug Use, NY (2000-2010). Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2015Articles, Publications, Research Opportunities, Hepatitis C & HIV
Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is a major source of morbidity and mortality among HIV-infected patients. Despite decreasing HCV incidence in the United States, the proportion of cases among men who have sex with men (MSM) without history of injection drug use (IDU) in New York C...
- NY Governor Announces Nation’s First State-Level Hep C Elimination Strategy March 16, 2018
- NYC Council Viral Hepatitis Initiative March 9, 2018
- 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