The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene conducted an enhanced surveillance project to better understand the reasons patients are not treated for HCV.
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.
To determine the impact of the NYS Hepatitis C Testing Law, the NYSDOH drew from multiple data sources that assessed testing levels in New York before and after the law went into effect.
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.
Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) released a meeting report from the Technical Consultation on the Elimination of Perinatal Hepatitis B in the U.S held in Washington DC
HHS has released a Request for Information, asking organizations to detail viral hepatitis initiatives they implemented in 2014 and 2015.
Article | Cost-effectiveness of Early Treatment of HCV Genotype 1 by Stage of Liver Fibrosis in a US Treatment-Naive PopulationPublications, Reports
The objective of this study was to assess the cost-effectiveness of (1) treating all patients with HCV vs only those with advanced fibrosis and (2) treating each stage of fibrosis.
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been actively engaged in hepatitis surveillance, prevention and control for over a decade; however, 2013 marked a year of heightened focus and commitment for the Department.
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