This report presents an overview of the New York City Health Department’s 2016 surveillance and research data on hepatitis B and C in NYC, as well as the Health Department’s programmatic activities to address these epidemics.
The report takes a comprehensive look at the problem of addiction and summarizes what we know about substance misuse, highlighting what works in prevention, treatment, and recovery.
The report presents data on Hep C in syringe exchange programs in NYC.
Check out the Hep Free NYC 2015 Annual Report to read about all the exciting events that took place in 2015!
The CDC and HHS Report states that Hep B and C could both be eliminated as public health problems in the U.S. but would take considerable will and resources.
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.
The Health Department today released a new report detailing the city’s hepatitis B and C surveillance, research, and programmatic activities in 2014.
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
DRUGS, DIAGNOSTICS, VACCINES, PREVENTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, RESEARCH TOWARD A CURE, & IMMUNE-BASED & GENE THERAPIES IN DEVELOPMENT JULY 17, 2015 WWW.PIPELINEREPORT.ORG Download PDFs Read online In this year’s report: Dedications The Antiretroviral Pipeline Fit for Purpose: Treatment Optimization The Pediatric Antiretroviral Pipeline Preventive Technologies: Antiretroviral and Vaccine Development Research Toward a Cure and Immune-Based and Gene … Continue reading 2015 HIV, HCV & TB Pipeline Report (Treatment Action Group)
Overview of Viral Hepatitis Surveillance, Prevention and Control activities at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2013: Hep B and C Activities Report (pdf) 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 … Continue reading NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities (2013)
Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2013 Hepatitis B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility, 2012 Percent of infants who received hepatitis B vaccine within 3 days of birth by delivery facility, NYC. Published by the NYC Health Department, 2015. More info here. Hep Free NYC supports the Immunization Action Coalition’s National Hep … Continue reading Report | Hep B Birth Dose Coverage by NYC Facility (NYC Dept of Health, 2015)
Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths Involving Opioids in New York City, 2000-2013 Data Brief (PDF) – Data Tables (PDF) August 2014, No. 50 (Updated) Health Department’s Bureau of Vital Statistics/Office of the Chief Medical Examiner 2000-2013
Abstracts, Presentations, and Posters are now Available Online Abstracts, presentations, and posters from the 2015 National Summit on HCV and HIV Diagnosis, Prevention and Access to Care are available on the Summit webpage. Final Program and Abstract Book (PDF) Program Overview and Plenary Presentations Breakout Session Presentations Posters More information on the 2015 National Summit is available at http://www.hivforum.org/2015Summit … Continue reading 2015 National Summit on HCV & HIV Diagnosis, Prevention & Access to Care: Abstracts, Presentations & Posters
Dear Colleague: I am delighted to present the new National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention: Strategic Plan through 2020. This Plan updates the Center’s current strategic plan and serves as a blueprint for achieving our vision of a future free of HIV, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. It will guide activities … Continue reading CDC Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan – 2020
Medicaid and Hepatitis C Treatment Access. The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) at Harvard Law School recently released a report that analyzes hepatitis C treatment access in Medicaid fee-for-service and managed care programs in 10 states (including NYC). It also provides information about how advocates can use the report to advocate for … Continue reading Report on Medicaid & Hep C Treatment Access (Center for Health Law & Policy Innovation)
Treatment Action Group (TAG) is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS. Read TAG’s 2014 Annual Report for program updates and news, including their HIV/Hepatitis Project update and plan: TAG’s Hepatitis/HIV Project draws from the core values and history of AIDS activism to end hepatitis C. … Continue reading 2014 Annual Report – Hep C (Treatment Action Group)
This is an official CDC HEALTH ADVISORY Distributed via the CDC Health Alert Network April 24, 2015, 11:00 ET (11:00 AM ET) CDCHAN-00377 Summary The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating a large outbreak of recent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections among persons who inject drugs (PWID). … Continue reading CDC | Outbreak of HIV/HCV in Prescription Med Injectors (Indiana)
To view the full NYC Hepatitis B and C Surveillance Report click here See also NYC Health Department Online Data Portal EpiQuery. Click here
2014 NYC HEP Health Care Access Training Report View full meeting report here Agenda & Handout:_2014 NYC Hep Health Care Access Training (PDF) Presentations Nirah Johnson, NYC DOHMH, Viral Hepatitis Health Care Access Resources (PDF slides) An overview of the state of hep B and C in NYC, NYS laws regarding hep B and C, free printed education materials from NYC DOHMH (call … Continue reading 2014 NYC HEP Health Care Access Training Report
Interagency Implementation Progress Report: HHS Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Dear Colleagues – I am very pleased to share a new report that features 2012 highlights of federal efforts to implement the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Released in May 2011, the Action Plan details goals, strategies, … Continue reading HHS Releases Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis Progress Report
From PRN Press Release: November 5th 2013. The National Medical Association (NMA) released the much anticipated Consensus Panel Paper entitled: Hepatitis C: A Crisis in the African American Community. The NMA is the nation’s largest and oldest association of African American physicians and when faced with the startling facts on the burden of Hepatitis C … Continue reading Hep C in African Americans: Findings & Recommendations. National Medical Association Peer Reviewed Consensus Paper
See report displaying disease co-occurrence of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STDs and Tuberculosis in NYC neighborhoods.