(Ver con subtitulos en español) In this video, Baby Boomers talk about the importance of getting tested for hepatitis C (Hep C) especially if you are born between 1945 and 1965, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control. Providers may not always offer a hepatitis C test, so it is recommended for patients to … Continue reading Video | Getting Tested for Hep C & Baby Boomers (Project Inform)
Eligible patients must have a liver cancer diagnosis and be on treatment. A $400 honorarium will be provided for your time.
An Academy Award winning director is seeking Hep C patients for a web documentary film about Hep C and the challenges related to living with the disease.
The Hepatitis C Policy Project is developing a publication that features profiles of Hepatitis C patients from varied backgrounds and walks of life.
StoryCenter’s “Digital Storytelling Workshop” brings a small group of people together to share true personal stories from their lives, as short
Attendees learn about current medication treatment options, policy updates, and how to advocate for affordable and accessible Hepatitis treatment.
The Health Equity Change Makers project is an effort by the U.S. Office of Minority Health to showcase stories of everyday people facing health disparities and who are using their experiences to raise awareness and inspire change.
Ed Manchess, the Director of Harm Reduction Services at BOOM! Health, is a former injection drug user who is living with Hepatitis C. He has triumphed through life battles and is now dedicated to helping others with Hepatitis. Read more about his inspiring story and his resilience.
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Jade: Song of Hope is a short documentary film produced by Hep Free Hawai’i and local filmmaker, Alex Bocchieri, to raise awareness about hepatitis C.
Jan Carl Park, the Director of the HIV Planning Council in NYC, got his Hepatitis B diagnosis while in graduate school, which was a particularly challenging experience for him. Read more about his story and how adversity inspired him to be a pioneer for advocacy.
Asia’s story is about family, advocacy and prevention. Her experience with Hep C began when her twin brother and father were diagnosed with Hep C and died due to complications.
Louis was motivated to have a conversation with his doctor, and after winning an appeal with his health insurance to cover for the medications, he began treatment in November 2014. “I was cured of Hep C on April 28, 2015. I am HIV undetectable, and Hep C cured.”
Dennis turned to his spiritual guide for strength, and also to the staff at ACQC who served as his sounding board for suggestions as to how to overcome the cycle of addiction. He finally decided it was enough.
Ana is a fervent advocate for the right to quality services for her clients who are active drug users or are currently under treatment for addiction. Having gone through treatment for heroin addiction, Ana uses her personal experience to connect with her clients and to guide them through the process of harm reduction, and becoming free of Hep C.
When Paul was in his early 30s, he often found himself feeling fatigued. Hep C, a virus not well known back in 2001, was silently attacking his body.
The #justB website was created to bring more attention to hepatitis B and the impact it has on the Asian American community, as well as reduce the stigma surrounding this disease. www.justbcampaign.org
THE FIX is a tale of recovery and redemption that paints a powerful portrait of life after heroin addiction in the Bronx.
Tony is an advocate for the NY Organ Donor Network. Tony had many operations for bleeding ulcers as a young man and received many blood transfusions. While being worked up for a kidney transplant, he was told he has Hep C.
I just really needed to meet people dealing with the same situation or condition now or in the past. But I couldn’t find any. Where were the other Russian people with Hepatitis C? Were they feeling the same thing?
Jules Levin lives with HIV and was co-infected with Hepatitis C for 30 years prior to being successfully treated and cured of Hepatitis C.
Following a diagnosis of HIV, Gloria Searson later learned of her co-infection with Hepatitis C.
Hep C diagnosed, high titer w/some liver damage……abdominal surgery: It’s damn hard to get out of the hospital when you have no one to pick you up……
Su Wang learned of her Hepatitis B infection after giving blood as a college student and later learned that her mother also has Hepatitis B.
Arline Loh was diagnosed with Hepatitis B at age 39 after feelings of fatigue prompted her to talk to her doctor. Watch Video >
Lookit’s Co-Founder and creative force, Joe York, suffered from Hepatitis B and passed away suddenly from Liver Cancer in 2007.