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Webinar | HCV & Corrections: Health Department Partnerships, Tools, & Resources @NHCN

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

Webinar

HCV and Corrections: Health Department Partnerships, Tools, and Resources Webinar​

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
11:00am – 12:30pm PST / 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST

National Hepatitis Corrections Network Virtual Engagement

The National Hepatitis Corrections Network (NHCN) is a network of people with an interest in hepatitis C in corrections. We support a public health approach to hepatitis education, prevention, testing, and treatment in prisons and jails. Network partners include correctional administrators and healthcare providers, researchers, legal and policy stakeholders, community-based organizations, and educators. The National Hepatitis Corrections Network is managed by The Hepatitis Education Project (HEP). HEP is a non-profit organization that provides direct services and raises awareness about hepatitis. Learn more about HEP here

Please note the change of date on this webinar. This is the second of four in the NHCN webinar series. Webinars will each feature presenter resources/tools, emerging research, lessons from the field, and best practices.

This webinar will focus on partnerships between health departments and correctional facilities. Presenters will demonstrate the development of a partnership, share resources for partnership enhancement, and showcase tools available for use.

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Featuring public health professionals with experience partnering with correctional facilities.

Attendees will learn about jail in-reach programs for HCV treatment, NASTAD’s Hepatitis Technical Assistance Center (HepTAC), 340B partnerships between health departments and correctional facilities, and an end-user tool designed to determine HCV-related costs for public health departments in partnership with correctional facilities.

Presenters:

Lillie Armstrong
Senior Manager of Drug User Health, NASTAD

Margaret Bordeaux
Justice-Involved Overdose Prevention Specialist, North Carolina Department of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Branch

Liesl Hagan
Epidemiologist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Viral Hepatitis

Details

Date:
December 2
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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Venue

New York, NY United States

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