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Save the date for the 2019 Hep B United Summit and Advocacy Day on Dec 3-4, 2019 in Atlanta, GA.
Please be on the look out for registration information in the coming months and do not hesitate to contact Kate Moraras (email@example.com) with any questions.Find out more »
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. Click HERE to register 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 HepatitisFind out more »