Hep B Meeting Highlights
Committee members had a constructive working discussion and identified that there is CHW support and interest within the NYC Health Department.
Participants were updated on Hep B priorities in the United States, the Check Hep B Brooklyn Chinese Program, and advocacy efforts to secure Check Hep B funding in FY 2018.
Over 25 professionals convened to learn about Hep C services available in Staten Island, NYC health department Hep C surveillance and IDUHA Hep C Peer Navigation program
25 professionals convened to learn about City Council funded Hep programs and update of the NYC HEP Patient Navigator Network and other Hep B & C services available in Queens.
Hep B Coalition Special Committees — Meeting Highlights
The coalition discussed tips for raising awareness and promoting services, and opportunities for funding support.
Committee members received printed copies of the Hep A and B vaccination card for MSM, and discussed engagement of trans folks around the topic of hepatitis (Hep C in particular).
The coalition discussed goals for 2017, initiatives for
Committee members received printed copies of the LGBTQ Hepatitis Resource Card and planned a Hep A and B vaccination campaign targeting the LGBTQ community, as well as June Pride events.
At the first Public Education Committee meeting, members created a strategic plan to increase Hepatitis education, awareness and outreach activities throughout NYC.
Committee members designed a second version of the LGBTQ Hepatitis Resource Card and planned a Hep A and B vaccination campaign targeting the LGBTQ community.
Members of the Hep Free NYC LGBTQ Committee met to discuss activities to be implemented in 2016, including tabling at LGBTQ events and distributing the Hepatitis LGBTQ Resource Card.
On June 21, 2016, members of the Hep Free NYC Faith-based Initiative met to launch the initiative and develop activities to raise awareness about Hepatitis in faith communities.
Members of the LGBTQ Initiative met to organize panel discussions on Hepatitis; help develop a LGBTQ hepatitis personal stories workshop; help produce LGBTQ hepatitis resources; and plan for Pride events.
Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) Forum | Meeting Highlights – 4-23-14Hep B Committee Meeting Highlights, Hep C Committee Meeting Highlights, Hep Free NYC Committee Meeting Highlights
The 3rd Annual NYC African Hep B & C Community Forum Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) NYC