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Media Advisory | Hep C RNA Reflex Testing Health Code Amendment Adopted

October 27, 2017

The NYC Health Department has released its 2016 Hepatitis B and C Annual Report, and this past year amended the Health Code to improve complete hepatitis C diagnostic testing and outcomes in NYC.

 

NYC Health Dept Hep B & C Annual Report of Activities (2016)

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.

 

Documentary | Hep B BE ABOUT IT now on YouTube!

October 23, 2017

In recognition of Liver Cancer Awareness Month, Gilead Sciences is excited to share that you can now watch BE ABOUT IT – the documentary highlighting the impact of chronic hep B on the Asian American community – on the Gilead YouTube channel!

 

Project SUCCEED: NYC Hep C/HIV Co-Infection Care Coordination

Project SUCCEED is a comprehensive HCV care coordination program which links people of color who are co-infected with HIV and HCV to hepatitis C care and treatment.

 

Sign Up for National ASO/CBO Directory!

September 22, 2017

If you’re a non-profit AIDS service organization or a community-based organization, take part in the National ASO/CBO Directory 2017-2018!

 

Join the new Hep Free NYC Community Health Workers Committee!

September 7, 2017

We are pleased to announce the establishment of Hep Free NYC Community Health Workers (CHWs) Committee. Our purpose is to work toward ways to make the roles of CHWs sustainable and rewarding for both CHWs and the communities they serve.

 

Governor Cuomo Expands NYS’s Efforts Against Opioid Epidemic

August 14, 2017

On August, 7th Governor Cuomo announced a first-in-the-nation program to provide no-cost or lower-cost naloxone at pharmacies across New York.

 

FDA Advisory Panel Votes in Support of 2-Dose Hep B Vaccine

July 31, 2017

US FDA advisory panel votes 12-1 in favor of recommending 2-dose Hep B vaccine for approval in immunizing adults aged 18 and older.

 

Press Release | World Hepatitis Day 2017 (NYC Health Dept)

July 28, 2017

City Council demonstrated its commitment to hepatitis elimination by continuing support for the Viral Hepatitis Initiative, which has improved health care access for over 8,000 New Yorkers at risk for or living with hepatitis B or C, and trained over 800 clinical providers.

 

7-12-17 Harlem Hep C Task Force Meeting Highlights

July 13, 2017

Presentations include the Statewide Hep C Elimination Plan, Accomplishments and Next Steps for Project INSPIRE, and NYC Policy and Advocacy Updates.

 

Job | Research Assistant @ NVHR

NVHR is seeking a Research Assistant for the “Hepatitis C – It’s About More Than Liver Disease” project.

 

Job | Manager, Drug User Health @ NASTAD

July 11, 2017

The Manager, Drug User Health plays an essential role in supporting NASTAD’s technical assistance, capacity building, and advocacy work to promote the health of people who inject drugs (PWID).

 

New! NYS Hep C Treatment Guidelines

July 10, 2017

The NYS Department of Health has released new guidelines on screening, diagnosis, and treatment of chronic hepatitis C.

 

Comment | NYC Health Code Amendment – Hep C Reflex RNA Testing (Due 7/27/17)

Read and provide your comments on the NYC Department of Health proposed health code amendment on HCV reflex RNA testing.

 

World Hepatitis Day – NYC 2017

June 26, 2017

World Hepatitis Day takes places every year on July 28 and brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change.

 

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