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Hep Free NYC Priorities
- Support for the NY City Council Viral Hepatitis Initiative.
- Improve screening guided by the NYS Hep C Testing Law and USPSTF hepatitis B and hepatitis C recommendations.
- Improve access to prevention, care and treatment programs.
- Professional support for people working in the field.
See the NYS Hepatitis Laws Archive here
Get to know your leaders
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New York State Hepatitis C Coalition is a diverse group of community, activist and advocacy organizations, and individuals. We fight for universal access to high quality HCV care, treatment and prevention. We demand unrestricted access to affordable curative treatments. Our mission is to end the HCV epidemic and eradicate HCV from NYS. Read the 2016 Legislative Platform here.
VOCAL – NY is a grassroots membership organization, focused on building power among people affected by HIV/AIDS, Hep C, drug use and mass incarceration to create healthy and just communities.
Harm Reduction Coalition is a national advocacy and capacity-building organization that promotes the health and dignity of individuals and communities impacted by drug use.
National Viral Hepatitis Round Table (NVHR) is a coalition of more than 200 public private and voluntary organizations dedicated to reducing the incidence of infection, morbidity and mortality from viral hepatitis in the United States.
National Hepatitis B Task Force mission is to eliminate hepatitis B and hepatitis B related liver disease and liver cancer in the United States by empowering and mobilizing communities, enabling national networking and policy development, and by advocating for education and access to comprehensive care and affordable treatment for all Asian and Pacific Islander Americans.
Coalition for Syringe Access is a coalition of organizations and individuals working to end the ban on the use of Federal Funds for Syringe Services Programs.
Hep B United is a national coalition to address and eliminate hepatitis B, a serious liver infection that is the leading cause of liver cancer. Hep B United aims to meet this public health challenge by increasing hepatitis B awareness, testing, vaccination and treatment.
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) represents the nation’s chief state health agency staff who have programmatic responsibility for administering HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis healthcare, prevention, education, and supportive service programs funded by state and federal governments.
New York Organ Donor Network is an organ procurement organization dedicated to the recovery of organs and tissue for transplant in the greater New York metropolitan area.
One and Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices.