NASTAD has created a sign-on letter for Congressional leaders and appropriators asking that they allocate at least $100 million to CDC’s viral hepatitis program in FY2018. Congress included $6 billion over two years included in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to fight the nation’s opioid epidemic and this letter urges a portion of that funding goes to communities to deal with increasing hepatitis C, hepatitis B and HIV infections. For more information about the ask please see the letter. If your organization would like to be included please fill out this google form by next Wednesday, February 21st.
The USPSTF's draft recommendations on testing hepatitis C among injection drug users and others at high risk is a major improvement over previous guidelines (a grade “B”, meaning testing is recommended). However, the Task Force failed to match the Centers for Disease Control ...
Advocacy, Federal Budget, Federal Legislation, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Sign On Letter
The AIDS Budget and Appropriations Coalition (ABAC), in collaboration with the Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) and other coalitions, has developed an organizational sign-on letter urging the president to adequately fund hepatitis and HIV programs.
Advocacy, Federal Budget, Hepatitis C
This statement calls on all stakeholders to work together on a solution that ends the current practice of rationing hepatitis C treatment and sends a strong statement that all lives are worth saving.
Advocacy, Awareness Days, News, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, World Hepatitis Day
Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014 See original post here. – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, one in twelve people are living with viral hepatitis. In the Unit...
Advocacy, Hepatitis C
This Consensus statement was adopted at the NYS Hep C Elimination Summit and provides a statewide plan to eliminate Hep C.
The New York State Department of Health Commissioners’ recognition awards recognize accomplishments in the areas of: HIV, STD, HCV, LGBT, drug user health or youth sexual health. For hepatitis C, the New York State Department of Health is recognizing individuals or teams commit...
Advocacy, Federal Budget, Federal Legislation, Sign On Letter
Ask your US House Representative to sign onto a House letter requesting additional funding for the Division of Viral Hepatitis at the CDC.
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