Symposium

Eliminating Hep C in People Living with HIV in New York City
Wednesday January 24, 2018 | LGBTQ Center – New York, NY

The New York City Health Department in collaboration with the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program hosted  a symposium focusing on Eliminating Hep C in People Living with HIV in New York City. Eighty-five care coordinators, clinicians, patients, and  program managers participated in the event, which highlighted the debut of the AETC’s new HIV/HCV National Curriculum and the launching of the NYC Health Department’s Project SUCCEED (Scaling Up Co-Infection Care & Eliminating Ethnic Disparities).

Presentations

Hep C in People Living with HIV in NYC
Kate Penrose, MS, NYC Health Department

Project SUCCEED: HIV Undetectable, Hep C Cured!
MaNtsetse Kgama, MPH, NYC Department of Health

Introduction of AETC and Epidemiology of HIV and Hep C in the United States
Francine Cournos, MD, AIDS Education Training Center

Hep C Prevention & Screening in People Living with HIV
Jameela Yusuff, MD, AIDS Education Training Center

Patient Testimony

Hep C Treatment in People Living with HIV & Special Populations
Shobha Swaminathan, MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Care Team Panel with Q&A
Daniel Raymond, Deputy Director of Planning & Policy, Harm Reduction Coalition

 

For information on the AETC – necaaetc@columbia.edu

For information on Project SUCCEED – MaNtsetse Kgama, Project Manager: mkgama@health.nyc.gov

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  1. […] Symposium on Eliminating Hep C in People Living with HIV in NYC The New York City Health Department in collaboration with the Northeast/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Program hosted  a symposium focusing on Eliminating Hep C in People Living with HIV in New York City. […]

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