Issue Brief: Ryan White and HCV Elimination among People with HIV

Jun 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

1 in 4 people living with HIV will become infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) during their lifetime. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program has a major role to play in helping to eliminate HCV among people living with HIV, which is explored in the new issue brief, Eliminating Hepatitis C among People Living with HIV in the United States: Leveraging the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program to Move Us Forward.

In the issue brief, Sonia Canzater and Jeffrey S. Crowley of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, explain how the path to systematically eliminating HCV can be achieved. Informed by a 2018 consultation with people with HIV and HCV, medical and non-medical providers, and federal and state policy and program staff, the policy researchers identify four priority actions:

  • Comprehensive efforts to overcome financial, clinical, and other barriers to treatment
  • Better metrics for tracking progress toward elimination
  • Increased emphasis on re-screening of key populations
  • Strengthened planning and commitment to HCV elimination in states, communities, and clinics

These recommendations work in tandem with actions the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration are taking to respond to HCV among people living with HIV.


637020799465370000

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers is the Communications Manager at NACCHO.

More posts by Kim Rodgers

0 Comments

Related Posts

Cdc badge small
  • Tools & Resources

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

CDC recently updated its flexibilities guidance for recipients and applicants...

Jul 09, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Report: Temporary Reassignment of Personnel Requests...

Jennifer kertanis headshot 24152456360
  • Opportunity

Top Moments From Day Two at NACCHO 360

Welcome to the final day of NACCHO 360! Yesterday NACCHO Chief Executive...

Jul 09, 2020 | Taylarr Lopez

Top Moments From Day Two at NACCHO 360

COVID VC Screenshot
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

NACCHO’s COVID-19 Virtual Community Now Available to All...

NACCHO has opened our COVID-19 Virtual Community to all local health department...

Jul 08, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO’s COVID-19 Virtual Community Now Available to All...

Sync2020 logos horizontal 1024x304
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

SYNC 2020, the National Conference for HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ Health, is...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Scholarships Available: SYNChronicity 2020 Conference –...

  • COVID-19
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Kaiser Family Foundation: Reduction in Sexual and...

The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new issue brief, Potential Impacts of...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Kaiser Family Foundation: Reduction in Sexual and...

2000px US CDC logo
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis

New Recommendations for Hepatitis Vaccination

CDC has released new recommendations for hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccination,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

New Recommendations for Hepatitis Vaccination

TAG Logo
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

Treatment Action Group 2020 Pipeline Report Now Available

Treatment Action Group (TAG) recently published their 2020 Pipeline Report, an...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

Treatment Action Group 2020 Pipeline Report Now Available

Pr EP injectable
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

New Study: Injectable PrEP is Safe and Highly Effective

New data further shows an injectable antiretroviral for HIV pre-exposure...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

New Study: Injectable PrEP is Safe and Highly Effective

MMWR
  • HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis
  • Research & Reports

HIV Testing Trends at Visits to Physician Offices,...

A recent report from CDC shows low rates of HIV testing in physician offices,...

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman

HIV Testing Trends at Visits to Physician Offices,...

Back to Top