Report Available from AASLD Meeting Community Affiliate Event

On November 16 during the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Annual Liver Meeting, Project Inform, the...

Dec 29, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • NASTAD Releases White Paper on Drug User Health and ACA Opportunities

    The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) has released a white paper titled “Modernizing Public...

    Oct 26, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • Opioid Substitution Therapy, Especially in Combination with Needle Exchange, Reduces...

    Last week, results from a new systematic review and meta-analysis were presented at the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference...

    Oct 22, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • NACCHO Interviews a Local Health Department Disease Intervention Specialist to...

    October 2, 2015 is National Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Recognition Day, a day that is celebrated annually on the first...

    Oct 02, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

  • 2015 Kelly Report Highlights Impact of Hepatitis C on African Americans

    On September 18, the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust released The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, an...

    Sep 22, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

  • Report Available from AASLD Meeting Community Affiliate Event

    On November 16 during the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Annual Liver Meeting, Project Inform, the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Caring Ambassadors Program, Harm Reduction Coalition, Hepatitis C Mentor & Support Group, and the Hepatitis Education Project hosted an affiliate event during which a group of leading medical providers presented about […]

    Dec 29, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    NASTAD Releases White Paper on Drug User Health and ACA Opportunities

    The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) has released a white paper titled “Modernizing Public Health to Meet the Needs of People Who Use Drugs: Affordable Care Act Opportunities.” The paper was a collaboration with the O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law and assesses new financing and delivery models for […]

    Oct 26, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    Opioid Substitution Therapy, Especially in Combination with Needle Exchange, Reduces Transmission of Hepatitis C

    Last week, results from a new systematic review and meta-analysis were presented at the 24th International Harm Reduction Conference that show for the first time  good evidence that methadone and other forms of opioid substitution therapy (OST) substantially reduce new hepatitis C infections. The analysis compared rates of new hepatitis C infections in people who […]

    Oct 22, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    NACCHO Interviews a Local Health Department Disease Intervention Specialist to Celebrate DIS Recognition Day

    October 2, 2015 is National Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) Recognition Day, a day that is celebrated annually on the first Friday in October to recognize this critical part of the public health workforce. The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) led the development of DIS Recognition Day four years ago to celebrate and honor the often […]

    Oct 02, 2015 | Alyssa Kitlas

    2015 Kelly Report Highlights Impact of Hepatitis C on African Americans

    On September 18, the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust released The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, an official Congressional analysis of the state of African American health in the United States that offers a blueprint for reversing negative health trends in communities of color. Compiled by CBC Health Braintrust Chair Robin Kelly […]

    Sep 22, 2015 | Gretchen Weiss

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