OctHBUHangout

HBU Webinar: Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services and the Affordable Care Act

Watch this interactive session to learn more about implementation of the USPSTF hepatitis screening recommendations and what this means for viral hepatitis preventive services under the Affordable Care Act. Panelists discuss successes to date, opportunities, and how you can get involved.

Video recording: Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services and the Affordable Care Act
Presentation Slides:
ACA and the Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities; Ryan Clary
CDC’s Role in Implementing Viral Hepatitis Preventive Services; Deborah Holtzman
Strategies in Implementing USPSTF Hepatitis B Screening Recommendations; Isha Weerasinghe


 

 

OctHBUHangout

HBU Webinar: Living with Hepatitis B – Cultural Barriers, Stigma, and Institutional Discrimination

Watch this interactive session to learn more about overcoming hepatitis B-related stigma and discrimination. Speakers discuss cultural barriers unique to AAPI communities, cases of hepatitis B-related discrimination, and protection of the rights of individuals living with hepatitis B under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Video recording: Living with Hepatitis B: Cultural Barriers, Stigma, and Institutional Discrimination
Presentation Slides:
Hepatitis B Stigma and Discrimnination; Joan Block
Barriers, Stigma, and Discrimination; Nadine Shiroma
Hepatitis B and the ADA; Susana Lorenzo-Giguere


 

 

 

Hep B Hangout: GIS Mapping and Viral Hepatitis Programs and Policy

Guest speakers working to address hepatitis B across the country discuss developing and applying geographic information systems (GIS) to inform viral hepatitis programs and policy. View the speakers’ presentations to learn more about using GIS maps to analyze and describe the local epidemiology of viral hepatitis.

Presentation Slides:
Geospatial Analysis of Hepatitis C in Connecticut: A Novel Application of a Public Health Tool; Stacey Trooskin
Mapping; Daniel Chen
Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Hepatitis B Surveillance; Andrea King & Janette Yung


 

 

OctHBUHangout

HBU Webinar: Collecting and Using Hepatitis B Screening Data for Research and Policy

Watch this interactive session to learn more about the process of collecting hepatitis B screening data and contributing to research and knowledge. Speakers discuss best practices for data collection at community-based hepatitis B screening settings, applying for Institutional Review Board approval, and managing and publishing hepatitis B data.

Video recording: Collecting and Using Hepatitis B Screening Data for Research and Policy
Presentation Slides:
Disaggregated Data; Christine Harley
Intro to IRB; Amy Jessop
Data Collection – The Nuts and Bolts; Karen Kim
Data Management & Publication; Chari Cohen


 

 

 

OctHBUHangout

Hep B Hangout: Best Practices in Community-Based Hepatitis B Screening

Listen in as guest speakers working to address hepatitis B across the country discuss effective strategies on conducting community-based hepatitis B screening and education. In this interactive session, you will learn more about building community partnerships, setting up hepatitis B testing and educational events, follow-up and linkage to care processes.

Video recording: Best Practices in Community-Based Hepatitis B Screening
Presentation Slides: Hep B Hangout


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Multimedia

 Pictures from HBU’s 2nd Annual Summit




HBV Articles and Blogs


Increasing Hepatitis B Awareness and Testing Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; Ronald Valdiserri

African Immigrants at Increased Risk for Hepatitis B; Susannah Amiteye

Hepatitis is Still the Silent Killer | Commentary; Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, Reps. Michael M. Honda, Hank Johnson, and Bill Cassidy

Breaking the Silence of Viral HepatitisRonald Valdiserri & Howard Koh (HBU is noted in this article found in the Annals of Internal Medicine!)

Cambodian Orphan Finds New Life in MinnesotaMatthew Stolle

View past articles and blogs