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Hepatitis C

Welcome to Hepatitis C Management Discussion Board! The Hepatitis C Management Discussion Board provides Infectious Disease Clinicians a platform to connect with colleagues to exchange information, case studies, complications, and new developments on matters concerning hepatitis C treatment and management. Certain case studies will be developed into clinical vignettes and will be available to Infectious Disease Clinicians for future reference. Please be respectful of all participants and their respective comments. Please read our Terms of Use and Discussion Forum Guidelines.

 

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CDC Viral Hepatitis Awareness Resources
tkim@idsociety.org
Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 3:00 PM
Joined: 2/20/2013
Posts: 40


May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made available numerous resources regarding hepatitis C, screening and testing, and raising awareness amongst people most susceptible to contracting hepatitis C.

New Webinar from the National Training Center for Hepatitis
ABCs of Hepatitis: Updated Information for the Front Line Worker
by Laura Bachmann, MD, MPH 

http://www.knowhepatitis.org/abcs2013_prequestions

Hepatitis Testing Day Events Page
- Is your organization hosting a testing event?
Fill out an event submission form: http://www.cdcnpin.org/HTD/SubmitEvent.aspx
- Interested in finding Hepatitis Testing Events in your area?
Search here: http://www.cdcnpin.org/HTD/HTD.aspx

Hepatitis Awareness Month/Hepatitis Testing Day Resources
- Digital Buttons, Banners, Quiz Widget for use on websites 

http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HepPromoBtnsBadgs.htm
- Live Script Radio PSAs to pitch to local radio stations

http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HepPromoRadioPSA.htm
- Proclamation - information on requesting a Hepatitis Awareness Month and/or national Hepatitis Testing Day (May 19) proclamation to be issues in your community
http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/HepProclamation.htm


Hepatitis C: Did You Know? YouTube Video
CDC issued a recommendation that all Americans born from 1945-1965 get tested for Hepatitis C. People in this age group are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C. Two videos were created to describe what Hepatitis C is and why testing is important:
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_bDKPMsNNY (75 seconds)
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h39FLoJxRu4&feature=youtu.be (30 seconds)


 

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