The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance for counseling and testing of individuals who are at risk for or potentially infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The manual was used in draft form as part of a field assessment among hepatitis C counselors and testers, who field tested the manual and provided recommendations for improving its utility.
This webinar highlighted the work of four advocates who have led successful efforts to expand access to hepatitis C treatment in their states. They shared their strategies, lessons learned, and advice for advocates in other states. The webinar included four panelist presentations followed by time for Q&A and discussion.
This webinar described the role of primary care providers in hepatitis C. It provided an epidemiological overview of hepatitis C nationally and in California; reviewed hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of PCPS in screening, diagnosis, and care; and spotlighted a case study on initiating hepatitis C Baby Boomer hepatitis C screening in primary care.
This document provides information on Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) contact tracing. It explains the process of how sexual partner(s) of individuals diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease including HIV/AIDS are notified and screened for testing and treatment.
WHO guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding in 2010 for the first time recommended the use of antiretroviral drugs to prevent postnatal transmission of HIV through breastfeeding. This resulted in a major change from an individualised counselling approach toward a public health approach regarding how maternal and child health services should routinely promote and support infant feeding practices among mothers living with HIV