Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C are three types of viral hepatitis. Learn how each hepatitis virus affects the liver differently, has different routes of transmission, and has different populations that are commonly affected.
This report summarizes 2011 guidelines or recommendations published by multiple agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for prevention and control of HIV , viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB for persons who use drugs illicitly. It also summarizes existing evidence of effectiveness for practices to support delivery of integrated prevention services.
In this video partners outline innovative strategies and partnerships to improve testing and linkage to care among high-risk populations, including patient navigation programs, using electronic medical records, and educating health care providers.
Clinicians looking for free CME/CNE credits can access the University of Washington’s Hepatitis C Online course. There are seven interactive self-study modules available ranging from screening and diagnosis to treatment of specific populations.
This campaign creates a national storybank featuring real people living with hepatitis B who share their stories and put a human face on this serious disease. They hope to decrease stigma and discrimination and promote testing, immunization and treatment for hepatitis B to save lives. A new story will be featured each month during 2017.