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HCSP Guides: Hepatitis C: Support Group Handbook

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This handbook is meant to help people work through the difficulty of being diagnosed with the hepatitis C (HCV) and turn that knowledge into ways to help people with HCV by starting a support group. It provides many practical ideas to consider while creating and maintaining a support group.

Entrenamiento Para Trabajadores y Educadores de la Hepatitis C: Manual Para Entrenadores

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This monograph is an instruction guide by the Harm Reduction Coalition’s Hepatitis C Harm Reduction Project, a New York City Council-funded technical assistance project initiated in late 2003. The training consists of basic concepts about outreach work, peer education, and hepatitis C. The 3-session program was designed to help syringe exchange peers integrate hepatitis C into their work with current and former drug users. The goal of each session is to provide a basic understanding of each subject covered.

Clinician's Guide to HIV & Hepatitis

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This monograph is a that guide that is intended to provide a basic overview of the management of viral hepatitis for clinicians who care for HIV-infected. The guide describes each type of hepatitis, modes of transmission, medications, and testing. It is not intended to be all-inclusive or take the place of established guidelines.

Older and Wiser: Many Faces of HIV

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This booklet is a companion of a video DVD of the same name and is meant to make the general public aware of the HIV prevention and treatment needs faced by older adults, as well as dispel myths about older persons and sexual behavior. The booklet presents eight character profiles and should be used to: present factual information and talking points; serve as a guide to encourage long-term commitment to behavior change; encourage facilitator participation; cultivate critical thought and leadership skills.

Mayores y Mas Sabios: Los Muchos Rostros del VIH

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This booklet is a companion of a video DVD of the same name and is meant to make the general public aware of the HIV prevention and treatment needs faced by older adults, as well as dispel myths about older persons and sexual behavior. The booklet presents eight character profiles and should be used to: present factual information and talking points; serve as a guide to encourage long-term commitment to behavior change; encourage facilitator participation; cultivate critical thought and leadership skills.

What You Need to Know About Tuberculosis

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This monograph is a flip-book is intended as a tool to assist the TB patient education process with English-speaking TB patients and their family members. Sitting across from one and other, or side by side, black and white pages are to be viewed by the healthcare professional, while color pages are to be viewed by the patient.

Basic Epidemiology for Tuberculosis Program Staff

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This guide discusses the use of statistics and epidemiology in TB control. It defines key concepts in epidemiology and gives detailed examples and sample problems. It explains specific uses of epidemiology and epidemiologic terms and techniques. The monograph describes how these concepts can be used by TB program staff and uses data and examples from TB case studies.

Epidemiologic Basis of Tuberculosis Control

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This monograph delineates the determinants of exposure, infection, disease, and death from TB using descriptive and etiologic epidemiological data. The monograph reviews statistics regarding exposure to TB including the number of incident cases, the duration of infection in these cases, and the number of case contact interactions per unit of time. Etiologic and descriptive epidemiology are used to asses the risk factors for infection once an exposure has occurred, the incidence and prevalence of infection, and the formation of a paradigm of the risk of infection.

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