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HBV ECHO: Reducing Perinatal Transmission

Video developed through partnership with the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care, Project ECHO launched HBV ECHO, a national technical assistance program that helps enhance HRSA-funded health center capacity to reduce perinatal transmission of hepatitis B. Panelists discuss the teleECHO™ curriculum, challenges in addressing perinatal HBV in the primary care setting, and patient case studies.

One in Twenty

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This video details how common hepatitis B is and the dangers associated with it. It says that one in twenty people have been exposed to hepatitis B and that most people don't know they have it. The video also says that hepatitis B is the 3rd most common cause of death from cancer in males, and the 7th most common in females. It also describes the history of the Hepatitis B Foundation and how the organization is working to finding a cure, improving the lives of those living with hepatitis B, and eliminating the disease.

Hepatitis B Podcasts

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This information kit contains 44 podcasts on hepatitis B. They educate the listener on hepatitis B disease, its treatment, new advances in treatment, hepatitis in children, liver cancer and transplantation, nutrition and healthy lifestyles. The podcasts may be accessed on the computer using an MP3 player, or directly with just a web browser and the user can listen to the episodes one at a time or to an entire podcast series. The podcasts are provided in Mandarin, Vietnamese, Cantonese, Korean, and English.

Protect Yourself and Those You Love Against Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet discusses the general facts about the hepatitis B virus (HBV). It provides a brief epidemiological overview of HBV, explains how HBV is transmitted, and describes its symptoms. The pamphlet discusses the vaccine that helps prevent HBV, lists the people who are at greatest risk for contracting HBV, and notes that hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for infants and children up to 18 years old. It also provides information about the Hepatitis B Foundation.

Someone You Know Has Hepatitis B

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This pamphlet discusses the hepatitis B virus (HBV), who is most likely to get it, and the vaccine that prevents it. The pamphlet provides a brief epidemiological overview of HBV, explains how this virus is transmitted, and which groups of people are most likely to contract it. Because children are particularly vulnerable to hepatitis B, the pamphlet emphasizes that infants should be vaccinated according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

[Understanding Hepatitis B Blood Tests]

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B blood tests. It explains terms that should be understood by the patient, the 3-part hepatitis B blood panel, hepatitis B disease, who is at high risk and should be tested, hepatitis B vaccine, and additional diagnostic tests. The information sheet also includes a chart to help the patient and doctor interpret the blood panel results.

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