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NCHHSTP Strategic Plan Through 2020

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This report is essentially a blueprint on how the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention will achieve its goals to eradicate the diseases they focus on. The report discusses goals, which align with the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, to reduce incidence, health disparities, morbidity, and mortality. The 8-page Executive Summary is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/docs/NCHHSTP-Strat-Plan-2020-Exec-Summary-508.pdf.

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.

HCSP Fact Sheet: The Medical Alphabet

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This information sheet is to inform people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) what medical occupation abbreviations and acronyms mean, as well as information about HCV medical specialties.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Your Medical History

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This information sheet provides ideas for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) on how to prepare for an appointment to maximize your time with a new health care professional.

HCSP Training Manual

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This training manual is meant to accompany an HCV Training Workshop, that is an intensive one-day and/or 1/2 day workshop that will provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to educate others about hepatitis C. The sections of the manual are available in different pdf files and need to be downloaded separately from the attached url.

A Guide to HIV/HCV Coinfection

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage HIV/HCV coinfection. The guide states that infection of HCV is the most common coinfection in people with HIV, is categorized as an HIV-related opportunistic illness, and is now the leading cause of death in people with HIV. It also advices persons with HIV/HCV to consult a medical practitioner for diagnosis and treatment of HIV/HCV.

A Guide to: Understanding Hepatitis C 2015

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This guide is designed to help patients understand and manage Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The guide states that HCV is the leading reason for liver transplants in the U.S. The guide covers HCV transmission, disease progression, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options and considerations.

Easy C: A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

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This guide is designed as a general guide to understanding and manage being infected with both hepatitis and HIV. Topics include testing, liver basics, transmission, symptoms, herbs, treatments, and staying healthy. The guide recommends that everyone with HIV get tested for hepatitis C.

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