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Self-Study Modules on Tuberculosis

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This electronic toolkit provides self study guides with detailed information about TB for health care workers and includes an introduction and glossary for each set: modules 1-5 and modules 6-9.

Hepatitis C: An Introductory Guide for Patients

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The purpose of this pamphlet is to let patients know what they can do to keep their livers healthy. It contains information about liver health lab tests, the virus and how it is spread, hepatitis A and B, sex and hepatitis C, and hepatitis C treatment. The guide also includes some useful resources for patients.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Being a Positive Mother

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This information sheet provides information about pregnancy for women who have hepatitis C. It addresses situations for women considering pregnancy, women currently pregnant, and women who already have children.

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.

HCSP Fact Sheet: Overview of HCV Disease Progression

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This fact sheet provides information about the progression of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) from an acute infection to a chronic infection. It talks about symptoms, complications, fibrosis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver transplants, and treatments.

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Updated to 2020

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This report is an updated Strategy that looks ahead to 2020 and spells out the U.S. goals and objectives for the prevention and elimination of HIV infection. The Strategy has four main goals: 1) reducing new HIV infections; 2) increasing access to care and improving health health outcomes for people living with HIV; 3) reducing HIV-related health disparities and health inequities; and 4) achieving a more coordinated national response to the HIV epidemic.

HIV Treatment Cascade by Public Health Area, 2013

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This report provides graphs that demonstrate the continuum of HIV care among persons with HIV in Alabama in 2013. Categories include the estimated number of people with HIV, those diagnosed, those linked to care, those retained in care, and those with a suppressed viral load in both the state and in each public health zone.

Hepatitis C: Clinical Trials and Hepatitis C Treatment

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This information sheet explains how to get treatment through a clinical trial for the hepatitis C virus. It explains how clinical trials work and what the different types of clinical trials are. It discusses informed consent, cost, how to find clinical trials, and the benefits and risks of participating in a clinical trial.

Hepatitis C: Coping with Hepatitis C: Alternative Treatments

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This information sheet urges people with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) who want to try alternative treatments to follow these guidelines. Patients are encouraged to: check with their doctor first; see an expert; and beware of false promises. Talk to people who have been to an alternative treatment expert in the past to be sure the expert has a good reputation, licenses, and certificates. False promises, such as certain herbal remedies, supplements, certain vitamins, or "natural" medicines, can be very dangerous for people with HCV because they may hurt the liver.

Hepatitis Patient Education Wallet Cards

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This set of 10 different two-sided wallet cards provides useful tips on ways hepatitis patients can take care of their health. Cards include: Ways You Can Get Hepatitis C; Ways You Can't Get Hepatitis C; If You Have Hepatitis C, DO; If You Have Hepatitis C, DON'T; If You Need to Cut Down or Stop/Hepatitis C and Alcohol; Diet and Medication Tips; Exercise Makes a Difference; Tips for Good Sleep; Hepatitis A Virus; and Hepatitis B Virus.

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