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www.NYCHepBC.org




The NYC Hepatitis B Coalition was founded in 2009 as a city-wide coalition of community based
organizations, health care organizations, providers, and others interested in hepatitis B related issues.


News and Announcements

  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases Viral Hepatitis Action Plan to Prevent, Care, and Treat Viral Hepatitis. Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh, Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention of the CDC, Dr. Kevin Fenton, and Associate Administrator for Primary Health Care, Health Resources, and Services Administration, Jim Macrae spoke. Michael Ninburg and Dr. Su Wang provided the community and provider perspectives, respectively. Watch the recorded webcast here: http://www.visualwebcaster.com/hepatitisplan.
  • For Health Providers: Our Community, Our Commitment HBV Counseling Toolkit is a CME/CE certified educational outreach program for the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B. Learn more >>
  • Obama Administration's Budget Proposal Calls for $5 Million Increase For State-based Surveillance, Screening & Treatment Programs. The Administration’s 2012 budget proposal to increase federal funding for expanded state and locally based viral hepatitis surveillance, screening, and treatment by more than $5 million heralds a sea change in our nation’s national strategy to respond to the viral hepatitis epidemic, the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) said. Read press release >>
  • Planning a screening event? Use this page to coordinate with other organizations to ensure you reach as many people as possible and to avoid overlap.

Other Resources

For hepatitis B information in over 15 Asian and non-Asian languages, plus videos, advocacy toolkits, news and more, visit the B Free CEED Resource Library.

Advocacy tools including the Institute of Medicine Report on Viral Hepatitis, World Health Assembly Resolution, and NYC Department of Health surveillance report on hepatitis A, B and C: Visit our Viral Hepatitis Advocacy Committee page.

Empower your community to learn more about hepatitis B with this HBV Pledge Form, which can be distributed at screenings, educational activities and other community events.