CalHEP Newsletter


CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2012: Get a recap of Hepatitis Awareness Month events and activities, including presentation of the Sherri Ziegler Community Service Award and media coverage of the draft CDC guidelines on hepatitis C testing of Baby Boomers.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 7, Issue 1, April 2012: Learn about CalHEP's new pharmacy syringe access law implementation project, the state's efforts to implement AB 1382, National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day, Sherri Ziegler Community Service Award, Team HBV's online petition, the  launch of a national HELP-4-HEP line, and a new manual from SAMHSA on meeting the needs of people with viral hepatitis.


CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2011: Get an update on the status of the viral hepatitis bills in the California Legislative session, CalHEP's successful policy forum, the 2011 Sherri Ziegler Community Service Award winner, materials for incarcerated individuals, the federal viral hepatitis action plan, patient assistance and co-pay programs, consumer education materials in different languages, grants to eliminate hepatitis B disparities, and new Steering Committee members.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2011: Read about the hepatitis bills in the new California Legislative session, the San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force's report, how to access past hepatitis webinars, hepatitis C resources, hepatitis B research, and CalHEP member Carlos Bermudez of the Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2011: This issue includes an update on CalHEP's activities, upcoming webinars, the referral guide survey, state and federal advocacy, spotlights on two members (Hepatitis C Task Force for LA County and Wings for Life) and new articles on hepatitis B and C.


CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 7, November 2010: This issue includes information on the CalHEP survey, Pegasys Assistance Program, Federal & state advocacy updates,
spotlights on two CalHEP members (Southeast Asian Assistance Center & Mendocino County AVHN), reports on APHA & the LA Hepatitis Conference, and new CME opportunities. 

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 6, July/August 2010: This issue provides an update on current state and federal hepatitis legislative efforts, provides a recap of meetings with the Medical Board of California and Genentech, profiles CalHEP member Sami Rhodes, and shares the latest news and events.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 5, June 2010: This issue recaps World Hepatitis Day activities, provides an update on current state legislative efforts, highlights the San Francisco Hep B Free campaign, discusses proposed MediCal Cuts to methadone treatment and gives information on an upcoming harm reduction training series.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 3, April 12, 2010: This issue reports on state and federal legislative activity related to Hepatitis, announces free vaccines provided to US adults, highlights funding for Hepatitis C treatment expansion initiatives, shares results from a study on the resilience of the Hepatitis C virus in certain types of syringes and highlights a number of upcoming events, several related to Viral Hepatitis Awareness Day on May 19th.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 2, February 26, 2010: This issue reports 2010 as the Banner Year for Viral Hepatitis Prevention, announces May 19 as Viral Hepatitis Awareness Day and reviews the CalHEP webinar: California's Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Chronic Hepatitis B and C. The spotlight is the Liver Cancer Free initiative.

CalHEP Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 20, 2010: This issue reports the publication of the California Department of Public Health's California Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Plan, 2010-2014 and the Institute of Medicine's report, Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C, and an announcement that Congress repealed the funding ban on needle exchanges. The spotlight is on two of CalHEP's steering committee members, Dr. Diana Sylvestre and Alan Franciscus for their ongoing advocacy efforts.









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