Advocacy. Awareness. Access.

The California Hepatitis Alliance (CalHEP) seeks to reduce the scope and consequences of the hepatitis B and C epidemics, which disproportionately affect California’s ethnic communities and the socioeconomically underserved. Committed to culturally competent public education and awareness, CalHEP focuses on sound public health policy and advocacy to improve California’s public health approach to liver wellness.

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Upcoming Events in Sacramento

On August 9, 2016, two important events will be held in Sacramento. 10:00am-12:00pm: Informational Hearing on Hepatitis B & C in California Chaired by Assembly Member Mike Gipson (D-Carson) Speakers TBD State Capitol, Room 127 12:30pm-4:30pm: CalHEP luncheon, awards ceremony & meeting Capitol Event Center, Executive Suites, 1020 11th Street RSVP for luncheon by August … Continue reading “Upcoming Events in Sacramento”

National African American Hepatitis C Action Day – July 25th

July 25th is the 4th Annual National African American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD). The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc. invites organizations to support the day by signing-on to host activities in their city on or leading up to July 25, 2016.

WEBINAR – Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team

This free 90-minute webinar will provide: An overview of national hepatitis C epidemiology and explain the scope of the epidemic in California; Hepatitis C testing recommendations and the role of primary care physicians/teams in hepatitis C screening, diagnosis, and care; and A case study on initiating a baby boomer hepatitis C screening that incorporates a protocol … Continue reading “WEBINAR – Hepatitis C in California: The Role of the Primary Care Team”