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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California Hepatitis C Advocates Convince State to Fund Innovative Demo Projects

January 20, 2016, San Francisco, CA – Project Inform, the managing member of the California Hepatitis Alliance (CalHEP), is grateful to the Governor, Legislature, and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for allocating and disseminating funds for hepatitis C linkage to care demonstration projects. Project Inform and CalHEP successfully advocated for $6.6 million ($2.2 … Continue reading “California Hepatitis C Advocates Convince State to Fund Innovative Demo Projects”

Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis

In April 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the updated Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (2014-2016). Building on the success of the nation’s first comprehensive cross-agency action plan, released in 2011, Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & … Continue reading “Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis”