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.
These last two weeks there has been great news coverage highlighting the amazing work happening in California to address hepatitis C, featuring CalHEP member organizations, partners, and friends. With cures in hand, a major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C — and build a model for others There’s a Cure for Hepatitis C. Why Are … Continue reading “[BLOG POST] Great recent coverage of efforts to tackle hepatitis C in California!”
The California Hepatitis Alliance, also known as CalHEP, is a coalition of nearly 100 organizations dedicated to reducing the scope and consequences of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in California. Every year CalHEP recognizes individuals who have contributed to its mission. This year we were pleased to honor four outstanding individuals on November 11, 2017. … Continue reading “[BLOG POST] Honoring Some CalHEP Heroes!”
On August 21, 2017, CalHEP, Project Inform, and the California Department of Public Health co-hosted a webinar, “How Can We Address Rising Rates of Hepatitis C Among California’s Youth?” The archived webinar (audio and slides) is now available online at https://youtu.be/-Kv0O5vFb4A