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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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BLOG POST: Pharmacists in California demonstrate that community pharmacies are viable locations for HCV screening & linkage to care

Pharmacists performing hepatitis C antibody point-of-care screening in a community pharmacy: A pilot project Authors: Betty J.Dong, MariaLopez, Jennifer Cocohoba Objectives: To describe the first community pharmacy–based hepatitis C antibody (HCV-Ab) point-of-care (POC) screening program and its outcomes in California. Setting: Community pharmacy. Practice description: Community pharmacists perform HCV-Ab POC testing, counsel patients about HCV … Continue reading “BLOG POST: Pharmacists in California demonstrate that community pharmacies are viable locations for HCV screening & linkage to care”