Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition members currently support three crucial CDC-led research and education programs, as well as fellowship opportunities, through grants to the CDC Foundation.
Primary Care Option for Hepatitis C Treatment Cost-Effective
A recent study shows that the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) program is a cost-effective way to train primary care physicians to treat patients infected with hepatitis C in underserved communities.
Studies 'Validate' CDC HCV Testing Advice
This article references two recent independent studies that support the CDC's recommendation that all U.S. baby boomers get a one-time test for hepatitis C. These two independent studies look at data from veterans and an academic emergency care setting.
Viral Hepatitis Action Plan 2012 Progress Report Released
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports on progress made to address viral hepatitis across the country in 2012. This annual update includes an outline for developments within HHS, as well as partnerships with other federal agencies like the Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration.