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Presidential Proclamation | World Hepatitis Day 2014

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See original post here. Presidential Proclamation — World Hepatitis Day, 2014 WORLD HEPATITIS DAY, 2014 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Around the world, one in twelve people are living with viral hepatitis. In the United States, millions of Americans are infected with […]

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Hep B & C Community Testing Programs

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The following organizations provide Hepatitis B or C Testing in NYC in the community or ‘in the field.’  Please contact these organizations to refer for testing or to collaborate on special events. Hep B Field or Mobile Testing Programs African Services Committee – Aaron Vanderhoff, Hepatitis Coordinator ([email protected])  (212) 222-3882 x122 American Cancer Society – Baekbong Kim, MSW, Manager, […]

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HAP Sign-On Statement | People w/ Hep C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment

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Hepatitis Appropriations Partnership (HAP) Sign-on Statement: All People With Hepatitis C Deserve Lifesaving Treatment In response to the escalating crisis in access to new, lifesaving hepatitis C medications, a coalition of organizations and medical providers (see list below) has developed the following sign-on statement. The voice of the hepatitis C community must be heard during […]

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$ Focus Group | Hep C+ Women Age 40-49: Treated Not Cured or Currently Not On Treatment ($150/2 hours)

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RRU Research is seeking participants for a  2 hour focus group Eligibility: Women 40-49 years old Diagnosed with Hep C Treated for Hep C  ‘unsuccessfully’ [not cured] in the past OR Currently NOT being treated for Hep C Dates August 21, 2014 (12:30PM – 2:30PM) August 22, 2014 (9:30AM – 11:30AM) Location: 26th Street & […]

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City Council Proclamation | NYC Hep B Awareness Week

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The Council of the City of New York Proclamation Whereas: Hepatitis B is a silent epidemic that affects 1.2 million Americans, most of whom do not know they are infected with the virus. Chronic hepatitis B can damage the liver for up to 20-30 years without symptoms, and can lead to end-stage liver diseases such […]

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Workshops | Neighborhood Leadership Institute Series

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Taken from the Citizens Committee for NYC Website: Workshops Sharpen your community organizing skills. “At Citizens Committee, we don’t just give out grants. We host free community workshops on great ways to mobilize your neighbors, raise funds (beyond our own grants), navigate city government, and more. We share stories, tools, and tips custom-tailored to meet […]

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Call for Abstracts | US Conference on African Immigant Health (Sept 19 -21)

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2nd United States Conference on African Immigrant Health Health Behaviors of African Immigrants and Refugees: Culture, Integration, Migration September 19-21, 2014 Conference Theme: Abstracts are invited for poster and oral presentations, related to all health issues that affect African immigrants and refugees (African Diaspora), especially as they are influenced by their culture, migration and integration context. […]

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Job | Hep C Project INSPIRE Program Manager @ Fund for Public Health NY

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See original post here. Job Title: Project INSPIRE Program Manager Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Position Reports to: Director of Office of Viral Hepatitis Surveillance, Prevention and Control, Bureau of Communicable Diseases, NYCDOHMH The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit […]

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Job | Dir of Supportive Services @ NY Harm Reduction Educators

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See original post here. Job Description: From its activist beginnings as an underground needle exchange, New York Harm Reduction Educators (NYHRE) is now New York’s largest syringe exchange program, serving over 5,000 low-income drug users and street-based sex workers each year in the Bronx and East Harlem using a unique street-side, low-threshold model. Rooted in […]

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Job | Health Program Admin @ HRI Albany (Hep C)

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Health Research Incorporated – Health Program Administrator I  See original posting here. Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in the conduct, or administration, of a public health or health regulatory program; OR seven years of such experience.  At least one year of experience must have included supervision of staff and/or […]

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Join! NYC Hep B Clinicians Honor Roll: Screen all patients at risk

The New York City Hepatitis B Clinical Honor Roll is for physicians who have pledged to screen at risk patients for chronic viral hepatitis B infection. Their screening is in accordance with national guidelines from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. At risk patients include those from all over the globe with intermediate to […]

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Patient Survey | Hep C Diagnosis Uncertainty in Baby Boomers

Volunteers requested for a research study “Have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Are you a Baby Boomer – born between 1945 – 1965, and uncertain about your diagnosis? Do you write and understand English?” The link to a SurveyMonkeyTM questionnaire can be found here: www.surveymonkey.com/s/UncertaintyHepC This link will take you to a webpage that will give […]

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Fellowship | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF): Health Policy Fellows Program. Fellows will participate in the policy process at the federal level and use that experience to improve health, health care and health policy. Deadline is November 13, 2014. Purpose: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation’s most comprehensive fellowship experience at the […]

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Funding | Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review for R01 Grant Applicants

Grant Review HHS/NIH, Center for Scientific Review (CSR): Webinar. Meet the Experts in NIH Peer Review for R01 Grant Applicants. CSR designed these webinars to give new NIH grant applicants and others useful insights into the submission and review processes. When: November 10, 2014, 2:00 pm ET Register Here.

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Medicare coverage of HCV screening in primary care settings for high risk and baby boomer beneficiaries

Overview: CMS has finalized its decision to reimburse for HCV screening in primary care settings, for individuals who are Medicare eligible and either “high risk” or born between 1945-1965. “High risk” is defined as persons with a current or past history of illicit injection drug use; and persons who have a history of receiving a blood transfusion […]

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Job | Social Worker @ Kingsbridge Heights Longterm Healthcare Program

Kingsbridge Heights Longterm Home Healthcare Program is looking for a Full Time Social Worker to be part of the new Care Management Team for Managed Long Term Homecare.Must be LMSW or LCSW. The office is located at 188 W. 230th St; Bronx, NY 10463. For additional information please contact Social Work Director: John Bruno; Cell […]

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Paid Internship | Hep C Program Recruitment > must be CUNY Student

Paid Internship for CUNY Students Candidate must in the CUNY School of Social Work or Public Health 19 Hours per week. $13 per hour Hep C Project INSPIRE: Recruitment Intern Brief description of the project including the objectives, goals and deliverables: Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Program Implementation & Capacity Building […]

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FDA Approves Harvoni: Combo Pill for Hep C Treatment

Today, the FDA approved Harvoni, a fixed-dose combination pill of ledipasvir and sofosbuvir produced by Gilead Sciences, Inc. The following information was released by the FDA along with the approval. The complete product label will be available soon at DailyMed or at Drugs@FDA. Also see: FDA Press Release on the approval, and Harvoni Patient Information     On October […]

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Job | Program Coordinator @ Community Counseling and Mediation

Job Title: Program Coordinator, SAMHSA Minority AIDS Program Organization: Community Counseling and Mediation Position Reports to: Program Director, SAMHSA Minority AIDS Program Salary: $45k-$52k View original post here. Community Counseling and Mediation (CCM), a Brooklyn-based social services organization, has just been awarded a federal grant from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) to carry out a “Minority […]

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Internship | Community Engagement Specialists @ Fund for Public Health NY

Job Title: BEAT – Community Engagement Specialists See original post here. Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York – NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Center for Health Equity Position Reports to: Deputy Director, Center for Health Equity (CHE), District Public Health Office (DPHO) The Fund for Public Health in New York, […]

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