3rd Annual NYC African Hep B & C Community Forum 
Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO) NYC
April 23rd (3-5 PM) African Services Committee: 429 W 127th St, NY


Hep B & C & Liver Cancer Overview: Clinical characteristics and implications with a focus on the African Community in NYC
Umut Sarpel, MD, Division of Surgical Oncology, Mount Sinai – [email protected]
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African Services Committee Hep B & C Testing & Linkage to Care in the Immigrant Community & Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE) Mount Sinai: Hepatitis Screening & Linkage to Care Initiative
Aaron Vanderhoff, Hep Program Coordinator, African Services Committee – [email protected]
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Hep B Patient Navigation in the African Community
Daouda Ndiaye, Hep B Patient Navigator, African Services Committee – [email protected]

Coalition Against Hepatitis for People of African Origin (CHIPO): National Initiative
Chari Cohen, MPH, DrPH(c), Director of Public Health, Hep B Foundation- [email protected]
Susannah Amiteye, Chair, CHIPO – [email protected]
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Team HBV NYC: Student Initiative
Jeffrey Sung, Team HBV NYC Coordinator – [email protected]
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Reaching out to NYC African Student Associations (ASA) & African Faith Based Organizations
Ijeoma Elobuike, MPH Candidate, CUNY & NYC DOHMH – [email protected]

African Radio: Health Outreach Opportunities
Abdou Diaw, Radio Host, Radio Mame Diara[email protected]

African Health Service Organizations from NYC
African Refuge, Staten Island – Judy Brown, ED – [email protected]


Moving Forward > Engaging the African Community in Hepatitis Awareness

Everyday! Promote Free Screening & Vaccination!

African Services Committee offers FREE services Monday – Friday.

To refer, contact: [email protected]  (212) 222-3882 x122

  • Hepatitis B & C Screening
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Linage to Care for people who test positive