September 17, 2016

Viral Hepatitis and Indian Health Services Highlights from USCA 2016

This article originally appeared on AIDS.gov.

During the second day of the 2016 U.S. Conference on AIDS (USCA), AIDS.gov shared more conference highlights via Facebook Live.

First, we caught up with Corinna Dan and Mariah Johnson about the viral hepatitis pathway at the conference. Corinna is the Viral Hepatitis Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy where she supports the implementation of the U.S. Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Mariah is a Senior Manager for Hepatitis and Policy and Legislative Affairs at the National Alliance for State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) Exit Disclaimer. For the second year in a row, the conference has featured a number of sessions about the intersection of viral hepatitis and HIV. Both Corinna and Mariah advised on the development of this year’s pathway. It features six sessions on topics ranging from integrating hepatitis services into HIV prevention and care programs to sessions focused on hepatitis C prevention and care among specific populations such as people who inject drugs and Native communities. View their conversation here Exit Disclaimer or below.

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