Fighting Hepatitis & HIV in Minority Communities Webinar Series

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July 18, 2016 at 4:20 pm  •  Posted in Uncategorized, Webinar by  •  0 Comments

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Hepatitis and HIV co-infection is a major concern among many racial and ethnic minority groups in the U.S. Prevention and education efforts are hindered by many challenges, including stigma, language barriers, cultural competency and knowledge among providers, and access to services in hard-to-reach communities.

The Office of Minority Health Resource Center kicked off a five-part webinar series designed to help health professionals, agencies and clinics get past these challenges and address the rising rates of hepatitis and HIV co-infection in their communities.

Upcoming webinars

Strategies to Address Hep C in African American Communities

  • Date: Wednesday July 20, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST
  • This webinar will address Hepatitis C in African American communities, epidemiology and strategies to increase awareness and engagement. Register for this webinar.

BEAT IT! Becoming Empowered Africans Through Improved Treatment of Hep B and HIV/AIDS

  • Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST
  • This webinar will feature the successful BEAT IT! education and outreach program, and its strategies for empowering African immigrants to get involved their own treatment. Register for this webinar.

Sign up to be notified via email of dates and agendas for all webinars in this series.

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