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National Hepatitis Awareness
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month
Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can become chronic, life-long infections which can lead to liver cancer. Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and many do not know they are infected.
According to the HAHSTA 2011 Annual Report*, between the five years of 2006 – 2010:
- 192 District Citizens were diagnosed with Acute Hepatitis A
- 3,127 District Citizens were diagnosed with Chronic Hepatitis B
- 13,236 District Citizens were diagnosed with Chronic Hepatitis C
* pages 42, 43, and 44 in the HAHSTA Annual Report; Tables 9, 10, and 11.
Call HAHSTA to find out how to reduce your risk of contracting Hepatitis.
Providence Hospital Hepatitis C SymposiumLocation: Providence Hospital - Ross Auditorium
1150 Varnum Street, NE
Time: 11 AM - 2 PM
Target Audience: Health Care Providers and Community Service Providers
more information: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
or call: 202.448.4052; Lunch provided for 100 participants.
♦ Jose Bordon, M.D., PhD.; Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
♦ Mark Sulkowski, M.D.; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
♦ Gregory Pappas, M.D., PhD.; Senior Deputy Director, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB
Administration, Government of the District of Columbia, Department of Health
♦ Ronald Valdiserri, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease,
Department of Health and Human Services and Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious
Benefit Gala and Award DinnerOrganized by the Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington, DC. Gala proceeds to benefit education, screenings, and vaccinations.
Location: China Garden Restaurant, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Rosslyn, VA
Time: 5:30 PM - 9 PM
More information: contact Jane Pan at 571.274.0021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Purchase Tickets
MC: Kathy Park
Channel 8 reporter and anchor
ABC 7 and News Channel 8
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nadine Gracia
Director of the Office of Minority Health
US Department of Health and Human Services
Guest Speaker: Honorable Mark Keam
House of Delegates
Government of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Health Fair at Martin Luther King Library
Organized by the Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington, DC.
Location: Martin Luther King, Jr Library: 901 G Street, NW
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
more information: Free hepatitis B and rapid hepatitis C testing will be provided. Services will be available in English and Spanish. Contact Jane Pan at 571.274.0021 or email email@example.com
The below resources can be printed out or you can stop by he HAHSTA offices to obtain more copies.