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Viral Hepatitis

An estimated 4.4 million Americans from all walks of life are living with viral hepatitis. Most people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) don’t have symptoms until the later stages of the infection. For more information, please visit the
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VIRAL HEPATITIS SUMMITS

The Hepatitis Foundation International (HFI) is finalizing the programming schedule for the one-day Viral Hepatitis Summit Series for 2016-2017 and we seek increased partnerships and collaboration. To secure your Summit date, please view our prospectus: READ MORE

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HEPATITIS PATIENT REGISTRY

HFI is pleased to launch its new Hepatitis Patient Registry Network (HepPRN). The patient-centric registry collects self-reported data on the determinants of a patient’s health along the hepatitis health care continuum.

 

 

LIVE-R-DIE PROGRAM™

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The Hepatitis Foundation International Live-R Die© educational DVD addresses binge drinking, drug abuse and other liver damaging behaviors by young adults. WATCH NOW


HFI endorses events that target healthcare practitioners, nurses, physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, public health professionals, social workers and counselors to improve the identification and management of hepatitis patients. For more information or to register, please visit our Events section below.

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VIRAL HEPATITIS DISPARITIES


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AMERICAN INDIANS

Among all racial and ethnic groups, American Indians have the highest rate of hepatitis C infection…

 


LATINO AMERICANS

Known as the silent killer, hepatitis C is increasingly common among Latino Americans…Read More


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Hepatitis B-related liver cancer rates among Asian Americans are highest among all ethnic groups…

 

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VETERANS

The hepatitis C virus is a national public health threat that is even more devastating for veterans…

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HIV and Hepatitis Project

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Find an HIV Testing site near you!
 

IMMUNIZATIONS FOR ADULTS

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Health-Conditions

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For more information and links to additional resources, go to HFI’s RESOURCES section.

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This online Hepatitis Risk Assessment is designed to determine an individual’s risk for viral hepatitis and asks questions based upon CDC’s guidelines for testing and vaccination. The Hepatitis Risk Assessment allows individuals to answer questions privately and print their recommendations to discuss with their doctor. Take this 5 minute assessment developed by the CDC and get a personalized report.

Take Test Here

Did you know that hepatitis is a leading cause of liver cancer? Millions of Americans have hepatitis C, yet up to seventy-five percent of people don’t know it. This disease often has no symptoms so, talk to your doctor to see if you are at risk. May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Early detection can save lives.

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RESEARCH

The Hepatitis Foundation International’s (HFI) patient-centric mission provides a firm foundation on which will accomplish our research goals in the next 3 to 5 years. Accomplishing these objects will result in a reduction of hepatitis and diseased affecting the liver in HFI’s target populations by 50% in 5 years.

Visit our RESEARCH section.

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