Join Us for Launch of the Updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan on Thursday, April 3
The updated plan organizes actions around the following six priority areas:
1: Educating Providers and Communities to Reduce Viral Hepatitis-related Health Disparities
Confront viral hepatitis by breaking the silence.
2: Improving Testing, Care, and Treatment to Prevent Liver Disease and Cancer
Take full advantage of existing tools.
3: Strengthening Surveillance to Detect Viral Hepatitis Transmission and Disease
Collect accurate and timely information to get the job done.
4: Eliminating Transmission of Vaccine-Preventable Viral Hepatitis
Take full advantage of vaccines that can prevent hepatitis A and B.
5: Reducing Viral Hepatitis Associated with Drug Use
Stop the spread of viral hepatitis associated with drug use.
6: Protecting Patients and Workers From Health Care-Associated Viral Hepatitis
Quality health care is safe health care
The day of the launch event, the updated Viral Hepatitis Action Plan and other information will be posted to the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan page hosted by aids.gov.
Please join us for this event to learn more and help us kick-off this renewed plan that can improve our nation’s response to viral hepatitis. Together, we can prevent new infections and save many lives.
Dr. Ronald Valdiserri is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy.
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