Webinars 2017

HBV ECHO – Reducing Perinatal Transmission

Through a partnership with the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care, Project ECHO launched HBV ECHO, a national technical assistance program that helps enhance HRSA-funded health center capacity to reduce perinatal transmission of hepatitis B. Panelists discuss the teleECHO™ curriculum, challenges in addressing perinatal HBV in the primary care setting, and patient case studies.

Presentation Slides:
HRSA Health Center Program and HBV ECHO; Iris Chen
Using the ECHO Model to Expand Access to Care for Hepatitis B; Karla Thornton
HBV TeleECHO Case Examples; Amy Tang


HBV ECHO reducing perinatal transmission

Understanding and Combating HBV-Related Stigma and Discrimination

Panelists discuss a new stigma toolkit, a curriculum developed to help community-based organizations and health facilities work with patients and staff to combat and address HBV-related stigma and associated discrimination.

Presentation Slides:
Understanding and Combating HBV-Related Stigma and Discrimination; Isha Weerasinghe (AAPCHO), Janice Lyu (Charles B. Wang Community Health Center), and Beverly Quintana (AAPCHO)

Understanding and combating HBV Related stigma and discrimination

#justB – Real People Sharing Their Stories of Hepatitis B

Join NVHR and HBF in this session to learn more about the #justB storytelling project and to hear from a hepatitis B patient and family member who bravely tell their stories to decrease stigma and discrimination and promote testing, immunization and treatment. Learn how you can support and spread the word about this project and how you might incorporate some of the components into your own hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C programs.

Presentation Slides:
#justB: Real People Sharing Their Stories of Hepatitis B

justB Real People Sharing Their Stories of Hepatitis B

Using Social Network Analysis to Evaluate Your Hep B Coalition

The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center used social network analysis (SNA) to improve program delivery and monitor the development of relationships between Community Roundtable participants working to integrate cancer and chronic disease efforts Join this session to learn how coalitions could leverage SNA to inform program and coalition improvement, provide data that supports anecdotes and demonstrate the development of professional relationships.

Presentation Slides:
Using Social Network Analysis to Measure Coalition Collaboration: A Case of Community Roundtables; Kanako Kashima

Using Social Network Analysis to Evaluate your Hep B Coalition

#justB Real People Sharing their Stories of Hepatitis B

The Hepatitis B Foundation and AAPCHO announces their next digital storytelling workshop in partnership with StoryCenter. Kicking off year 2 of the #justB storytelling campaign, this workshop will bring together individuals living with or affected by hepatitis B to learn how to share their stories to educate the public about the disease and to inspire action. The workshop will be held in January 2018 in Berkeley, CA. If  you or someone you know might be interested in becoming a storyteller for the #justB campaign, please visit www.hepb.org/justb for application information.

Presentation Slides:
Share Your Hep B Story!; Amy Hill and Rhea Racho

justB Real People Sharing their stories of Hep B

Hep B United Mini Grants – Expanding Reach One Grant at a Time

This session discusses local hepatitis B coalition efforts to reduce the barriers associated with hepatitis B in their communities. Three recipients of the Hep B United Mini-Grant Program share their challenges and successes in diverse programming to expand hepatitis B screening, education and awareness to communities in Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, and St. Paul, MN. Learn about the 2017-2018 Mini-Grant process through Hep B United!

Presentation Slides:
HOPE Clinic, Houston, TX; Cathy Phan
Midwest Asian Health Association, Chicago, IL; Hong Liu
HBI-Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Dan-Tam Phan-Hoang

Hep B United Mini Grants Expanding Reach One Grant at a Time

#justB Real People Sharing their Stories of Hepatitis B

In May 2017, the Hepatitis B Foundation launched #justB – the first national, multi-lingual storytelling campaign aimed at raising the profile of hepatitis B as an urgent public health priority. The campaign features real stories of everyday people from across the country who have been affected by hep B and want to share their stories to educate communities and inspire action! This session provides an overview of #justB and features three storytellers from the campaign.

Presentation Slides:
#justB: Real People Sharing their Stories of Hepatitis B

justB real people sharing their stories of Hepatitis B v2

Hepatitis Delta: The Hidden Epidemic

This session focuses on hepatitis B global epidemiology, as well as hepatitis D testing, management and treatment. This interactive session discusses how we can work together to improve awareness and testing for HBV co-infection, and the goals of the Hepatitis B Foundation’s Hepatitis Delta Connect program.

Presentation Slides:
Hepatitis Delta: The Hidden Epidemic – Epidemiology, natural history, virology and a historical perspective on treatment; Robert G. Gish

Hepatitis Delta The Hidden Epidemic

Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States

This session, co-hosted with the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, presents a community discussion on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s consensus report, a National Strategy to Eliminate Hepatitis B & C in the United States. The final phase two report discusses ways to reduce the barriers and provides a national elimination strategy.

Presentation Slides:
A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C; Brian Strom

Eliminating the Public Health problem of Hepatitis B in the US

Screening for Hepatitis B in Clinical and Community-Based Settings

This session presents models to increase hepatitis B screening among communities at high risk for HBV infection. Panelists discuss community-based screening models and the effectiveness of non-clinical versus clinical settings in screening for hepatitis B.

Presentation Slides:
Hepatitis B Control Across Clinical and Non-Clinical Settings; Karen Kim
Screening for Hepatitis B in Community-Based Settings Guidebook; Jane Pan
A Comparison of effectiveness of HBV screening and linkage to care among foreign-born populations in clinical and nonclinical settings
HBI-DC Guidebook

Screening for Hep B in clinical and community based settings

Building and Maintaining a Hepatitis B Coalition

This session presents strategies for building and maintaining local hepatitis B coalitions from two experienced Hep B United Coalition members. Panelists share tips and best practices for sustaining hepatitis B coalitions in New Jersey and Washington State.

Presentation Slides:
New Jersey Hepatitis B Coalition; Wen-Chi Chen and Ruth Brogden
Washington State Hepatitis B Coalition; Mohammed Abdul-Kadir

Building and Maintaining a Hep B Coalition

Innovative Strategies for Using Health IT to Identify and Manage Disparities in High Risk Populations

This session presents a community health center-based health information technology and electronic health record system designed to increase hepatitis B screening, vaccination, and treatment. Panelists also discuss a pilot project that examines the collection of non-clinical or social determinants of health data and the potential impact on patients living with hepatitis B.

Presentation Slides:
Collecting Social Determinants of Health Data Using PRAPARE; Rosy Chang Weir
Reducing Hepatitis B Disparities Through Health IT at Community Health Centers: HIT-B Project; Mariko Toyoji

Innovative Strategies for Using Health IT to identify and manage disparities in high risk populations