Webinars

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Staying Healthy While Living With Advanced Liver Issues

In the United States, millions of people have been diagnosed with liver disease. How do you take care of your liver if you have cirrhosis or liver disease? Watch this webinar by Hep B United as we discuss some ways to manage liver health when living with advanced liver disease.

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Lai


Mental Health Series I: Taking Care of Your Mental Health After A Hepatitis B Diagnosis

Hep B United is coming up with a mental health webinar series which will highlight not only personal stories of managing mental health while living with hepatitis B as well as shed some light on tips & resources available for taking care of your mental health. Watch the first part of this series that features our #justb storyteller David Urick, who talks about his personal story of living with hepatitis B, its effect towards his mental health and the message he wants to share with all those living with the disease.

Presenter: David Urick


Taking Care of Your Liver After A Hepatitis B Diagnosis

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month! Nearly 300 million people around the world, including up to 2.4 million in the United States, are living with chronic hepatitis B infection. Untreated chronic hepatitis B can cause liver failure, liver cirrhosis, and even liver cancer. Watch this important presentation by Hep B United on “Taking Care of Your Liver After A Hepatitis B Diagnosis.”

Presentation Slides:

Taking Care of Your Liver
; Wendy Lo

Presenters: Dr. Jennifer Lai, Wendy Lo

Community Collaborations with Health Departments for Hepatitis B Prevention

In this webinar, panelists discussed examples of successful community collaborations with Health Departments and how community organizations can form strong, lasting relationships with them in order to prevent hepatitis B.

Presentation Slides:

Community Collaborations with Health Departments for Hepatitis B Prevention 

Presenters: Catherine Freeland, Evangeline Wang, Kass Botts, Amy Trang, Alison Gaye


The Impact of Hepatitis B on Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities

In this webinar, panelists share perspectives from a community leader focus group and efforts to eliminate hepatitis B inequities among Pacific Islander communities in the U.S. including programs to raise awareness, education, provide viral hepatitis screening, vaccination and referral services.

Presentation Slides:

The Impact of Hepatitis on Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities; Dr. Nia Aitaoto, Mick Del Rosario and Kenson Alik


Hep B Moms: Prevention of Perinatal Transmission and Management of Hepatitis B in Pregnancy and Post Partum

Featured speaker, Dr. Amy Shen Tang, Director of Immigrant Health at Northeast Medical Services in San Francisco, CA, will provide an overview of perinatal hepatitis B transmission and share the 
development of
Hep B Moms, a program focused on education, prevention of transmission and care and treatment of pregnant persons living with hepatitis B.  

Presentation Slides:

Prevention of Perinatal Transmission and Management of Hepatitis B in Pregnancy and Post Partum; Dr. Amy Shen Tang


Universal Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations: Updates and Policy Impacts

With the recent release of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Universal Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Recommendations, this webinar highlights the importance of adult hepatitis B vaccination as a national priority. Panelists discussed opportunities and challenges, and shared models of successful adult hepatitis B vaccination scale-ups in high priority settings in both clinical and community-based organizations. 

Presentation Slides:

View slides here; Mark Weng, Claire Hannan, Boatemaa Ntiri-Reid,Amy Tang, Michaela Jackson, Thaddeus Pham

 


Hepatitis B Outreach Among South Asian Communities

Hepatitis B is endemic in South Asia and highly impacts people of South Asian origin in the United States. Panelists will share efforts to eliminate hepatitis B inequities among South Asian communities in the U.S. including programs to raise awareness, education, provide viral hepatitis screening, vaccination and referral services.

Presentation Slides: 

Hepatitis B outreach Among South Asian Communities; Shaili Ghandi, Adeeba Khan and Mohammed Saiful Islam 


Viral Hepatitis Policy & Advocacy Summit: Health Equity & Hepatitis 

Across the U.S., people living with viral hepatitis face challenges to the care they need due to social and systemic barriers. This session will feature a discussion around the intersections of stigma, racism, and access to viral hepatitis services from a community and federal perspective. 

Presentation Slides: 
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The State of Hepatitis B

Nearly 300 million people around the world, including up to 2.4 million in the United States, are living with chronic hepatitis B infection, and a majority remain undiagnosed. Effective strategies are underway to address hepatitis B inequities. Panelists discuss the implications of the updated prevalence of hepatitis B, successful programs and the way forward to reach global elimination goals. 

Presentation Slides:
Updates in the Prevalence of Chronic HBV in the United States; Robert Wong
Global Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis B; Funmi Lesi
Role of Civil Society & Communities in Driving Elimination; Su Wang