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.
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 HRSA Flyer
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.
Understanding and Combating HBV-Related Stigma and Discrimination; Isha Weerasinghe (AAPCHO), Janice Lyu (Charles B. Wang Community Health Center), and Beverly Quintana (AAPCHO)
#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.
#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.
Using Social Network Analysis to Measure Coalition Collaboration: A Case of Community Roundtables; Kanako Kashima
#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.
Share Your Hep B Story!; Amy Hill and Rhea Racho
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!
HOPE Clinic, Houston, TX; Cathy Phan
Midwest Asian Health Association, Chicago, IL; Hong Liu
HBI-Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Dan-Tam Phan-Hoang
#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.
#justB: Real People Sharing their Stories of Hepatitis B
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.
Hepatitis Delta: The Hidden Epidemic – Epidemiology, natural history, virology and a historical perspective on treatment; Robert G. Gish
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.
A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C; Brian Strom
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.
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
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.
New Jersey Hepatitis B Coalition; Wen-Chi Chen and Ruth Brogden
Washington State Hepatitis B Coalition; Mohammed Abdul-Kadir
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.
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