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.”
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.
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.
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, aprogram focused on education, prevention of transmission and care and treatment of pregnant persons living with hepatitis B.
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.
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.