NVHR Webinar - Hepatitis C Patient Advocates: Sharing Innovative Work in Their Communities

 
 
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This webinar took place on February 18, 2016 at 11am Pacific Time. It has been archived.

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Join us for a webinar with three hepatitis C advocates sharing their stories and the innovative work they are doing in their communities.

Christopher Abert survived 3 months of Interferon, Ribaviran and Sovaldi treatment to achieve SVR in 2014. Chris helped found the Indiana Recovery Alliance Harm Reduction Project in southern Indiana.

Kimberly Morgan Bossley is the president of The Bonnie Morgan Foundation for HCV and a strong advocate for hepatitis c putting a personal face to this disease by sharing her story at many conferences and public venues. Kim was cured under a trial in 2014 for late stage liver disease and now dedicates her time in raising awareness and urging others to get TESTED, get TREATED, get CURED.

Joshua Livernois is a Community Health Worker and the facilitator of a monthly HCV Peer Support group taking place at Northern Nevada Hopes, the only group of its kind in Northern Nevada. Trained as a Hepatitis C Community Educator by Alan Franciscus of HCV Advocate, he has been living with HCV since 2005, and is excited about starting treatment soon.

 

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