Technical Consultation Report: HCV Infection in Young Persons who Inject Drugs

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Dear Colleagues,

Please find attached the report from our late February technical consultation on “Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Young Persons who Inject Drugs.”There are many people to thank for the development of this product: our colleagues at Altarum who assisted in the compilation and formatting of this report, the presenters and moderators who shared their expertise, Jag Khalsa and the Planning Committee who organized this event, Corinna Dan and Christopher Bates who managed the logistics, our partners at NASTAD who hosted the consultation and each and every one of you for bringing your passion, wisdom and experience to bear on this important public health issue.

I hope that you will find this summary useful and that you will share it with colleagues and associates.


Ronald O. Valdiserri, MD, MPH
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health