NVHR Fact Sheets

 
 
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This page has a collection of NVHR Fact Sheets that can be used for education and/or advocacy in your community.

Hepatitis C and Incarceration

Hepatitis C and the Opioid Crisis

Hepatitis C in the African American Community

The Medical Case for Curing All Patients with Hepatitis C
With such powerful curative HCV treatment on the market, advocates and patients can envision a day where hepatitis C is eliminated in the United States. However, with many insurers limiting access to new direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to only those patients with severe liver scarring, this fact sheet presents a medical argument for curing all people living with hepatitis C now.

The Urgency of Hepatitis C Screening for Baby Boomers
More than 75% of Americans living with hepatitis C are Baby Boomers (born between 1945-1965), and many remain undiagnosed and unaware of their infection. This one page fact sheet stresses the urgency of screening this vulnerable population.

  • For a two-page fact sheet on this topic, click here.

HCV: Why Screen in an Uncertain Treatment Climate
Current challenges in access to new HCV treatments have resulted in reluctance among some medical providers to test their patients. This fact sheet outlines why HCV screening is vital and why it is important for patients to know their status, even when they are uncertainties about how quickly or easily patients will receive access to treatment.