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Monday, February 3, 2020 - 10:48
February 3, 2020 – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition working to eliminate viral hepatitis, and the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School (CHLPI) today commended Montana for removing discriminatory restrictions on access to treatment for the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C is the nation’s deadliest infectious disease and Montana’s restrictions on access to a treatment had been among the most severe in the country.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 08:26
Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2020) – The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition working to eliminate viral hepatitis, today commended the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for committing to fund programs that ‘End the HIV Epidemic’ by addressing HIV, viral hepatitis, overdose, and syringe services in an integrated fashion. Read the Press Release
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 17:27
The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition working to eliminate viral hepatitis, today applauded the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), for its report analyzing the simultaneous opioid use disorder (OUD) and infectious disease epidemics in the U.S. and calling for a congressionally funded, integrated approach to addressing the epidemics.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 15:15
Atlanta, GA: On September 10th, 2019 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released official viral hepatitis surveillance data for the year 2017. The major takeaway from the report is that the United States experienced increases in cases of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C, which were predominantly attributable to unsafe injection drug use, and lack of vaccine protection among adults at risk for hepatitis A and B infection.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 13:34
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has released updated viral hepatitis surveillance data. Click here to view.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:51
NVHR & the National LGBTQ Task Force submitted comments to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Proposed Data Collection - "Prevent Hepatitis Transmission Among Persons Who Inject Drugs."
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 10:51
We’re already about a quarter of the way through the 114th Congress and several bills have been introduced that would help fight hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C. Below is a summary of legislation NVHR has endorsed so far this year.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 11:27
Join us Tuesday June 9 for a webinar covering strategies for attaining access to treatment for patients living with hepatitis C.
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 12:51
NVHR is hosting the 2015 Congressional Viral Hepatitis Reception on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 10:18
On April 3, 2015, NVHR submitted testimony to the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee urging an increase in funding for viral hepatitis and an end to the ban on federal funding for syringe exchange programs.