Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. More than twenty five thousand Americans...– PVHC’s efforts to fight hepatitis benefit from the work of organizations like the Drug Policy Alliance, the Harm Reduction Coalition, NASTAD, and other organizations that advocate for policies supporting the health and well being of people who use drugs. Today, we join them in...
Medicare to cover Hep B screening? →
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes the following: The evidence is adequate to conclude that screening for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and hepatitis B… is appropriate for individuals entitled to benefits under Part A or enrolled under Part B. CMS is proposing to cover screening for these USPSTF indicated STIs with the appropriate FDA approved/cleared...
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Hepatitis B is vaccine preventable, yet over 40,000 new cases are reported in the United States each year! One of the five strategies of HHS’s Viral Hepatitis Action Plan is, “Eliminate transmission of vaccine preventable hepatitis.” You can help prevent hepatitis - check with your doctor to make sure you have completed your immunization series (the full series is 3 shots) and...
Breaking News: "New approach a step forward for... →
Hep C Funding Opportunity: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Vertex’s Circle of Care grants will support innovative collaborations that improve patient access to hepatitis C care. Click here to download the grant application.
“NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of...– Excerpt from the Presidential Proclamation of World Hepatitis Day. Members of the PVHC work hard to raise hepatitis awareness and provide services in Philadelphia; we’re thrilled to see the White House encouraging others to join our fight.