FDLP

Hepatitis C in Indian Country and Associated Indian Health Service Efforts

Title: Hepatitis C in Indian Country and Associated Indian Health Service Efforts

Speakers: 

  • Rick Haverkate, National HIV & HCV Program Coordinator, Indian Health Service
  • Brigg Reilley, Epidemiologist, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board

Description:

    This webinar, on the prevalence of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in American Indian & Alaska Native Communities and the efforts to eliminate the disease, presents positive stories on how the Indian Health Service is intervening and pro-actively working to screen and treat its patients. Viewers will learn the impact of Hepatitis C on American Indian & Alaska Native people, innovative methods used to train clinicians to screen and treat patients in rural areas, and become acquainted with peer-reviewed Hepatitis C research articles specific to American Indian & Alaska Native communities.

Duration: 54 minutes

Date Recorded: 03/19/2019

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