February 21, 2014
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Alan Franciscus


This week we have a lot of educational tools for our readers. I hope that you will take advantage of these by educating yourself and others in need of support and education.





1. Powerpoint Presentations

Hepatitis C Overview:

  • Overview English Updated February 2014—The file is ready to download with complete notes for giving presentations to groups.

HCV Myths:

  • HCV Myths Updated February 2014—HCV Myths is a presentation on the various myths about hepatitis C.  Included in the slides are notes – just click on the note function.  Format:  MS PowerPoint.

One Day:

  • One DayOne Day is the entire slide presentation that we are currently using for our trainings.  Included in the slides are notes—just click on the note function.  Format:  MS PowerPoint.


2. Hepatitis C Support Group Lessons

  • Lesson 5: What Is Hepatitis C, How Does It Spread and What Are the Symptoms?—Provides basic information on how hepatitis C is transmitted and how to prevent transmission.

  • Lesson 6: Monitoring and Watching Hepatitis C—Information about what damages the liver, HCV disease progression, and staying healthy.


3. HCV Advocate News & Pipeline Blog!
Be sure to check out the latest clinical trial postings (Updated February 12, 2014) at the HCV Advocate News & Pipeline Blog. Just click on the links to the Drug Companies below the banner to see which drugs are in trials right now, where the trials are, and how to register for one.



4. Need Help?!
Call 877-HELP-4-HEP line (877-435-7443). The helpline is open from 9:00am to 7:00pm Eastern Time.




Alan Franciscus
Executive Director, Hepatitis C Support Project
Editor-in-Chief, HCV Advocate www.hcvadvocate.org
Editor-in-Chief, HBV Advocate www.hbvadvocate.org

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