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Wed02Mar2016Thu03Mar2016Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104Show detailsMarch 2 - Up to eleven (11) Southwest tribes/bands including Comanche, Hopi, Apache, and Navajo will come together for two days to break the silence of HCV, share their voices, and raise awareness of HCV and co-morbidities of HIV/AIDS and diabetes among urban and reservation Native communities.March 3 Rez Café - Up to 40 attendees will develop strategic plans to address the escalation of HCV and co-morbidities (HIV/AIDS, alcoholism, and diabetes), challenges of stigma and shame associated with HCV, access to care for urban and reservation Natives, enrollment of ACA, and developing culturally responsive basic HCV educationCo-Sponsors Office of Minority Health Services, Intra-Tribal Council of Arizona, Navajo Nation, Tewa Women United, and National Native American AIDS Prevention Center
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Thu10Mar2016Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103Show detailsWith new and effective treatments available, hepatitis C has emerged as a disease that demands directed response. This summit offers San Francisco providers (medical, social services, behavioral health, syringe access/harm reduction programs, and community-based organizations) the opportunity to share about available services, needs and experiences in caring for San Francisco’s diverse communities, and to build continuity/linkage of care to increase access, compliance and success.Co-Sponsors – San Francisco HCV Task Force and San Francisco Department of Health
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Tue19Apr2016Thu21Apr2016United Nations Headquarters in New YorkShow details
The General Assembly, in its resolution 70/181 of 17 December 2015, decided that the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem shall be convened for three days, from 19 to 21 April 2016, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, following the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, scheduled to be held in March 2016.
Furthermore, the General Assembly decided that representatives of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC are invited to participate in the special session and representatives of civil society and the scientific community, academia, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders may participate in the special session, in accordance with the rules of procedure and established practice of the General Assembly.
To that end, registration is now open for representatives of organizations actively working on drug-related matters from ECOSOC and non-ECOSOC accredited NGOs, civil society, the scientific and academic communities, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders.
All organizations wishing to attend UNGASS 2016 will need to register by applying here: http://bit.ly/UNGASS-2016. Applications for general registration are being accepted from 1 February – 28 March 2016.
More information: http://www.unodc.org/ungass2016
Sun17Jul2016Durban, South Africa
Mon25Jul20168:30am - 12pm127 West 127th Street, 3rd Floor Gym, New York, NY
Thu28Jul201610:15 am1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA
Fri19Aug20168:30 amSt. Anne's Conference Center, 155 North Occidental, Los Angeles, CA
Fri07Oct201611:30am - 5pmSt. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Goldman Auditorium, Phoenix, AZ
Wed19Oct20168:30am - 3:00pmCalifornia State Building 445 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102Show details
The first ever elimination strategy for viral hepatitis was adopted in 2016, with the ambitious goal of eliminating hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization in conjunction with World Hepatitis Day, have focused on the theme of “Elimination” for 2016.
San Francisco and the Bay Area is an unfortunate hot spot for viral hepatitis infection, San Francisco being named the number one City and County in the nation for liver cancer risk, directly associated with the high levels of chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis C among the highly diverse population.
On Wednesday, October 19th, SF Hep B Free and the American Liver Foundation will partner for the first time to host the 2nd Annual Viral Hepatitis Summit, themed “Elimination-Preparing For A Cure,” where we will focus on three main components:
- Building a national voice for viral hepatitis awareness and prevention – bringing leaders from national organizations together to highlight the successes of their organizations and how other organizations can work together to build a stronger voice for the cause.
- Lessons learned from the hepatitis C cure, preparing for a hepatitis B cure – bringing together nationally recognized leaders in hepatitis B and C research, and those at the forefront of the hepatitis C cure efforts to comparatively prepare for a hepatitis B cure and successfully bring it to the community in need, affordably, and in a culturally appropriate manner.
- Working with your legislator - Assembly District 17, Assemblymember David Chiu will be sharing with the audience how we, the community, can better work with our elected officials to improve our efforts on a local and state level.
Additionally, we will be holding a special screening of the documentary “Be About It,” followed with a Q&A session with Film Director, Christopher Wong and Subject, Shawne Lopez. The film features two families that have been directly impacted through chronic hepatitis B infection. This documentary not only puts a face to those that have been impacted, but also breaks down the stigma around hepatitis B and encourages people to share their story and discover their status.
Exhibit space is going fast at APHA's 2016 PUBLIC HEALTH EXPO.
Over 75% of booth spaces have been reserved!
Why Exhibit at APHA:
* Meet with health professionals, physicians, nurses, researchers, educators and health administrators
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* Be part of the largest gathering of health professionals
* 3 Complimentary full Annual Meeting registrations
* 5 "Expo Only" Guest Passes
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* Dedicated exhibit only hours
* Presentation opportunity in the Industry Expert Theater
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Sun18Dec201612:00 pmLos Angeles, CAShow details
December 18 is designated by the UN as International Migrants Day. This year, immigrants stand shoulder to shoulder with working people from all communities to defend social justice, racial justice, labor rights, environmental justice, and governance that reflect our diversity. Come together to march and rally downtown LA on Dec. 18 to show unity and defiance as we demand respect for our constitutional rights from our elected officials and the incoming Drumpf administration.
Tue20Dec201610:00 am4100 Empire Drive #150, BakersfieldShow details
Our community is coming together and calling on Congressman Kevin McCarthy to represent the people of his district. He must stand against those who are working to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Nearly half of the population in Kern and Tulare Counties relies on some form of subsidized insurance. Tens of thousands more benefit from the Affordable Care Act because of provisions like extending dependent coverage to age 26 and removing “pre-existing condition” clauses from insurance. Covered California and tax subsidies to small businesses have given people more freedom to move from job to job and small businesses can better compete for the best talent. We can’t go back to a time when so many more Americans had to rely on emergency rooms for primary care or forgo treatment altogether. Nowhere is the need so great as in California’s Central Valley. Our congressman needs to carry the message from his district to Washington D.C.: This law is saving lives in California and we are ready to fight for our health. Join us on Dec. 20 in front of Congressman McCarthy’s office to make your voice heard. #Fight4OurHealth