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Topic: Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

Raising Awareness about Viral Hepatitis in the Hispanic Community

 

Written by Michelle Moses-Eisenstein, M.P.H. and Corinna Dan, R.N., M.P.H., 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Hepatitis Awareness MonthDuring May’s month-long observance of Hepatitis Awareness Month, we also observe National Hispanic Hepatitis Awareness Day (NHHAD) on May 15th. NHHAD is an annual event organized by the Latino Commission on AIDS to raise awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage testing, diagnosis, and linkage to care. We invite you to learn more about viral hepatitis among Hispanics and take action.

Earlier this year, researchers published a study  on hepatitis C prevalence among Hispanic/Latino adults in the United States using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). «Read the rest of this article»

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