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Free Rapid HIV & Hep-C Testing (Provided by GLIDE)

This month, we’re pleased to host GLIDE at the W.O.M.A.N., Inc. office who will be offering free rapid HIV and HEP-C testing! Please share with your networks! 50 more words

Woman Inc

Hepatitis C Is Spiking Among Young People

Cases of hepatitis C in the United States have nearly tripled within a five-year period, reaching a new 15-year high of around 34,000 new hepatitis C infections in 2015, federal health officials reported. 202 more words

Prevent hep C

Cover story published in Shifa News, July 2016

Hepatitis C:  Prevention is better than cure

24 year old, Umair was feeling pain in his body on his wedding day but he ignored it considering it to be due to the hectic routine. 1,183 more words

Non Fiction

Revealed: hep C treatment in prison

Editor’s note: While this blog follows Gideon Walletsky’s time in prison, it’s important to remember that many of his experiences are shared by thousands of inmates across the United States. 932 more words



Update: Bruce has a family who has committed to adopt him! Thank the Lord :)

This is Bruce! He is an adorable three year old little boy with HIV and Hep C on his file. 254 more words

Harvoni, Sovaldi, Viekira Pak, And Other Direct-Acting Antivirals Get Black-Box Warning: Risk Of Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation - Drug Injury Watch

Returning to the “FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns about the risk of hepatitis B reactivating in some patients treated with direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C”, which was issued on October 4, 2016:FDA identified 24 cases of HBV reactivation reported to FDA and from the published literature in HCV/HBV co-infected patients treated with DAAs during the 31 months from November 22, 2013 to July 18, 2016. 81 more words


Conflicts of Interest Abound in Hepatitis C Treatment Guidelines - Hep

A recent investigation into the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has revealed that several committee members tasked with setting official hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment guidelines in 2015 had significant conflicts of interest involving the pharmaceutical and health care industries.  103 more words