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Lack of Political Will by Gov’t Hampering Fight Against Hepatitis
Sept 29 – The President of the Hepatitis B Foundation, Mr. Theobald Owusu-Ansah, has hinted that government is not doing enough in dealing with hepatitis B in Ghana. Read more.
Hope For People With Liver Failure — Artificial Livers Now Become a Reality
Sept 29 – A bio-artificial liver support system for patients suffering from acute liver failure is on its way, as investigations are done to assess its safety and effectiveness, according to new research. Read more.
Genetic Driver of Inflammation Uncovered, Used to Prevent and Treat Liver Cancer
Sept 29 – Blocking the expression of a gene known as astrocyte elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) halts the development and progression of liver cancer by regulating inflammation, demonstrated for the first time by scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center. Read more.
Hep B United Issues Recommendations on HHS Action Plan
Aug 18 – Hep B United released a blueprint report highlighting recommendations on how local coalitions and federal agencies can collaborate to further the goals identified in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services?(HHS) Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis. Read more.
Hepatitis B Foundationís Joan Block Honored at White House
Aug 4 – In commemoration of World Hepatitis Day, the White House recognized and honored leadership efforts to combat viral hepatitis. HBF is proud to announce co–founder and executive director, Joan Block, a recipient of this prestigious award! Read more.
Journal for American Association of Physician Assistants (JAAPA) Publishes HBF Clinical Algorithm
June 5 - This article represents the last major primary care journal that has published the Hepatitis B Foundation’s clinical algorithm for the screening, evaluation and monitoring of hepatitis B in the primary care setting. The other journals include J. of Family Practice, American J. Medicine, The Female Patient, and J. of Nurse Practitioners. Read more.
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