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Member Organizations

Africa Health Research Institute, Durban, South Africa

Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is an independent, transdisciplinary scientific research institute based across two campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) in South Africa. Learn more at l +27839507347

Africa Hepatitis Coalition, Juba, South Sudan

Africa Hepatitis Coalition (AHC) is a patient-driven, national, not-for-profit organisation legally registered by the laws of the Republic of South Sudan, focusing on the plight of viral hepatitis, and championing the interests of people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis and liver disease. AHC works closely with the Ministry of Health (MoH) South Sudan, the HIV, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Department, and the South Sudan Hepatitis Technical Working Group. We have the South Sudan Hepatitis Strategy launched in 2020 and the triple elimination guidelines launched in 2022. Our website is under development but to be hosted soon. Learn more by contacting Jepete John Aquila at or +211916886622

African Cultural Alliance of North America (ACANA), Philadelphia

The African Cultural Alliance of North America provides a wide range of services - immigration, legal, community development and health services to mainly African and Caribbean people. Learn more at l l 215.729.8225

African Family Health Organization (AFAHO), Philadelphia

AFAHO provides health, human and educational services to African and Caribbean people and refugees in the greater Philadelphia area. Learn more at l

African Health Coalition, Chicago

Established in 2019, African Health Coalition works to address the high rates of chronic health conditions and social determinants of health in African communities. Learn more at l l 773.396.8582

African Hepatitis B Network, Minneapolis, MN

The African Hepatitis B Network works to promote hepatitis B awareness and education, bringing together clinicians and researchers across the continent in partnership to reduce the burden of hepatitis B. Learn more at l l 612.624.6353

African Life Center, New York City

Helping the African community access services and engage in research work targeting the African community. To learn more, contact l 347.607.0380

African Services Committee, New York City

African Services Committee (ASC) is a non-profit human rights organization dedicated to improving the health and self-sufficiency of the African community and anyone who needs services. African Services Committee provides health, housing, legal, educational, and social services to more than 6,500 newcomers each year in New York City. ASC has also worked on the frontlines of the global AIDS epidemic since 2003, operating three clinics in Ethiopia, and through advocacy and policy work in the U.S. and abroad. Learn more at | @africanservices | 212.222.3882 

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Philadelphia

American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapter, Media, PA

Dedicated to the health and well-being of children in Pennsylvania. Learn more at l smihailescu@paaap.org484.446.3040

American Liver Foundation

ALF’s mission is to promote education, advocacy, support services, and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. Through creativity and hard work, they provide education for liver health and prevention of liver disease to diverse populations, accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, promote quality health care, stimulate community resources and services, advocate for favorable government policies, and are the world’s best source of information about liver disease. They strive to improve quality of life while searching for cures for all people coping with these diseases. Learn more at l l 215.764.7060

Asian American Health Coalition/HOPE Clinic

Asian Health Coalition, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago

The Asian Health Coalition, established in 1996, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with a mission to improve the health and wellness of Asian American and other ethnic minority communities through advocacy, technical assistance, community-based education, and research. Learn more at l alia@asianhealth.org773.834.6599

Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas, Bronx, NY

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA), was incorporated in 1995 for educational, scientific and charitable purposes as a tax-exempt non-profit organization under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. ANPA represents the professional interests of 4,000+ physicians, dentists and allied health professionals of Nigerian birth, ethnicity or empathy in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. It provides a platform for medical and scientific dialogue, on issues of health within North America, the Caribbean, and Africa, pertinent to persons of descent from the Nigerian Diaspora. With the vision of a healthier Nigeria and a healthier world, a focus on health including immigrant health, primary care and chronic diseases is key. Learn more at l

Bekwarra Hepatitis B Support Advocacy Initiative, Bekwarra, Cross River State, Nigeria

As a patient/community-led advocacy group, our primary aim is to provide free counseling and testing, create public awareness, and establish linkages to the appropriate health facilities to address the burden of hepatitis B infection in Bekwarra LGA of Cross River State Nigeria and beyond. OBJECTIVES:- 1. To provide health services in line with the WHO on sustainable development goals, and the World Hepatitis Alliance towards eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. 2. To assist those affected by viral hepatitis by means of moral, social, psychological, and emotional support, considering the significance and public health implications of the hepatitis B disease. 3. To provide health education by creating public awareness on the burden of the hepatitis B virus infection. 4. To provide free testing of volunteer participants during awareness campaigns. 5. To provide free pre-test and post-test counseling to all tested participants. 6. To create a verifiable data tool which is to serve as a confidential report of surveillance on the burden of hepatitis B infection and to make the same results available to the government, partners, and other relevant authorities/agencies. 7. To implement interventions on three critical areas namely:- i. Treatment and management of hepatitis B infection ii. Vaccination of those not living with the hepatitis B virus. iii. Assistance in mass literacy and awareness campaign on the incidence and prevalence of the hepatitis B infection in our coverage areas and beyond. 8. To provide and to establish linkages for those living with hepatitis B to appropriate health facilities and services. 9. To provide the necessary health education to caregivers and health care service providers as well as rural communities on the risk associated with the hepatitis B disease. 10. To create a deliberate community participation in advocacy and awareness aimed at elimination of the Hepatitis B disease. 11. To provide and to ensure even vaccination of those not Infected with the hepatitis disease. 12. To provide free medications, and access to free routine monitoring for people living with hepatitis B. 13. To serve as a patient-led and community-based support group. 14. To partner with other non-governmental organizations with similar objectives in furtherance of the aims and objectives of the organization. 15. To accept gifts, grants, donations from well-spirited people, and local, state, national and international donor agencies to support the organization. For more information contact l +2348038426447

Bensther Development Foundation, Enugu, Nigeria

Bensther Development Foundation is a non-governmental organisation focused on promoting and providing evidence-based solutions to public health problems. We work with general and key populations like PWUDs/PWIDs, inmates, and young people. To learn more, visit their Facebook page or contact l +2348170140438

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Viral Hepatitis

Resources in African languages were developed to serve populations with high rates of hepatitis B. Learn more at 

Congolese Health Board - Congolese Community of Washington State

The Congolese Health Board is a branch of the Congolese Community of Washington State, a 501 (c) non-profit public organization. It was formed by Congolese health professionals and volunteers concerned about health disparities disproportionately affecting Congolese and French-speaking African immigrants and refugees in Washington State. We aim to meet Congolese and Francophone immigrants' health and social needs through community engagement, empowerment, and resource connection. Learn more at | | (206)306-5432

Columbus Department of Public Health, Columbus, OH

The mission of Columbus Public Health is to protect health and improve lives in their community. Learn more at l l 614.645.5308

Community Vision Group, Cameroon and Malawi

Community Vision Group (CVG) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to a poverty-free society, where children can live to their full potential. Their vision is to help transform communities through shared responsibility. Their core program is the “Feed the Child” initiative, emerging from a deep need to meet the food security, health, nutritional, and educational needs of primary-aged children in Cameroon and Malawi. The mainstream School Feeding program is accompanied by two critical health interventions: hepatitis B education, screening, vaccination, linkage to care, and primary eye care. Learn more at l l +447453475815

Dallas/Fort Worth Hep B Free

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, Philadelphia

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS), Columbus, OH

Falcons Health Foundation, Accra, Ghana

Falcons Health Foundation provides urgent support, health education, general health screening, and health advocacy for people living with viral hepatitis. They provide treatment guidelines and services, and aid in prevention and awareness among individuals, groups, and large organizations. Learn more by contacting or +233540700017.

Foundation for a Healthier Senegal, Dakar, Senegal

Foundation for a Healthier Senegal works to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved women throughout Senegal by increasing access to reproductive, maternal and child health services through community participatory action. Learn more at l +221781761171

Great Lakes Peace Centre, Kasese, Uganda

Great Lakes Peace Centre (GLPC) comes in handy to build an enabling environment for positive peace, starting with the Rwenzori region and growing to the entire Great Lakes region. GLPC develops programs and projects that are aimed at equipping the youth and women in the area with relevant life skills, growing their capacity, and advocating for platforms where they can ably share their demands and challenges so that their voices are heard. The aims and objectives of the GLPC are: a. To support HIV/AIDs-affected families, orphans and vulnerable children and grandmothers; b. Economic empowerment and capacity-building of youth and their communities; c. Promoting good health and well-being, and fighting gender-based violence and other social evils; d. Fostering international understanding and peace-building through trainings and use of international peace figures to change mindsets of youth and women; e. Supporting the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals in the region through working with community youth groups and other groups in collaboration with international agencies. Health promotion and disease prevention are strategic objectives of the organization with a focus on communicable and non-communicable diseases, such as hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS and many viral infections, bearing in mind that the biggest challenge in tropical Africa is adoption to modern health practices and universal health coverage. Learn more at l l +256779501921

Hep Free NYC Network - CHIPO NYC Committee

Hep Free NYC's goal is to bring together NYC organizations, service providers and advocates who are dedicated to ending hepatitis B and C in African communities throughout the city. View their CHIPO-NYC Committee webpage on or email them at

HEP Initiative, Lusaka, Zambia

HEP Initiative Zambia is a not-for-profit organization established in 2019, that specifically deals with hepatitis in Zambia by engaging Ministry of Health and other stakeholders to fight, control and prevent viral hepatitis. They engage in activities such as information, experience and medical advice sharing, and health promotion. They raise awareness of viral hepatitis, its prevention, diagnosis and treatment. They have created a platform for patients with viral hepatitis to share their experiences with the public to fight stigma and discrimination. Learn more at l

Hepatitis Aid Organization, Kampala, Uganda 

Hepatitis Aid Organization (HAO) is a patient-led organization initiated in 2019, whose mission is to engage, empower and strengthen communities in the fight to eliminate hepatitis in Uganda. Our interventions focus on working with and through hepatitis patients, faith based communities & local communities with integrated and community-driven solutions based on scientific evidence, innovation, creativity and multidisciplinary partnerships in a compassionate environment. We work with service providers, healthcare consumers and key stakeholders to improve quality of life for people affected by viral hepatitis, and increase local communities' access to quality hepatitis services without discrimination, through training, education, research, patient support and advocacy. Learn more at l l +256758842701

Hepatitis Alliance of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Hepatitis Alliance of Ghana (HAG) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established and incorporated on October 31, 2016 by the Registrar General Department of Ghana. Their network comprises over 500 healthcare providers in Ghana. These professionals include physicians, nurses, midwives, physician assistants, biomedical scientists, and public health specialists. In addition, about 900 patients with hepatitis B and C are in their network. HAG provides a comprehensive range of viral hepatitis services including awareness creation, capacity building of healthcare providers, patient support services, advocacy, and hepatitis-related research. Learn more here. l l +233244712071

Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington, Seattle

Hepatitis B Foundation

The Hepatitis B Foundation is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life for those affected by hepatitis B worldwide. Their commitment includes funding focused research, promoting disease awareness, supporting immunization and treatment initiatives, and serving as the primary source of information for patients and their families, the medical and scientific community, and the general public. Learn more at l l 215.489.4900

Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington, D.C. (HBI‐DC)

Founded in 2006 as the Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington DC, HBI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to mobilize communities to address health disparities, including preventing infectious diseases and liver cancer (by detecting HBV and HCV infections early) that affect vulnerable populations. Through collaborative partnerships, the organization provides culturally and linguistically appropriate outreach, education, screening, testing, vaccination, linkage to care, and patient navigation services for impacted communities to promote immigrant health equity. Learn more at l l 571.274.0021

Hepatitis Education Project, Seattle

The Hepatitis Education Project offers free hepatitis B and C screening, free hepatitis A and B vaccines, medical case management for people diagnosed with hepatitis C, and harm reduction services, including a syringe service program, naloxone, and a suboxone clinic. Learn more at l l 206.732.0311

Horn of Africa Rescue Committee

Houston Department of Health and Human Services

Illinois Public Health Association, Springfield, IL

The Illinois Public Health Association is the oldest and largest public health association in the state of Illinois. As one of the largest affiliates of the American Public Health Association, IPHA is widely recognized as a leader in the field of public health advocacy, health education and promotion. Learn more at l 618.406.9415

International Community Health Services, Seattle

Jeneso Development Initiative, Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria

Jeneso Development Initiative is passionate about sensitization, screening, vaccination and treatment for hepatitis. To learn more, contact l 08160587065

Maine Immigrant Access Health Network

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, MN

Midwest Asian Health Association, Chicago and Aurora, IL

Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL

Minnesota Department of Health

Montefiore Einstein Starfish Program, Bronx, NY

Montefiore Medical Center is a premier academic medical center and the primary teaching hospital of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York City. Its main campus, the Henry and Lucy Moses Division, is located in the Norwood section of the northern Bronx. The Starfish Program provides care in the liver clinic, such as testing for HBV and blood pressure, and linkage to care for vulnerable communities. Learn more at l l 347-899-5446

Mount Sinai Medical Center/Project HONE, New York City

Hepatitis Outreach Network (HONE) is a community viral hepatitis prevention, screening and linkage to care study focused on adult minority groups in New York City who are at risk for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV). HONE offers combined HBV and HCV screening at no cost at a variety of health fairs and other events throughout New York City. Learn more here or by contacting or 

Multicultural AIDS Coalition/Africans for Improved Access, Boston

The organization's efforts focus on ensuring high quality, accessible HIV/STI prevention, care, and treatment services. Its mission also includes accessing vital services and research projects for African people living in the Greater Boston area. Learn more at l aadigwe@mac-boston.org978.328.6017

National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness (NAIRHHA) Day

National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness (NAIRHHA) Day is celebrated annually on September 9th. Founded by advocates in Massachusetts, Washington D.C., and New York, NAIRHHA Day has been observed annually on September 9th by communities, advocates, healthcare professionals, government officials and other stakeholders since 2014. It takes place in September because this is the month that has been designated as National African Immigrant Month (NAIM) in the United States to celebrate the diverse and remarkable contributions African immigrants have made to enrich the United States, in spheres ranging from sports to writing to politics. Learn more at

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD), Washington, DC

NASTAD is a leading non-partisan non-profit association that represents public health officials who administer HIV and hepatitis programs in the U.S. They work to advance the health and dignity of people living with and impacted by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, and intersecting epidemics by strengthening governmental public health through advocacy, capacity building, and social justice. Learn more at l

National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B, Kampala, Uganda

The National Organization for People Living with Hepatitis B (NOPLHB) is an NGO and a registered, pioneer, non-public actor in hepatitis response in Uganda. It provides comprehensive hepatitis services, and advocacy for the rights of patients, improvement of diagnostic and clinical services, and creating awareness about the disease. NOPLHB is a member of the World Hepatitis Alliance and International Alliance of Patient Organizations (IAPO), and an associate member of the Coalition to Eradicate Viral Hepatitis in Asia Pacific (CEVHAP). NOPLHB stands out as the first and largest Non-Governmental Organization in Uganda, providing the most comprehensive hepatitis knowledge on prevention, care and support services. Learn more at l +256702230051

National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable, Washington, DC

NVHR is a coalition of patients, health care providers, community-based organizations, and public health partners fighting for an equitable world free of viral hepatitis. Learn more at l

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Viral Hepatitis Program

Hepatitis B and C navigation services, clinical practice transformation, surveillance registry and more. Visit their hepatitis webpage at or email us

New York City Hepatitis B Coalition - Hep Free NYC Network

Founded in 2009, NYC Hep B Coalition and Hep Free NYC Network convenes NYC hep B-focused stakeholders to prevent and manage hep B in NYC. Visit the NYC Hep B Coalition webpage at Contact us at or email

New York University School of Medicine

Obala Foundation, Taunton, MA

Ohio Asian American Health Coalition, Columbus, OH

ONG-ADILO, Yorosso, Mali

ADILO is a non-governmental organization under Malian law created on November 28th, 2018. Its goal is to contribute to the socio-economic development of the community through the implementation of local actions. The NGO-ADILO provides technical support to local and national initiatives in the following areas: Awareness raising, information, advocacy/lobbying, training, and project evaluation. Learn more at l l +22374003756 l +224627355169

Organization for Medical Outreach to Communities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Organization for Medical Outreach to Communities (OMOC) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization with a purpose to save poor people who are not able to incur costs (charges) for their health when they are sick. OMOC does this because they know that the community is vulnerable and facing a lot of challenges associated with health and health education. OMOC does medical outreach to end hepatitis, non-communicable diseases, and Sefe representative health. To learn more, contact l +255659114754

PA Immunization Coalition, Media, PA

The Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition (PAIC) is an organization of volunteers consisting of individuals and organizations that have an interest in advancing the mission of timely and effective immunizations for all Pennsylvania residents. Mission: To promote timely and effective immunizations for all Pennsylvania residents across their life span. Vision: The PAIC is a diverse group of passionate, energetic, and committed partners working together to ensure that no one in Pennsylvania suffers from vaccine-preventable illnesses. PAIC believes this can be achieved through focusing efforts on education, advocacy, and access. Learn more at l l 484.446.3040

Partnerships for Health, Augusta, ME

Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH)

The viral hepatitis program at PDPH provides surveillance for hepatitis B and C. Learn more at l l 215.685.4513

Philadelphia Department of Public Health - Immunization Program

The Philadelphia Immunization Program keeps Philadelphia healthy by averting vaccine-preventable diseases and increasing immunization coverage across the city. As part of the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Division of Disease Control, the program is federally funded to oversee the government purchase and local distribution of vaccines. By monitoring the use of these vaccines, it helps providers maintain their vaccination inventory. Learn more at l l 215.792.3254

Reaching the Unreached International, Accra/Kadjebi, Ghana

Reaching the Unreached International is an NGO focusing on health, WASH, environmental issues, and  and research. Learn more by contacting: l 00233246838444

Rise Against Hepatitis Global Initiative, Nigeria

Rise Against Hepatitis Global Initiative (RAHGI) is a non-profit organization that works to prevent liver cancer caused by hepatitis among people around the globe by employing the strategy of awareness and sensitization, testing, vaccination and treatment. RAHGI was created to combat the rejection and discrimination of people living with hepatitis, the ignorance of the existence of the virus, level of transference and its silent destruction of life. To learn more, contact l 08136660683

Somali Family Safety Task Force, Seattle

The Somali Family Safety Task Force is a nonprofit community-based organization (CBO) located in the New Holly neighborhood in Seattle, WA that serves refugee and immigrant women and their families. The Somali Family Safety Task Force is not only is  community-based, but also community-driven. The founders, as well as the majority of the staff and volunteers are Somali and East African. The programs are created with input from the community, often at their request. Programs range from computer literacy training to combating and preventing gender-based-violence. The Somali Family Safety Task Force takes pride in being an organization by and for the community. Learn more at l l 206.659.4755

Somali Hepatitis Trust, Mogadisho, Somalia

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St. Catherine University Public Health Department, St. Paul, MN l l 651.690.6265

SURVIVOR AID, Juba, South Sudan

Survivor Aid is an independent, registered, non-governmental, non-profit grassroots humanitarian organization, established by multi-skilled professionals and dedicated to enhance community potential for socio-economic development and transformations. Survivor Aid offers full operation to provide humanitarian assistance, strengthen social cohesion, restore hope, and enhance community participation to embrace universal peace and good governance with equal opportunity for socio-economic development after prolonged conflict in the country of South Sudan. To learn more, contact Abraham Wani Alfred | | +211922131666 

Sustainable Impact Makers International, Inc., Bronx, NY 

Sustainable Impact Makers International's mission is to educate, mobilize, empower, enable, and be a resource to communities in the challenge of fighting poverty and other health disparities. Learn more at | Contact Evelyn Botwe |

United States Coalition for African Immigrant Health (USCAIH), Maryland

The United States Coalition for African Immigrant Health (USCAIH) began as the National African Immigrant Project (NAIP) in 2005 under the auspices of the U.S. Office of Minority Health. USCAIH was originally established to provide a platform for national and regional conferences on African immigrant health. Each of these conferences successfully attracted state and federal agencies, clinicians, academics, students and other stakeholders working with the African Immigrant (AI) population. In 2021, USCAIH further expanded its mission by establishing itself as a coalition in order to provide a broader platform for engaging stakeholders interested in the African diaspora. Learn more at l

University of Maryland School of Medicine

YOUTHAID-LIBERIA (YAL), Monrovia, Liberia

YAL is a youth development and rights advocacy NGO that educates, empowers and elevates Liberian youth to lead and excel through leadership-building, entrepreneurship and community health-strengthening programs. YAL's community-strengthening programs focus on educating, advocating for, and creating public awareness about malaria eradication, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis elimination, as well as sexual reproductive health rights (SRHR) advocacy for young people. Learn more at | Contact Swaliho M Fofana | | +231888613555

Zidkijah Medical Center, Rongo, Kenya

Zidkijah Medical Center, is a level two private health facility, founded in February 2019, based in Rongo Sub County, Migori County, Kenya. Vision: Universal access to the highest attainable quality health care Mission: To improve access to the highest attainable evidence-based quality health care with an objective to deliver timely, affordable and compassionate quality health care services to patients and families irrespective of their social status, gender and age, ethnic, religious or political affiliations and a keen attention to our eight key values of fear for God, integrity, compassion, customer focus, leadership, empathy, respect and moral courage, Zidkijah Medical Center is supporting access to comprehensive high quality comprehensive primary health care services including general outpatient, pharmacy, Maternal Neonatal Child Health (MNCH), laboratory, adolescent health services, and sexual reproductive health services, including hepatitis B virus screening and follow up services, as we strive to meet the growing demand for high quality integrated health care services with special attention to access, affordability, clinical and service excellence in Rongo Sub County, Migori County in rural Kenya. Zidkijah Medical Center’s unique longitudinal approach to follow-up of all patients has made it easy to individualize support. Among the hepatitis B patients we are taking care of in Zidkijah Medical Center, are healthcare providers (HCPs), adolescents and young persons (AYPs), women of reproductive age (WRA) as well as older women. Learn more at l l +254739762644