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NVHR Fact Sheet: Why Screen for HCV in an Uncertain Treatment Climate


The current challenges in hepatitis C treatment access have caused some medical providers to be hesitant about screening their patients. The National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) has developed this fact sheet explaining why screening is critical even during this uncertain treatment climate. CLICK HERE for the…Read More

Project Inform launches new provider toolkit for screening hepatitis C in people living with HIV


This month, Project Inform launched “A Toolkit for Screening, Counseling and Patient Education: Hepatitis C Infection and People Living with HIV,” which includes materials for medical providers and other health care staff as well as patient fact sheets. It is estimated that at least 300,000 people…Read More

Project Inform’s wrap-up from World Hepatitis Day 2014


In honor of World Hepatitis Day, which is observed on July 28 every year and is one of only four disease-specific days recognized by the World Health Organization (the others being tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV), Project Inform participated in two events in Washington, DC. The first…Read More

SAVE THE DATE! Evening of Hope—A Night of Lifesaving Fashion October 25


Saturday, October 25, 2014 Evening of Hope—A Night of Lifesaving Fashion is San Francisco’s must-attend fête complete with cocktails, culinary delights, VIP after-party with designers and models, and music by DJ Kid Sysko and djDCM. There will also be incredible live auction packages, and of course,…Read More

WE DID IT! AIDS Walk San Francisco 2014


A united community — 20,000 strong — came together in Golden Gate Park on Sunday, July 20, 2014 to take vital steps toward an HIV-free generation. Thank you all for being a part of this year’s extraordinary event. Our efforts raised more than $2.3 million for Project Inform and 43 other vital Bay…Read More

Project Inform meets with Douglas Brooks, Director of National AIDS Policy


Upon entering office, President Obama committed to restoring a vigorous Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) within the White House to oversee and coordinate the response of the federal government to the epidemic.   He also committed to developing the nation’s first comprehensive strategy for further controlling…Read More

AIDS2014: An integrase inhibitor such as raltegravir may reduce immune activation in early therapy


A new study shows that an initial early treatment using the integrase inhibitor raltegravir (Isentress) leads to less immune activation in people with HIV than initial treatment with other drugs, including those receiving a regimen including efavirenz (Sustiva or Atripla). The new study also indicates, but…Read More