Category Archives: Hepatitis C policy

Project Inform staff Emalie Huriaux’s whirlwind of advocacy

In FY 15-16 CalHEP and Project Inform successfully advocated for state funding for the California Department of Public Health to establish a syringe supply clearinghouse to support HIV and viral hepatitis prevention services around the state. Here is CalHEP Chair, Emalie Huriaux, with some of the supplies from…Read More

Creating Spaces for Safer for People Who Use Drugs: A Harm Reduction Imperative

  Creating Spaces for Safer for People Who Use Drugs: A Harm Reduction Imperative- Andrew Reynolds On September 27 and 28, 2016, Project Inform hosted a think tank entitled “Safe Consumption Spaces in the United States: Uniting for a National Movement.” This national gathering of experts—people…Read More

Ensuring Access to Medi-Cal Services for Transgender Beneficiaries

On October 6, 2016, California’s Department of Health Care Services issued the following letter and resources regarding transgender health care coverage under Medi-Cal plans. The APL (All Plan Letter) is available by clicking this link. The website link for all letters is available by clicking this…Read More

Project Inform Applauds California Lawmakers for Supporting HIV and Viral Hepatitis Services

Project Inform, a founding member of the California HIV Alliance and the managing member of the California Hepatitis Alliance, applauds the California Legislature and Governor Brown’s support for HIV and viral hepatitis services in the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget. The new state budget, signed into law…Read More

Safe Injection Facilities in the United States: The Next Step for Harm Reduction for People Who Use Drugs

With increased awareness of injection related HIV and HCV outbreaks, as well as increased attention to the opioid epidemic and suffering that has resulted from overdose deaths, there has been much public discussion about new alternatives for reducing these harms. One such alternative that has long…Read More

California Voters Face Important Issues

Voters in California may be less than thrilled to realize that a whopping 17 measures have qualified for the ballot in the November general election. All voters may be wise to cancel their cable television subscriptions to avoid what is likely to be an unprecedented amount…Read More

Safe Injection Facilities in the United States: A Project Inform Think Tank

With increased attention in recent years around the use of opiates in the United States, we have seen increased media coverage directed at an epidemic of overdose deaths across the country, HIV outbreaks reported in Indiana and hepatitis C (HCV) outbreaks reported in West Virginia, Wisconsin…Read More