Category Archives: Hepatitis C care & treatment

LGBT and PLWH have disproportionately benefitted from the ACA

LGBT people and people living with HIV have disproportionately benefitted from the expansion of health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. This is also true of Black and Latino Americans. LGBT people and PLWH have much at stake in the debate currently taking place in…Read More

Takeaways from the 2016 Liver Meeting for Viral Hepatitis Advocates

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) held its annual conference, The Liver Meeting, from November 11-15 in Boston. Traditionally, the Liver Meeting attendees are clinicians and researchers and the program is primarily filled with highly technical scientific content. As a public health…Read More

Project Inform leads effort to improve HIV care retention and re-linkage

Project Inform has long hosted Think Tanks that bring together the community with other key stakeholders, including researchers, government officials and health care providers to tackle specific issues that others haven’t fully explored. On December 13 and 14, 2016, we hosted a meeting designed to address…Read More

Hepatitis C Awareness for Gay Men

Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States, with at least 3.5 million people living with it. Of this group, about 25% are co-infected with HIV and HCV. In recent years there’s been increased attention to HCV as new medications have…Read More

Project Inform launches new provider toolkit for screening hepatitis C in people who inject drugs

This month, Project Inform launches a new provider resource aimed at improving the health of people who inject drugs: Hepatitis C Infection and People Who Inject Drugs. People who inject drugs are at greatest risk of hep C infection in the United States. Many remain undiagnosed, putting…Read More

Join the fight to save health care for people living with HIV and viral hepatitis!

Congress is rushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as soon as President-Elect Donald Trump takes office. Congress does not have a replacement health care plan and there is no guarantee that millions of Americans will continue to have access to quality, affordable health care….Read More

Free Online Hepatitis C Program Provides Powerful Resource for Consumers

ProPatient, a provider of interactive online patient education tools, has teamed up with NovaMed Education, a provider of education for healthcare professionals and patients, and Project Inform, a health education and healthcare access organization, to develop a unique and interactive online resource about the hepatitis C…Read More