Webinar: Hepatitis C and African American Women
May 7, 2015 / 1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. ET
In preparation for National Women’s Health Week, the Office on Women’s Health, the Office of Minority Health, and the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy are co-sponsoring a webinar on hepatitis C and African American women.
You are invited to register for this webinar that will highlight:
- Key hepatitis C data, including the health disparities among African Americans
- Recent hepatitis C treatment advances
- Why African American women should know about hepatitis C
- Resources available to help increase awareness and to learn more about hepatitis C
Webinar presenters will also discuss how women may be affected by hepatitis C, challenges and strategies to improve testing and access to care, and what steps individuals and health care providers can take to address hepatitis C in the African American community.
Guest speakers for this webinar include:
Hope King, PhD, MSPHCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Camilla Graham, MD, MPHViral Hepatitis Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Gloria Searson, ACSWCoalition on Positive Health Empowerment