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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and YOU can help. Talk about hepatitis, Order and share educational materials and coffee cup sleeves. Volunteer for an event. Get Tested. Know the risk factors. We CAN eliminate...

Waterfront Blues Fest: Volunteers Needed

It is that time of year again! Waterfront Blues Fest 2018 in Portland, OR is quickly approaching. This year, the festival runs July 4 - July 7. Caring Ambassadors is looking for volunteers to conduct outreach and to help with booth activities!   The Caring Ambassadors...

COMBATING THE OPIOID CRISIS: PREVENTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) and Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA) introduce the "Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018" Read the bill here Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) introduced a bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and expand a...

Viral Hepatitis, B and C: Lift the Global Burden

The focus of WDHD 2018 is Viral Hepatitis, B and C: Lift the Global Burden. WGO supports and encourages an integrated approach to education and promotion of WDHD 2018 that includes diverse yet complimentary initiatives which will build on each other over time to...

Young Chicago Authors collaborates with Caring Ambassadors!

In the fight against hepatitis C, young voices have been noticeably absent. In the fall of 2017, the Caring Ambassadors Program and some poets from Young Chicago Authors set out to change that. Click here to see their completed...

PREVENTING THE INFECTIOUS DISEASE CONSEQUENCES OF THE OPIOIDS CRISIS

The United States is experiencing an epidemic of viral hepatitis and HIV outbreaks across the nation, fueled by the opioid crisis. The 2015 HIV and hepatitis C outbreak in Indiana is powerful evidence that persons who inject drugs (PWID) are at high risk for both HIV...

#StigmaStops

Stigma stops the majority of people living with viral hepatitis enjoying the quality of life they deserve.   Read more...