Viral Hepatitis is a critical health concern for the African community. Raise awareness at this national conference of leaders in health care advocacy. Submit an abstract and/or attend the conference.
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2nd United States Conference on African Immigrant Health
Health Behaviors of the African Diaspora: Culture, Integration, Migration
Organized by the Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health
September 19 - 21, Pittsburgh

Call for abstracts
Abstracts are invited for poster and oral presentations, related to all health issues that affect African immigrants and refugees, especially in the context of their culture, migration and integration.
Deadline is August 12, 2014. Submit.
Contact Margaret Dogbe Korto, MBA
Coalition Against Hepatitis in People of African Origin (CHIPO)
National network that meets monthly via conference call.
Learn more
As part of the NYC Hep B Coalition and NYC Hep C Task Force, CHIPO-NYC is a local initiative focused on raising awareness about viral hepatitis in the African immigrant community in NYC. Learn more
Viral Hepatitis Info
Liver Health Bulletin | Your Liver Keeps You Healthy: Protect It (PDF). Encourages protection of the liver from the overlapping risks of viral hepatitis, fatty liver and excessive alcohol use. 

Palm Card | Hepatitis B Vaccine: Complete the 3 Dose Series (PDF). Provides information and guidance to complete the full Hep B vaccine series. 

American Liver Foundation Brochures in Arabic, French & Swahili

CDC Hepatitis B: Are You at Risk? Information for People from Africa
PDF Adobe PDF file PDF Adobe PDF file French Adobe PDF file French Adobe PDF file
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