Hepatitis Awareness Month – May 2011

The Impact of HIV-Hepatitis Co-Infection May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, an observance intended to remind us of the high, under-recognized hepatitis-associated disease burden in this country and of the often neglected opportunities for prevention and care. An estimated 3.5-5.3 million Americans have chronic viral hepatitis, which is a leading cause of primary liver cancer. People living with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis and the related adverse health … [Read more...]

WORLD MALARIA DAY – April 25, 2011

World Malaria Day April 25, 2011 More than three billion people are at risk of malaria, according to the World Health Organization. That’s roughly half the world population. And while malaria is both preventable and treatable, one million lose their lives to the disease every year. Children are particularly vulnerable. In fact, a child dies every 30 seconds because of malaria. April 25th is World Malaria Day. We hope you will join us in the fight against malaria and take a … [Read more...]

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