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Hepatitis Awareness Month 2016Itís Hepatitis Awareness Month: Five Reasons We Donít Get Tested, and How to Overcome Them


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Blumberg Prize 2016Hepatitis B Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary at Crystal Ball
April 13 - The Hepatitis B Foundation marked a quarter century as the global authority on hepatitis B at its Crystal Ball on April 8th, which raised nearly $125,000. Dr. Bud Tennant was honored with the Baruch S. Blumberg Prize and Mr. Renold Capocasale received the Community Commitment Award.

New Report: Hepatitis B and C Can Be Eliminated in the United States
April 13 - The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a newreport on Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States that both could be eliminated "but that this would take considerable will and resources."


CDC HepTLC InitiativeThe CDC HepTLC Initiative: Expanding Access to HBV and HCV Testing and Care in the U.S.
May 3 – The CDC Know Hepatitis B campaign featuring the partnership role of Hep B United, a program co-chaired by the Hepatitis B Foundation, is highlighted in the May Public Health Reports. Read more.



Scientists Involved with Hepatitis C CureScientists Involved with Hepatitis C Cure Turn Focus to Hepatitis B
April 4 - A perfect environment of dream team scientists and Dr. Tim Block, scientist and co-founder of the Hepatitis B Foundation, unite at the PA Biotech Center in Bucks County to find a cure for hep B. Listen to this NPR broadcast here.

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer
March 14 – The Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer (1975-2012) shows death rates continue to decline for most cancers, except for liver cancer. The incidence of liver cancer and death rate have increased sharply.



Dr. Antonio Bertoletti to Give the 2016 Bruce Witte Distinguished Lecture at the Hepatitis B Foundation on Thursday March 3rd.

Dr. Bertoletti will speak about the "Immunobiology of Hepatitis B." He is a Professor of Emerging Diseases of the Duke Graduate Medical School of Singapore and a Principal Investigator of the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences, A*STAR.
Read more about Dr. Bertoletti...



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July 28 - World Hepatitis Day
World Health Organization and World Hepatitis Alliance
Events around the world

April 13-17 - EASL Liver Congress
European Association for the Study of the Liver
Barcelona, Spain

May - May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 19 – National Hepatitis Testing Day

May 21-24 - DDW2016
San Diego, CA

May 31 - 3rd ANRS HBV Cure Workshop
French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis
Paris, France

Sept. 8 - AASLD/EASL HBV Treatment Endpoints
From Discovery to Regulatory Approval
Arlington, VA

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