March 2017 Newsletter I: #justB Theobald
#justB Theobald's story
Real people sharing their stories of hepatitis

The Hepatitis B Foundation launched another #justB story with Theobald! Theobald shares his experience of learning about his hep B status and starting the Hepatitis Foundation of Ghana

For more information about the #justB campaign, click  here.

Prevent Cancer Foundation Grant opportunity
The Prevent Cancer Foundation funds cancer prevention education and screening programs in communities throughout the US with their community grants program . For 2017, they are expecting to fund up to 10 $25,000 one-year awards. Guidelines for the application are here

Submit your intent to apply  here by March 15 at 6 PM EST. By March 31st, you will be invited to apply if eligible. Final applications are due April 24 at 6 PM EST

For questions, contact

Webinar: Quantitative HBsAg and Its Role in Chronic Hepatitis B Patient Management
Robert Gish, MD is holding a live education webinar on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at  12:00 PM EST . He will explain how to determine HBV disease phase with HBsAg Quantitative test, as well as treatment management for hep B positive patients. He will also discuss how the HBsAg Quantitative  test can be used to predict clinical outcomes for chronic hep B with HBV DNA. Dr. Gish will end with describing the uses of HBsAg Quantitative test for clinical trials for new hep B drugs.

View the invitation here and register  here
Join SF Hep B Free for the 3rd Annual AJ Strong Memorial Run 
SF Hep B Free is partnering with Team Cancer Sucks, a sports endurance community, for a 6.5K Run/Walk at the 3rd Annual AJ Strong Memorial Run on Saturday, April 1 from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM. There will also be a health fair after the race with FREE hep B screening.

Get your tickets  here. Enter the code TCSHEPBFREE to receive $5 off your race ticket. 

Hep B United Webinars Available
Did you miss one of our webinars from the past two weeks? 

Building and Maintaining a Hepatitis B Coalition

You can find the video recording  here. The presentation slides include New Jersey Hepatitis B Coalition from Wen-Chi Chen and Ruth Brogden and Washington State Hepatitis B Coalition from Mohammed Abdul-Kadir. 

Screening for Hepatitis B in Clinical and Community-based Settings  

You can find the video recording here. The presentation slides include Hepatitis B Control Across Clinical and Non-Clinical Settings from Karen Kim and Screening for Hepatitis B in Community-Based settings Guidebook from Jane Pan. 

Visit our website to find more trainings and webinars. 

New African Language Sheets Available!

New African language fact sheets are now available! The "Hepatitis B: Are You At Risk?" and "When Someone in the Family has Hepatitis B" sheets are now available in Amharic, Arabic, and French. 

You can find the African language sheet here. Also, learn more about the Know Hepatitis B campaign here
Hep B United Coalition Partners Across the Country
Hep B United Partners
Community Partners: Asian American Health Coalition (HOPE Clinic). Asian American Health Initiative. Asian Health Coalition. Asian Pacific Health Foundation. Asian Pacific Community in Action. Asian Services in Action Inc. Center for Pan Asian Community Services(CPACS). Charles B Wang Community Health Center. Chinese American Medical Society - Greater Boston Chapter. CCACC Pan Asian Volunteer Health Clinic. Dallas Fort Worth Hepatitis B Free Project. Hep B Free Las Vegas. Hep B Free Los Angeles. Hep B Project. Hep B United Philadelphia. Hep B United Twin Cities. Hep Free Hawaii. Hepatitis B Coalition of WA. Hepatitis B Initiatives of Washington, DC. Hepatitis Education Project. Midwest Asian Health Association. New Jersey Hepatitis B Coalition. North East Medical Services. NYC Hepatitis B Coalition. NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH).  Ohio Asian American Health Coalition. Project Prevention. SF Hep B Free. Mercy Housing and Human Development.
National Non-Profit Partners: Hepatitis B Foundation. Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO). Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness. Research and Training (AANCART). National Task Force on Hepatitis B. National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable. Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. Immunization Action Coalition.
Federal Partners: US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, HHS. HHS Office of Minority Health. White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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