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Could Better Syringes Reduce HIV Transmission?

February 27, 2013

The Atlantic – The designers of a low-dead-space syringe hope that their innovation could hamper the disease’s spread among the estimated 15.9 million people who inject drugs worldwide.

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Hepatitis C (HCV) Legislative Advocacy Day March 13, 2013

February 12, 2013

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Important News about Medicaid Managed Care & Hepatitis C Treatment Access

December 26, 2012

Important News about Medicaid Managed Care & Hepatitis C Treatment Access
Today, you can still access HCV specialty medications from your local neighborhood pharmacy but – THIS RIGHT IS AT RISK of being taken away! Tens of thousands of New York’s most vulnerable patients enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans are being forced to use mail order pharmacies to fill their HCV specialty prescriptions.  This policy […]

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Are you a HepCpert?

October 19, 2012

Are you a HepCpert?
– Hadiyah Charles, Hepatitis C Advocacy Manager, Harm Reduction Coalition The United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) took place from September 30 – October 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. USCA is the largest annual AIDS-related conference in the country where upwards of 3000 leaders from the national HIV/AIDS and substance use communities, along with high […]

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Good Times at the Museum of Sex

April 12, 2012

Good Times at the Museum of Sex
Hepatitis C Pre-Conference Event On March 19 the Harm Reduction Coalition hosted a networking event at the Museum of Sex on Fifth Avenue in New York City.  The event was held the evening before the New York City 2012 Statewide Viral Hepatitis Conference. The Harm Reduction Coalition wanted to provide an informal networking setting for […]

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Show Your Support for Viral Hepatitis Funding in the US House and Senate

February 17, 2012

Show Your Support for Viral Hepatitis Funding in the US House and Senate
Contact your Members of Congress to urge them to sign on as a co-sponsor to the Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2011 that was introduced in the House and Senate recently. The Act amends the Public Health Service Act and would result in increases to education for patients and health care providers, access to hepatitis […]

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Solidarity with Russian Activists for World AIDS Day

December 5, 2011

Solidarity with Russian Activists for World AIDS Day
In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1, 2011, Harm Reduction Coalition and VOCAL-NY (with the support of our friends at OSI) took part in a global action in solidarity with people who use drugs (PWUDs) and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAs) in Russia. The protests, which took place in 12 countries, were called […]

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