This HCV Health session will highlight local and state initiatives that demonstrate effectiveness of HIV, HCV, and/or behavioral health screening and care integration to enhance health outcomes for people co-infected with HIV and HCV. The panelists will review rationale, key strategies, and lessons learned from integrated HIV, HCV, and/or behavioral health service delivery in the southern U.S.
This HCV Health session will highlight three initiatives/projects that aim to enhance access and engagement in HCV screening, linkage to care, and treatment for individuals who are currently or formerly incarcerated. The panelists will review barriers, strategies, and lessons learned to improve the overall health outcomes of HCV patients in-facility and upon community reentry.
This HCV Health session will focus on structural barriers – including federal, state and local policies, surveillance, and workforce limitations – that impact HCV prevention, care and treatment. The panelists will review federal and state policies that impact minority communities with HCV, strategies to enhance access to syringe services, utilization of local surveillance data to track HCV in healthcare facilities, and resources for training of clinical and non-clinical providers in HCV.