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Archive for November, 2011
The 10/22 city-wide Hepatitis B screening event brought over 100 volunteers and 200 participants. To remember this special moment, we have created a video that summarizes Saturday, October 22, 2011. Enjoy!
On November 10, 2011 the Hep B Free Philadelphia campaign and Hep B Free Philadelphia – Drexel Chapter put on an education for Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania students. The education presentation focused on the basic information about hepatitis B — its biology, epidemiology, treatment, and prevention– as well as opportunities for students to [...]
Hep B Free Philadelphia’s Chari Cohen and Daniel Chen attended American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2011 annual conference between October 30 and November 2. Ms. Cohen presented “Is chronic hepatitis B being undertreated in the U.S.?” in the Hepatitis B: A Community Health Problem and A Community Solution section on the morning of Monday, [...]
Hep B Free Philadelphia is a proud Prime Sponsor for the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival! Last night at the Opening Night Film & Reception event, Hep B Free Philly’s Daniel Chen, Ray Lum (Associate Professor at Drexel University School of Public Health), Cynthia Chen (Hep B Free Philadelphia-Drexel Chapter president), Zena Yusuf, and John [...]
Thank you for all the community partners and volunteers! We had a great time providing free hepatitis B tests on Saturday, October 22. With help from 20 partner organizations and close to 100 volunteers, we were able to make a difference and provided tests for over 200 community members. We just want to say a [...]
Written by: Chari Cohen, Associate Director for Public Health, Hepatitis B Foundation I admit that I was nervous as I walked into CHOP on 10/22 carrying a load of bright blue B A Hero t-shirts. This was the first time we were screening at this site, and the first time we were going to [...]