HIV and HCV 101 : Understanding the Basics – Jul 28

Posted by Philadelphia FIGHT on July 21, 2020

This introductory course aims to define both HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV). It will provide viewers with information in an effort to strengthen the audience’s knowledge base, and serve as a refresher for those who are in the field. The facilitators, hailing from FIGHT’s Project TEACH, and C a Difference program, respectively, will discuss the ins and outs of HIV and HCV coinfections.

  • 2.3 million people have HIV and HCV co-infection. HIV and Hepatitis C education is a needed tool to improve the quality of life for those living with a dual diagnosis.The facilitators aim to discuss
  • Access to medical services for those living with both HIV and HCV
  • Stigma surrounding an HIV and HCV coinfection
  • The importance of testing, and how that is still an effective tool for prevention

Date and Time: July 28, 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM

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