hepatitis c

“Where They’re At”—Harm Reduction in Rural America

On a warm winter night, a small group of harm reduction workers in Charleston, West Virginia, stuffed the trunk of…

August 23, 2022

Hep C Outreach and Anonymity at Harm Reduction Vending Machines

Vending machines have proven to be an unexpected but largely successful harm reduction tool in numerous countries. In jurisdictions such…

June 10, 2022

Ipswich, MA, Considers Opening Its First Syringe Program

The town of Ipswich, Massachusetts is considering establishing a syringe service program (SSP). The effort to do so mirrors local…

June 2, 2022

Alabama Medicaid Under Fire for Denying Drug Users Hep C Cure

On May 9, the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) and AIDS Alabama filed an administrative complaint with…

May 23, 2022

World Hepatitis Day 2021 Platforms a Crisis That “Can’t Wait”

Since 2018, the World Hepatitis Alliance has promoted World Hepatitis Day—July 28—with the hashtag #FindingTheMissingMillions. A global advocacy and awareness…

July 28, 2021

Biden’s Likely “Drug Czar” Presided Over Destruction of WV Syringe Program

President Joe Biden is planning to announce Dr. Rahul Gupta as his pick for the director of the Office of…

March 17, 2021

Elizabeth Owens Was NYC’s Powerhouse HIV Organizer

A powerhouse activist organizing for people living with HIV, drug users and unhoused New Yorkers has died, it was announced…

September 23, 2020

Twenty High-Risk Kentucky Counties Still Don’t Have Syringe Exchange

Harm reduction services are spreading in Kentucky, but not nearly fast enough for some of its most vulnerable residents. A…

August 5, 2020

San Diego County Lawmaker Pushes to End Syringe Exchange Ban

A lawmaker in San Diego County, California is urging his colleagues to rethink a 20-year-old ban on syringe exchanges. By…

March 11, 2020

How to Check Drug Interactions With Hep C Medications

In the United Kingdom, half of surveyed people who inject drugs had been infected with hepatitis C (HCV), and some…

January 6, 2020