EndHepCMA Coalition

Hepatitis C is the number one blood borne illness in the United States, responsible for more deaths than the next 60 reported infectious diseases combined.

Hepatitis C is preventable and treatable!

Join our effort to educate and advocate for the elimination of Hepatitis C in Massachusetts!

For more information please contact Richard Baker, Coalition Coordinator at rbaker@vpi.org or 617-927-0836 x188

 


What's New

Join us on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 for the first ever Hepatitis C Lobby Day and talk to your legislators about this important issue. Organized by the EndHepCMA Coalition.

Last month EndHepCMA partnered with HCV Advocate to train 43 individuals in Western Massachusetts on the basics of Hepatitis C progression, transmission, prevention, and treatment.

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day - Did you know opioid overdoses are preventable? Learn how to respond to an overdose by clicking here to see our helpful infograhic!

On August 21, NVHR submitted a letter commenting on the Draft Interim Report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. We ask the Commission to address the hepatitis B and C epidemics as tragic public health consequences of the opioid crisis when compiling its Final Report. Read the letter here.

The Coalition drafted comments dictating our concern with the proposed changes to MassHealth. We are concerned that several proposals will decrease access and affordability of HCV care to low-income individuals. Click here to read the statement in full. MassHealth 1115 Demonstration Waiver Amendment Request