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Hepatitis Clinical Topics

Information about cultural aspects of hepatitis to help inform clinical practice.

Hepatitis Cultural Profiles

The following profiles give a brief overview from a cultural perspective of hepatitis.

Amharic Speaking Hepatitis Cultural Profile

Somali Hepatitis Cultural Profile

Tigrinya Hepatitis Cultural Profile


HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis Advocacy

A national group of advocates, providers, organizations and community members is recognizing the need to join efforts in addressing HIV/AIDS and Hep B among African immigrants. This group is promoting September 9th as National African Immigrant and Refugee HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis Awareness Day (NAIRHHA Day).  In 2016 several organizations joined in a twitter chat to help build awareness of the need for culturally and linguistically appropriate programming and resources.  

View the Barriers and Facilitator to HIV and Viral Hepatitis Screening for African Immigrants #AIHHchat.