Screening adult children of hepatitis C-infected baby boomers: barriers to testing and prevalence estimates

Screening adult children of hepatitis C-infected baby boomers: barriers to testing and prevalence estimates

September 10 2020
30 minutes
Webinar series
Innovations in Hepatitis Elimination
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Join this discussion on the barriers experienced in implementing the Baby Boomer HCV screening recommendations and what lessons must be learned to effectively implement universal HCV screening in the United States and other countries, a necessary step in many contexts to achieving elimination. Dr. John Ward oversaw the release of the Baby Boomer screening recommendations as Director of the CDC Division of Viral Hepatitis. He will speak with Dr. Goldberg from the University of Miami (Florida) on the barriers experienced in his practice to implementing these recommendations and will explore what lessons can be learned for implementing the new CDC universal HCV screening recommendations.